Community / Economic Development

July 15, 2003, 5am PDT
Mixed results, a poor economy, and budget woes are forcing a much more critical look at technology-based economic development programs.
Los Angeles Regional Technology Alliance
July 15, 2003, 4am PDT
The 58-mile, often dry, concrete-lined Los Angeles River is a far cry from New York's East River. But that is changing, albeit slowly.
The Los Angeles Times
July 14, 2003, 9am PDT
Chattanooga, Long Beach, Atlanta, Denver, Duluth... The list goes on. Are aquariums the new secret to revitalizing downtown?
USA Today
July 14, 2003, 6am PDT
Who are the "young creatives" and what does the buzz about the "creative class" tell us about our cities?
The Washington Post Writers Group
July 13, 2003, 9am PDT
ShoreBank, known for its investments in community development in the U.S., is expanding its services to developing countries.
Chicago Sun-Times
July 12, 2003, 1pm PDT
A critial mass or residents is achieving what past revitalization efforts haven't: a 24x7 downtown in Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Times
July 11, 2003, 1pm PDT
Local employers in Austin, TX participate in a job fair for the homeless.
KnowledgePlex
July 11, 2003, 9am PDT
A change in a Texas law precludes the ability of development boards to fund retail projects.
KnowledgePlex
July 11, 2003, 5am PDT
The traditional shopping mall is approaching dinosaur status.
The Salt Lake Tribune
July 10, 2003, 9am PDT
A report titled "Citizens' Vision For Smart Growth" includes a 51-point checklist of "Sustainability Assessment Criteria" for evaluating if a project is sustainable.
Sustainable Pittsburgh
July 9, 2003, 2pm PDT
Metro Investment Report interviews the Chair of Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network, Keith Kennedy, on the need for fiscal reforms to help generate growth in the Valley.
The Metro Investment Report
July 9, 2003, 5am PDT
In only a few years, Indian tribes in California have developed Vegas-style casinos across much of the state.
California Planning and Development Report
July 8, 2003, 9am PDT
Enrique Penalosa, the Mayor of Bogota, discusses how transportation has changed the nature of this Colombian city.
Yes Magazine
July 8, 2003, 7am PDT
Residents of Crenshaw Blvd. say that city hall's proposal disrespects the culture embodied by the road and its name.
The Christian Science Monitor
July 7, 2003, 2pm PDT
The Mall is headed for extinction. What will take its place?
CNN
July 7, 2003, 10am PDT
Why have nearly 200 communities fought to keep big-box stores out?
Akron Beacon Journal
July 6, 2003, 1pm PDT
While CDCs are focused on trying to revitalize neighborhoods, what makes them tick behind the scenes?
Shelterforce Online
July 5, 2003, 11am PDT
San Diego is no longer ranked number one for business; the lack of affordable housing is one factor cited.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
July 5, 2003, 7am PDT
Many cities are building architecturally compelling museums and performing arts centers to attract national attention.
Smart City
July 2, 2003, 6am PDT
Bruce Wilkey encourages communities to keep out "big boxes."
The Chattanoogan