This week, San Diego's City Council voted to resurrect the city's moribund Planning Department. A government-wide reorganization and energized leadership seem certain to ensure the department won't become a zombie.
Oct 31, 2013 The San Diego Union-Tribune
Mayor Bob Filner's promise to revive San Diego's shuttered planning department became a reality with the announcement of Bill Fulton as its new director. The former mayor and author of the 'definitive guide to California planning' starts on July 8.
Jun 12, 2013 The San Diego Union-Tribune
Former California governors and Southern California Leadership Council members George Deukmejian, Pete Wilson and Gray Davis discuss the necessity of modernizing one of the state's oldest environmental laws in order to protect the state's economy.
Jul 17, 2012 The San Diego Union-Tribune
National City, CA has only 2 acres of public parks per 1000 residents, as opposed to the national average of 10 acres. A new plan proposes to transform a 44-acre golf course into an innovative new central park.
Feb 16, 2010 The San Diego Union-Tribune
CA's chronic budget deficit has taken its toll on transportation funding, be it public transit operations or fixing potholes. An initiative has been launched to prevent diversion of transportation funds just as the Gov. proposed another scheme.
Jan 6, 2010 The San Diego Union-Tribune
<p>Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens has announced his plan to reduce America's dependency on foreign oil, emphasizing the extensive transfer of wealth out of the country it has caused. His plan relies on natural gas vehicles and increasing wind power.</p>
Jul 27, 2008 The San Diego Union-Tribune
<p>An Italian city planner visits San Diego to analyze sprawl-fighting techniques first-hand.</p>
Jun 20, 2008 The San Diego Union-Tribune
<p>Following the lead of law enforcement, San Diego's code enforcement department is opening storefront offices where residents can come in with questions and complaints.</p>
May 12, 2008 The San Diego Union-Tribune
<p>After three decades of planning, a new commuter rail line has opened in the San Diego area.</p>
Mar 11, 2008 The San Diego Union-Tribune
<p>As the city of San Diego prepares to consider a new general plan, the <em>San Diego Union-Tribune</em> looks back at the last 100 years in city planning.</p>
Mar 4, 2008 The San Diego Union-Tribune