Los Angeles County

710 Report Looms w/ Rose Parade, Old Town Impacts – Shakeups at Caltrans & Metro – Garcetti at Occidental

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.”


San Francisco Board of Supervisors Call for EPA and FCC Studies on Health Impacts of Wireless Technology

San Francisco joins Glendale, California and other communities in calling for review of FCC radiofrequency emissions standards.

LA County Supervisors Deny Cell Site Permit After Appeal from Hacienda Heights Residents 1

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.