News Articles from February 26 – March 11, 2015

From The Los Angeles Daily News:

Village at Westfield Topanga to open in September, Sears and Macy’s to get major makeover

“The $350 million Village at Westfield Topanga being built in Warner Center will open in September, and two adjacent malls will get major renovations, Westfield Corp. announced Monday.”

http://www.dailynews.com/business/20150309/village-at-westfield-topanga-to-open-in-september-sears-and-macys-to-get-major-makeover

From The Atlantic Citylab:

A Dreamy New Database for L.A. Architecture Nerds

“15 years in the making, the most complete resource on L.A.’s historic built environment has just launched.”

http://www.citylab.com/design/2015/02/a-dreamy-new-database-for-la-architecture-nerds/385976/?utm_source=nl_daily_link5_022615

From The California Sunday Magazine via StreetsBlog LA:

Auto Correction: L.A. Rethinks its Car Culture

“Where public transit in L.A. used to be the mode of necessity for those who couldn’t afford a car, it’s become a lifestyle choice for increasing numbers of residents.”

https://stories.californiasunday.com/2015-03-01/la-future/

From The Atlantic CityLab:

With Less Pollution, L.A. Kids Are Growing Stronger Lungs

“That’s according to researchers at the University of Southern California who spent 20 years following school kids in the L.A. Basin. They say children they monitored from 2007 to 2011—specifically those aged 11 to 15—have much better lung development than a similarly aged group did in the 1990s.”

http://www.citylab.com/work/2015/03/with-less-pollution-la-kids-are-growing-stronger-lungs/387034/?utm_source=nl_daily_link1_030615

From StreetsBlog LA:

Press Reports: Denver’s Phil Washington to Be Named New Metro CEO

“L.A. Observed is reporting that Phillip A. Washington will be the new CEO of Metro.”

http://la.streetsblog.org/2015/03/11/press-reports-denvers-phil-washington-to-be-named-new-metro-ceo/

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