Michael Woo

Parks Forward Commission

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Member of the Parks Forward Commission and dean of the College of Environmental Design at Cal Poly Pomona; formerly the chair of the Board of Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles, the nonprofit organization that runs the Hollywood Farmers' Market, and Professor of Urban Planning at the University of Southern California; former LA City Councilman for the 13th District and former member of the Los Angeles City Planning Commission

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Three years ago, California was threatening to close state parks due to a lack of maintenance and declining attendance.

CA Parks Need to Diversify and Upgrade to Survive

Three years ago, California was threatening to close state parks due to a lack of maintenance and declining attendance.

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It's only open on Sundays, but there's enough money left over to help similar markets sell fresh produce in Watts, Atwater Village and other neighborhoods where they can't make it on…

In the Heart of Hollywood: Produce or Parking?

It's only open on Sundays, but there's enough money left over to help similar markets sell fresh produce in Watts, Atwater Village and other neighborhoods where they can't make it on…

from Which Way, L.A.?

As a City Councilman years ago, Mike Woo initiated a moratorium on billboards in Los Angeles.

Ninth Circuit Says City Can Stop the Billboards

As a City Councilman years ago, Mike Woo initiated a moratorium on billboards in Los Angeles.

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