LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles and San Diego officials are both crafting plans to rectify years of deferred maintenance on crumbling city streets and sidewalks with plans that will require billions of dollars in bonds.

Two Los Angeles City Council members are now aiming to have a $3 billion general obligation bond backed by property taxes on the November 2014 ballot, while San Diego's newly-created infrastructure committee is working on a five-year plan that will include tackling nearly $900 million in deferred maintenance for its streets.

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