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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 10, 2000
Re "Santa Monicas Searching for Balance," Aug. 20. The article tells of 3,700 housing units being [allowed] on mountainous properties along the Ventura Freeway corridor, including the cities of Hidden Hills, Agoura and Calabasas, all in Los Angeles County. I'm alarmed at the continuing loss of open space. This is urban sprawl! When you move, choose a house or an apartment where you can walk, bike or take mass transportation to most destinations. Stop spending so much time driving.
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April 21, 2014 | By Daniel K. Gardner
Premier Li Keqiang wants to wean the Chinese economy off its dependence on export trade in cheap electronics, clothes, toys and tchotchkes of all variety. Let the Chinese people consume instead, he says, and let them consume products and services of high value. But how do you take a developing country like China, where saving has traditionally been favored over spending, and transform it into a nation of mass consumers? Simple, Li explains: You urbanize it, because city dwellers earn much more and spend much more.