02/03/2011 03:20 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Fix California Redevelopment -- Don't Kill It

Governor Jerry Brown has proposed the elimination of California's redevelopment agencies. But a better idea is to refocus redevelopment on its original noble mission -- the alleviation of poverty and the strengthening of disadvantaged communities. This is more important today than ever before.

Read more in today's L.A. Times oped.