by Joel Kotkin
California may never secede, or divide into different states, but it has effectively split into entities that could not be more different.
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By Rick Harrison
For the past four decades, technology has improved nearly all aspects of our life - except for the physical land development patterns of our cities.
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by Aaron M. Renn
Mariza Ruelas currently faces up to two years in jail in California for the crime of selling ceviche through a Facebook food group. Welcome to the mad world of American food regulation.
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by Wendell Cox
The proposed privately financed high-speed rail line from Houston to Dallas is projected to have a revenue shortfall of $21.5 billion in its first 40 years...
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by Wendell Cox
The intensity of traffic on Los Angeles freeways is astounding; noticeably worse than most other places in the country. With increasing urban density it is likely to worsen.
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by Joel Kotkin
With two football teams moving to Los Angeles, a host of towers rising in a resurgent downtown and an upcoming IPO for L.A.'s signature start-up, Snapchat parent Snap Inc., one can make a credible case that L.A. is back.
by Peter Gordon
The L.A. Times notes that LA Metro ridership is still falling -- even though billions have been (mis)spent on extra capacity over the last 30+ years. By my count that's the second time this year that the Times has broached this tender topic.
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