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This week, the Los Angeles City Council will consider a proposal that could lead to complete streets improvements for Pacific Coast Highway in the Wilmington community.

The proposal, which originated from a motion introduced this past March by 15th District Councilmember Joe Buscaino, focuses on an approximately 4.5-mile stretch of PCH between Western Avenue and the Los Angeles - Long Beach border.  If adopted, the City would request that Caltrans conduct a comprehensive study of current travel conditions along the corridor, potentially leading to changes intended to improve conditions for cyclists, pedestrians, transit riders and motorists per a report from the City's Chief Legislative Analyst.

The CLA has recommended that the Council adopt the motion.

Additional details are currently unclear.

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Proposed Weingart Center Towers Take a Step Forward

The Downtown nonprofit hopes to build high-rise affordable housing at 6th and San Pedro.
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In early 2017, the Weingart Center for the Homeless filed plans with the City of Los Angeles to construct new affordable housing on two sites at the intersection of 6th and San Pedro Streets in Downtown Los Angeles.  That project has taken a key step forward, with the publication of an environmental report by the Department of City Planning