California is looking to fast-track a pilot project that would exempt some construction projects from environment-related legal challenges. It's a move aimed at speeding development and creating jobs, but critics say it will harm the environment.
Feb 12, 2010 The Desert Sun
Palm Springs has rediscovered a historic district that's been on the books for 23 years, but has been somehow forgotten until this week. Preservationists see this as a huge win, a way to protect the unique neighborhood and showcase its architecture.
Sep 12, 2009 The Desert Sun
<p>Palm Springs -- once the epicenter of Spring Break -- is criticized by many for lacking public spaces. Now, a collection of architects, planners and urban designers have put out some ideas for improving the city.</p>
Feb 25, 2008 The Desert Sun
The Coachella Valley Association of Governments hosted a smart-growth forum to discuss how to handle the Valley's expanding population.
Nov 11, 2005 The Desert Sun