As U.S. cities are home to two thirds of the entire population, the practice of city diplomacy has now become essential for local communities to thrive in a globalized society, write Jay Wang and Sohaela Amiri.
The way California organizes under Governor Newsom to deal with the challenges presented by globalization will determine the state’s fundamental prosperity and security, writes Alison Holmes.
Pacific Council member and Consul General of Canada in Los Angeles James Villeneueve pens his goodbye as his term comes to an end.
We purchased the California News Group because we want to preserve the integrity, honesty, and fairness we’ve observed in our decades as avid readers of the Los Angeles Times. The California News Group will continue to play its pivotal role in our communities, from Los Angeles to San Diego, projecting out to the world, writes Patrick Soon-Shiong.
California will now be a major home to international arbitration following the passage of recent legislation, write Michael C. Kelley, Richard Chernick, and Howard B. Miller.
The rise of socially-conscious companies in Los Angeles are contributing to the city's progress toward the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, writes Marissa Moran.
Considering the advancements in communication and transportation technologies, the evolving global roles of cities should be watched closely, writes Sohaela Amiri.
Our inaugural Global Los Angeles Summit featured discussions on the path to a renewable LA, the Sustainable Development Goals, Olympic lessons from Barcelona, water conflict, and more. Read part two of our summit summaries.