Beyond Freeways: Commerce, Community, and Contention along Los Angeles’s 710 Corridor

How a freeway crushes communities, how residents are fighting back plans to make it even bigger, and what alternatives have been presented to yet more of the same…. By Justin Gerdes Photographs and additional reporting by Leila Dee Dougan Edited and with an Introduction by Richard Risemberg Produced by Richard Risemberg and eByline Introduction By […]

From Commerce to Community

Though the economy remains depressed, traffic at the side-by-side ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has been inching back up to historical levels. With the return of business come renewed calls for terminal expansion to handle the millions of shipping containers landed or loaded in San Pedro Bay every year. There are two obstacles […]