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December 26, 2007, 2pm PST
<p>Far more residents left the Golden State than arrived from other states, but births and foreign in-migration kept the state growing to 37,771,431 residents, with 3/4 of total population increase resulting from births alone.</p>
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December 26, 2007, 5am PST
<p>Cohousing could be the answer for seniors looking for a strong sense of community and support from neighbors as they age.</p>
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December 21, 2007, 8am PST
<p>The L.A. Metropolitan Transportation Agency hopes to convert carpool lanes on three freeways to variably priced High Occupancy Toll lanes and win a federal grant. But the plan is upsetting carpoolers and hybrid owners who use these lanes for free.</p>
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December 18, 2007, 5am PST
<p>The city of Long Beach, California has initiated a water conservation campaign, including YouTube videos. As a result, residential water use rates have hit record lows.</p>
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December 17, 2007, 11am PST
<p>Anaheim (Orange County, CA) has big plans: 20,000 urban infill homes planned for their sports district. While the zoning change passed the council on a 4-1 vote, developers will wait for the housing market to recover.</p>
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December 12, 2007, 10am PST
<p>This piece from the <em>Los Angeles Times</em> takes a look at two big ideas for fixing L.A.'s congestion: subway and monorail.</p>
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December 5, 2007, 2pm PST
<p>A Las Vegas homeowner has been convicted of killing more than 500 trees to improve his property's view of the famous Las Vegas Strip.</p>
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December 4, 2007, 2pm PST
<p>Squatters' rights dispute in Colorado causes public outrage.</p>
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December 2, 2007, 5am PST
<p>Plans are moving forward to address the traffic issues on two of L.A.'s most congested streets.</p>
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November 27, 2007, 2pm PST
<p>Public-private partnerships are the most viable option for building and maintaining California's infrastructure according to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who recently announced a plan to explore possible partnerships with private firms.</p>
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November 26, 2007, 2pm PST
<p>The re-discovery of tunnels beneath Fresno, California's Chinatown have sparked interest -- and elaborate rumors -- amongst historic preservationists and residents alike. But some say the rumors exaggerate the real purpose of the tunnels.</p>
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November 26, 2007, 10am PST
<p>A village on an Alaskan island may disappear in 10 to 15 years.</p>
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November 24, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>Environmentalists and hunters have teamed up to fight against developers of a geothermal power plant who want to use the water from a California aquifer that sustains a large swath of vegetation and an active hunting ground.</p>
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November 19, 2007, 9am PST
<p>Kansas City's ambitious urban-renewal effort to reinvent its downtown is being captured on film.</p>
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November 18, 2007, 9am PST
<p>The L.A. planning commission approved regulations requiring that major new developments meet U.S. Green Building Council LEED standards, with the goal of reducing energy use in new building by 15%.</p>
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November 18, 2007, 5am PST
<p>Orange County, California's Little Saigon is not the tourist and cultural center it should be, according to the Urban Land Institute, which has completed a study of the area and released recommendations for revitalization.</p>
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November 15, 2007, 10am PST
<p>Honda, Ford, and GM will put hydrogen fuel cell cars on the road in Southern California.</p>
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November 15, 2007, 9am PST
<p>Developers plan to continue with a major project in downtown L.A. despite a slowing market, confident in demand for environmentally-friendly homes and walkable, urban neighborhoods.</p>
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November 15, 2007, 5am PST
<p>West Los Angeles neighbors of the Museum of Tolerance are opposing a planned addition to the popular Holocaust education center due to increased traffic and noise, and late-night private functions.</p>
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November 12, 2007, 10am PST
<p>New development in Southern California's wildfire zones are required to provide safety features such as special landscaping and fireproof materials. Critics say cost to society is high.</p>
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