February 16, 2016
The most important tools of local government for shaping the economy are indirect but very powerful over the long term – land use and transportation. A newly formed group – Coalition to Preserve LA – contends that L.A. city government is not doing a very good job adhering to its…
February 10, 2016
The “gig economy,” the “on-demand economy,” the “sharing economy,”— whatever term we use, there’s a lot of talk about rapid technology-enabled changes in the nature of work. The fact is we are living in an increasingly connected world, with new tools and opportunities, commerce transacted on digital platforms and many…
November 15, 2015
El Niño Will Not Solve California’s Drought [here].
October 28, 2015
A Face of Civic Leadership in Los Angeles – Andrew Hauptman Article: [here].
April 3, 2015
Russell Goldsmith: Stepping to the Top Rung City National Bank Chairman & CEO Russell Goldsmith discusses the $5.4-billion merger with Royal Bank of Canada and his advocacy for Los Angeles’ civic and cultural strengths by Whitney Vendt Q2 2015 CEOs, Finance, Real Estate & Finance, The C-Suite cnb4 Photo by…
March 31, 2015
Global L.A. – Los Angeles – Pacific Council On International Policy Report See the full report [here].
March 23, 2015
L.A. Coalition Chairman Russell Goldsmith Discusses CA’s and L.A.’s Economy on KNX. [The Interview]
March 16, 2015
City National Economy & Jobs Report First Quarter 2015 Good GDP: The California economy ended the year on a strong note as annual growth for 2014 came in at an estimated 2.9% over real output levels the prior year. This was an acceleration over the 2.0% increase last year and…
January 28, 2015
Los Angeles is moving full-speed to build walkable communities, encourage transit ridership, and promote tourism on “great streets” within our transforming neighborhoods. This exciting momentum to strengthen the City’s urban assets and leverage our physical infrastructure to build stronger communities, however, has accompanied years of disinvestments in core quality of…