In the Media

HCM City, Los Angeles business groups form alliance for sustainable growth

Vietnam News Biz Hub - July 30, 2018

HCM City, Los Angeles establish sustainable economic alliance 

Vietnam Plus - July 30, 2018

LABC Signs Economic Agreement With American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam 

My News LA - July 30, 2018

AUDIO: Is California’s Expensive Housing Scaring Away Job Seekers?

KPCC - June 18, 2018

Parnell chapel wins Los Angeles Architecture Award 

Architecture Now - June 13, 2018

Los Angeles Business Council’s 2018 Architectural Awards Recognize Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills 

Beverly Hills Courier - June 8, 2018

The Culver Steps Wins Prestigious 48th Annual Los Angeles Architectural Award

Benzinga - June 8, 2018

LivingHomes Receives Honors at 48th Annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards 

Markets Insider - June 6, 2018

Vespertine’s Wavy Architecture Wins Big Local LA Design Award

Eater Los Angeles - June 4, 2018

Pen Factory tenant wins top architectural award

Santa Monica Daily Press - June 4, 2018

2018 Architectural Award Winners Reflect Dynamic Reshaping of Los Angeles Landscape 

Yahoo Finance - June 1, 2018

Century Wins Housing Award for Affordable Development at 48th Annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards

Market Insider - June 1, 2018

Is California’s High Cost of Housing Scaring off Job Seekers?

KPCC - May 31, 2018

West Coast Region GDP Rises 32.1%, Outpacing the Nation and Debunking Trump Claims That Environmental Regulations Hurt the Economy 

Morningstar - April 20, 2018 

West Coast’s GDP Up Even as Clean Energy Ramp Up 

socaltech - April 20, 2018 

We’re Winning Greenhouse Gas Battle - April 20, 2018 

LA on Track to Cut Emissions by 45 Percent, Mayor Says 

Patch Los Angeles - April 20, 2018 

Clearing the air on Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE)

The Signal, Santa Clarita Valley - January 19, 2018

Los Angeles is setting the PACE for the clean energy economy

Huffington Post - November 9, 2017  

Garcetti’s pledge to build 100K housing units is ahead of schedule. But there’s a problem

The Real Deal - November 6, 2017  

LA County could get 1 million new residents by 2035

Curbed LA - November 6, 2017  

Broadcast: 89.3 KPCC: Homebuilding is up but affordable housing is still a distant goal

KPCC - November 4, 2017 

LA County expects 1 million more residents by 2035. Can housing catch up?

Los Angeles Daily News - November 3, 2017  

Broadcast: KNX 1070 News Radio

KNX - September 13, 2017 

SoCal economoy will benefit from the 100 percent renewable energy - Los Angeles Daily News, September 12, 2017 

The Real Deal - September 12, 2017  

Development in LA will decline over next two years: UCLA report

The Real Deal - September 12, 2017  

LA Could Miss Out on $583M if it Falls Short on Garcetti Housing Unit Goal: Study

NBC4 - September 12, 2017  

Broadcast: KNX 1070 News Radio

KNX - September 12, 2017 

UCLA Study Says Lack of Housing Could Cost L.A. Millions

KCET - September 12, 2017  

Newhall Ranch isn’t just 21,000-plus houses. It’s a shot at sustainability

SacBee - July 27, 2017  

Solar Beats the Heat 

Huffington Post - July 18, 2017  

Act now on cap-and-trade extension to protect California’s economy

Los Angeles Daily News - July 14, 2017  

Expo Line Extension To Santa Monica Wins LA Architectural Award

Patch SoCal- June 22, 2017 

New downtown courthouse wins top architectural award from LA Business Council

My News LA - June 22, 2017 

Cal Poly Pomona Students Win L.A. Architectural Award

Patch SoCal - June 22, 2017 

47th Annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards Announce Winners

ENR California - June 22, 2017 

UCLA hosts economic forum to discuss Mexico-LA trade relation 

Daily Bruin - May 7, 2017 

Mexican and Los Angeles Business Leaders Promote Shared Economic Vision Despite Uncertain Global Trade Future 

Yahoo Finance - May 5, 2017 

Líderes de México y L.A. promueven visión económica compartida 

LatinoCalifornia - May 5, 2017 

TV Azteca: Hechos Nacional Noche

TV Azteca - May 5, 2017 

Univision: A Primera Hora 

Univision LA 34 - May 5, 2017 

AM Alert 

SacBee - April 28, 2017 

All Charged Up

Los Angeles Business Journal - April 28, 2017 

California may be the most desirable place to live in the US, but employers can’t recruit ’high-performers’ thanks to insane housing prices 

Business Insider - April  14, 2017 

Broadcast: KNX 1070 News Radio

KNX - April 12, 2017 

Leaving coastal California is a ’no brainer’ for some as housing costs rise

Los Angeles Times - April  13, 2017 

L.A.’s housing costs make it harder for compnaies to keep workers here, survey finds 

Los Angeles Times - April  14, 2017 

NBC4: News at 4:00pm 

Adam Lane, Legislative Director, discusses The Affordable Housing Crisis in Los Angeles: An Emlployer Perspective 

Report: Major L.A. Employers Concerned High Housing Costs are Barrier to Attracting and Retaining Talent

Los Angeles Business Journal - April  14, 2017 

Broadcast: KABC 790 News Talk Evolved 

KABC - April 11, 2017

FOX 11 News In Depth: Part 3 

An economic study shows LA stands to gain a lot financially from games in 2024, but what happens if we don’t get them until 2028? And, what does the study show about the impact of summer games in the year 2024? We hear from Economist Robert Kleinhenz and LA Business Council President Mary Leslie.

