City Views

CityViews 6/14/12: Downtown Parking/Scavenging for Food



Segment 1:

It’s tough to find a parking spot in downtown. At least, that’s the perception among some downtown shoppers and business owners. So fiddling with parking meter rates and when those rates would be enforced raises red flags for those wanting to promote downtown vitality and accessibility. On Thursday, we’ll talk about proposed street parking changes now being considered by the Salt Lake City Council.


  • Salt Lake City Councilman Charlie Luke
  • David Everitt, Chief of Staff, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker





Segment 2:

Looking for locally-grown foods and the businesses that bring it to market? Just follow the clues at the 2nd Annual Treasure Hunt for Local Food. On Thursday, we’ll learn more about the variety and availability of local foods in Salt Lake City.



  • Rachel Hodson, Edible Wasatch Magazine
  • Andree Walker Bravo, Utah Society for Environmental Education

The Second Annual Edible Wasatch Treasure Hunt will be held Saturday, June 16 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Reservoir Park, 42 S. University St., Salt Lake City. Registration is $20. More information at

City Views
City Views was a daily public affairs program that ran on KCPW from 2011 to 2013. It was hosted by Jennifer Napier-Pearce, who later went on launch and host "Behind the Headlines," the weekly news roundup from KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune. The show featured news reports and interviews with policymakers, local newsmakers and
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