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The Next Player in the ‘Smart City’ Game: WeWork – CityLab

The co-working startup is hatching plans to deploy data to reimagine urban problems. In the past, it has profiled neighborhoods based on class indicators. Source:...

Democrats’ House takeover could mean big changes for California water policy

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy hoped to use a year-end government-funding bill to slip through an extension of a federal law that sends more...

Why So Much Plastic Is Found on the Great Lakes’ Beaches – CityLab

Source: Why So Much Plastic Is Found on the Great Lakes’ Beaches – CityLab

Houston Passes New Building Rules for Flood Resilience

When the waters of Hurricane Harvey receded, a staggering number of Houston-area residents were left with steep cleanup costs — and no insurance to...

Can Fighting Blight Prevent Gun Violence?

light is demonstrably hard on city budgets — particularly the coffers of local police and fire departments, which have to deal with the increased levels...

Palo Alto Wants to Tear Down a Giant Computer-Egg Sculpture—But the Artist Says It Violates Her Rights

The Visual Artists Rights Act, known as VARA, could be set for another key test later this month, if the city of Palo Alto,...

Senate tax measure helps President Trump pivot away from clean energy and back to fossil fuels

The Trump administration’s campaign for “American energy dominance,” which focuses on elevating the nation’s fossil fuel production, received a potential big boost from Republican senators...

Southern California water agency approves pitching in $4.3 billion for massive delta tunnels project

Southern California’s largest water agency Tuesday threw a lifeline to California WaterFix, approving a $4.3-billion buy-in to the water delivery project.The closely watched vote...

More than murals, Wide Open Walls is a sign Sacramento has finally arrived

Most days, the tree-lined midtown streets near The Sacramento Bee are quiet and predictable. In other words, boring. But on Friday, as the clock...

The Garcetti Decade*: A chance to shape L.A. more broadly than any mayor since Tom Bradley

In 2009, Los Angeles magazine put a picture of Antonio Villaraigosa, newly elected to a second term as mayor, on its cover beneath a...

Obama gives presidential medals to Silicon Valley, Hollywood, sports and rock stars

For the last time before he leaves office, President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Tuesday, bestowing it on 21 stars of Silicon Valley,...