Local Government

By Wendell Cox. There was a time when downtown Los Angeles was the commercial center of Southern California. According to Robert Fogelson, writing in his classic Downtown: Its Rise and Fall (1880-1950)“nearly half” of Los Angeles residents went downtown every day ...

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Local Government

Originally posted on Rocky Mountain Institute’s RMI Outlet. By Laurie Guevara-Stone. California is known for being a leader in solar energy, but a small county in Northern California has taken things a step further. It has become the first county ...

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Local Government

By Matthew McClellan. As cities respond to the growing presence of ridesharing services like Uber, Lyft, Sidecar, and others, even the name “ridesharing” is up for debate. Traditionally, for-hire car services have fallen into two broad categories, distinguished by how ...

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