The SR-710 Environmental Impact Report is scheduled for release; cities are mobilizing to fight a huge freeway/tunnel proposal. Pasadena Council member Steve Madison, and Joe from El Sereno raise alarms about the Rose Parade and impacts to Old Town Pasadena. Meanwhile, Caltrans is criticized for being highway-centric by an independent review commissioned by Governor Jerry Brown, and senior Metro leaders who are the public face of the SR-710 study are let go. Finally, a great interview with Eric Garcetti at Occidental College where he states, “The old way of navigating the city no longer works.”
T-Mobile forces cell towers on Windsor Hills and Hacienda Heights; Israeli government concerned about radiation from 4G deployment.
LA County and City residents outraged by T-Mobile cell tower installed at street corner with no notice.
Glendale, California joins Arlington, Texas and other municipalities in Fifth Circuit Appeal of FCC ‘shot clock’ ruling.
Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA, 29th District) sponsors small business assistance fair in Pasadena.
San Francisco joins Glendale, California and other communities in calling for review of FCC radiofrequency emissions standards.
Glendale, California’s LA county health center is center of privatization controversy fueled by local SIEU opposition.
Updated statistics from California Citizens’ Redistricting Commission applications, as of the first week of January 2010.
LA County Board of Supervisors reverses Planning Commission approval of T-Mobile antennae installations behind Hacienda Heights homes, siting lack of proof of “significant gap in coverage” or evaluation of alternative sites.
Glendale’s homeless program and Burbank’s sustainability program are local models for each other; reducing single-use bag waste is a priority for Sunroom Desk’s editor.l