California Planning and Development Report

January 3, 2004, 9am PST
Cities and counties of all sizes are adopting regulations to limit development of big box stores.
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November 7, 2003, 5am PST
California voters decided on two dozen land use ballot measures on November 4.
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October 17, 2003, 6am PDT
A major developer uses an innovative design minimizing the impact of cars on an apartment complex, suggesting that the market is ready for such change.
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September 9, 2003, 1pm PDT
New state growth policies could accompany a new governor for California.
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August 7, 2003, 3pm PDT
California Governor Davis' Transportation Congestion Relief Program appears to be self-destructing, along with the entire system of funding state transportation projects.
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July 9, 2003, 5am PDT
In only a few years, Indian tribes in California have developed Vegas-style casinos across much of the state.
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June 2, 2003, 8am PDT
William Fulton explains how a citizen anti-tax initiative passed 25 years ago has turned out to be a major force in shaping the urban and suburban landscape we see throughout the country today.
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April 16, 2003, 5am PDT
Proponents of property rights and other conservatives are attacking smart growth as a theory dreamed up by out-of-touch urban planners.
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April 10, 2003, 7am PDT
Tejon Ranch owns what might be the largest contiguous stretch of land controlled by one property owner in California.
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April 2, 2003, 6am PST
California is negotiating to provide local governments more control over Indian casino development.
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March 19, 2003, 7am PST
For years we’ve debated how big our local governments ought to be — without factoring in economic development.
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March 5, 2003, 8am PST
Despite California's sluggish economy and high housing prices, impact fees continue to rise -- and it could lead to a voter revolt.
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February 7, 2003, 5am PST
The California Supreme Court has sided squarely with planners in a ruling on the status of parcel maps recorded prior to the first state subdivision law.
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February 5, 2003, 7am PST
A voter-approved height limitation initiative does not apply to redeveloped land that was part of a military base, the Fourth District Court of Appeal has ruled.
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January 29, 2003, 7am PST
A Constitutional defect raises other questions about California's Coastal Commission.
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January 23, 2003, 9am PST
The Orange County, CA Planning Department will lay off 39 employees this month because financial troubles have swamped the agency.
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January 8, 2003, 10am PST
California policymakers have long been obsessed with water, and 2003will be no different.
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December 19, 2002, 2pm PST
Ventura County, California, Board of Supervisors approves first tract map for conversial project.
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December 12, 2002, 6am PST
No tract map hearing for an already approved housing development has ever drawn as much attention as the Ahmanson Ranch project on the edge of Los Angeles.
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December 4, 2002, 8am PST
Is the Segway Human Transporter an urban transportation panacea ormobility-oriented snake oil?
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