Fox11 - March 19, 2017

Why clean energy must be part of Fortress California

SacBee - December 15, 2016

Broadcast: All Things Considered 

NPR - October 28, 2016

Bill Witte on LA’s Flawed Planning Proess: "Developers Like Rules"

The Real Deal, Los Angeles Real Estate News - October 31, 2016

Housing Costs, Traffic a Worry for Southland Employers: Top Prospects are Leaving

City News Service / Patch - October 28, 2016

Bobby Tuner Says Council Needs to "Get Their SH*T Together", Prompting Rebuttal from Mayor Garcetti

The Real Deal, Los Angeles Real Estate News - Nobember 1, 2016

LA Rooftop Solar Array Could Power 5,000 Homes 

The Sacramento Bee - April 30, 2016

Mayor May Use Fees for Housing Goals 

LA Times - October 26, 2015 

WATCH: Bringing 2024 Olympics to LA Could Ease Housing Crsis, City Leaders Say

Eye Witness News ABC 7 - October 23, 2015 

Mayor Garcetti asks developers to help fund affordable housing 

KPCC - October 23, 2015 

LABC Names First Female Chair - July 21, 2015 

NBC 4: NewsConference EXTRA

Aired April 26, 2015

Report advocates housing development along L.A. River

Los Angeles Times - April 24, 2015 

Lack of affordable housing threatens California economy

OC Register - April 24, 2015 

 LA: Could the LA River Play a Key Role in Helping LA Meet Its Housing Goals? 

Curbed LA - April 24, 2015

Garcetti says housing shortage, minimum wage linked in Los Angeles 
Los Angeles Times - October 29, 2014 

Leaders talk sustainability at summit on California and climate change
Los Angeles Register - April 29, 2014 

California Drought Is So Bad The State Is Rolling Back Some Environmental Protections
Huffington Post - April 26, 2014 

California governor issues second drought emergency proclamation
Reuters - April 25, 2014 

Gov. Jerry Brown issues new executive order on drought
Los Angeles Times - April 25, 2014 

Gov. Brown Issues Order To Increase State’s Drought Actions
CBS Los Angeles - April 25, 2014 

How L.A. is Implementing the Nation’s Largest Solar Feed-in-Tariff
One Block Off the Grid - March 3, 2014 

LA’s Groundbreaking FiT Program Shines with Energy into the Next Phase - February 19, 2014 

Los Angeles Solar FiT Program Represents 40 MW
Energy Manager Today - February 19, 2014

L.A. Should Home In on Transit
Los Angeles Business Journal - December 23, 2013

Trophy Company Takes Lead in Los Angeles Rooftop Solar

KCET - November 22, 2013 

L.A., Inglewood Offer a Glimpse into the Future
Inglewood Today - October 24, 2013 

Ranking 104 LA Neighborhoods By Their Potential For Affordable, Transit-Friendly Housing
Curbed LA - October 24, 2013

Business Summit: Linking jobs, homes and transit is key to LA’s future
KPCC - October 18, 2013 

Mary Leslie’s Business is to tackle L.A.’s social ills
Los Angeles Times - July 26, 2013

Solar Program Good FiT for L.A.
Los Angeles Daily News - June 27, 2013

L.A. program lets DWP pay customers to generate solar power
Los Angeles Times - June 26, 2013

L.A.’s New Solar Program Gets a Jolt
Los Angeles Daily News - June 26, 2013

Morning News
Fox TV (KTTV) - June 26, 2013

LA now pays for power from solar panels
Associated Press - June 26, 2013

LA Rooftop Solar Project Goes Online in San Fernando Valley
U.S. Department of Energy Blog - June 26, 2013

North Hollywood Apartment Building the First in L.A.’s Solar Program
KCET - June 26, 2013

Los Angeles’ large-scale solar rooftop project begins Wednesday
KPCC - June 24, 2013

Los Angeles Is FiT for the Future
Huffington Post - February 27, 2013

Los Angeles Fits The Bill To Become A Solar Hotspot
Forbes - February 7, 2013

DWP Board Votes to Approve Rooftop Solar Program
Today’s Energy Solutions - January 16, 2013

Inside L.A.’s Brand-New Solar Feed-In Tariff
Solar Industry - January 15, 2013

The argument for a national FIT
FierceEnergy - January 14, 2013

Will a New Mayor Address the Housing Affordability Gap?
KCRW - January 14, 2013

DWP to let customers sell back excess solar energy
Associated Press - January 12, 2013

DWP will buy excess solar energy
LA Times - January 12, 2013

Los Angeles DWP unveils solar power buyback program
LA Times - January 11, 2013

Los Angeles Water and Power commissioners approve rooftop solar incentives for DWP
KPCC - January 11, 2013