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The World Health Organization estimates that 92 percent of people live in places with poor air quality. This contributes to serious cardiovascular and respiratory problems....
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Posted on Nov 13, 2017
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Long-term transportation planning is a challenge. It aims to make the movement of goods and people more efficient. Yet, to be truly effective, it must...
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Posted on Nov 06, 2017
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The crisis of homelessness in California is sobering. One out of every 332 people in the state is homeless. California is home to 21.5 percent...
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Posted on Oct 30, 2017
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Cudahy, California was named for its founder, Michael Cudahy. The meat-packing magnate purchased the land in 1908, dividing it up into narrow but unusually long...
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Posted on Oct 23, 2017
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Compton, California is a city on the rise. It was recently named an "Entrepreneurial Hot Spot" by Cognetics, Inc., an independent economic research firm. It’s not...
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Posted on Oct 16, 2017
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Once known as Dairy Valley, the City of Cerritos, California historically had more cows and chickens than people. The city has grown a lot since...
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Posted on Oct 09, 2017
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The city of Bell, California is a small city that’s friendly and safe. Bell features a young and diverse population and is conveniently located close...
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Posted on Oct 02, 2017
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For most U.S. citizens, technology has become a part of everyday life. Three-quarters of Americans now have smartphones. These pocket-sized computers put a wealth of...
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Posted on Sep 25, 2017
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Nobody enjoys sitting in traffic. Lengthy commutes have a negative impact on both mental and physical health. Those who regularly sit in traffic report increased...
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Posted on Sep 18, 2017
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California has been successful in reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 1 percent each year over the last decade. This is serious progress toward the Global...
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Posted on Sep 11, 2017
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The average Los Angeles commuter spends about 104 hours each year stuck in traffic, according to the data company Inrix. In addition to all this...
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Posted on Sep 04, 2017
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Gateway Cities COG Air Quality Action Plan

Due in part to the heavy concentration of goods movement and industry in and around the Gateway Cities, the sub?region has historically experienced the adverse impacts of air pollution. Learn More