Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek

August 29, 2004, 11am PDT
Cities in Contra Costa County, CA, find smart growth appealing.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
February 28, 2004, 11am PST
The Governor's top environmental aide unveiled California's plan to build hydrogen stations every 20 miles along major highways by 2010.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
February 22, 2004, 7am PST
The City of Berkeley, CA, is re-considering charging a fee to residents who own three or more cars.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
January 15, 2004, 9am PST
California's new Business, Transportation and Housing Secretary, Sunne Wright McPeak, wants to link state transportation fuding with housing construction.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
December 13, 2003, 11am PST
A study on poverty in the San Francisco area shows that skyrocketing housing costs have kept residents from meeting basic household budgets.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
November 13, 2003, 1pm PST
In efforts to increase the availability of affordable housing, a new California state law will make the construction of granny units easier.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
November 13, 2003, 7am PST
A business group in the Bay Area invests in a private firm 'to bring private dollars into poor neighborhoods and promote infill, local business revitalization and contaminated site cleanup.'
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
June 26, 2003, 12pm PDT
Cities and counties tussle over who controls growth in Contra Costa.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
June 24, 2003, 8am PDT
While New Urbanists suggest that urban sprawl may be responsible for expanding waistlines, detractors think otherwise.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
June 20, 2003, 2pm PDT
A study by the Greenbelt Alliance urges Contra Costa County, CA, to fight sprawl.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
June 16, 2003, 10am PDT
After thirty years, BART finally reaches the San Francisco International Airport.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
June 8, 2003, 7am PDT
A new ordinance in Contra Costa, CA will restrict full-service grocery stores in super-stores.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
May 20, 2003, 3pm PDT
A historic growth summit brings together 200 elected and planning officials to shape the region's future.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
May 16, 2003, 1pm PDT
Contra Costa, CA, is seeking a ballot measure to shift responsibility to the public for deciding on changes to the county's urban growth boundary.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
March 20, 2003, 1pm PST
Estimates by The Association of Bay Area Governments predict that the region will add 2 million more people by 2030.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
March 15, 2003, 1pm PST
Plans for a BART extension are being evaluated by smart growth standards.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
February 12, 2003, 1pm PST
Six Bay Area agencies plan for the future.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
November 15, 2002, 12pm PST
The California city of Vacaville is admonished to curb its sprawling ways; planners told to embrace smart growth.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
September 13, 2002, 9am PDT
The California Coastal Commission is set to adopt a coastal land use plan that the 27-mile-long ritzy seaside community has avoided for a quarter century.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
September 2, 2002, 7am PDT
New clean water requirements to treat runoff will is expected to cost developers $300 million in Northern California.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek