California

September 24, 2002, 12pm PDT
San Diego County is planning on using a single "smart-card" system for buses, trolley, and commuter rail.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
September 23, 2002, 6am PDT
Although it has often been accused of hogging water by its neighbors, Southern California is leading the way in conservation and reservoir storage.
The Los Angeles Times
September 22, 2002, 7am PDT
Forest City's Greg Vilkin eyes the future of Downtown Los Angeles' South Park, and what makes a successful developer.
Downtown News
September 20, 2002, 7am PDT
Reversing a previous decision, the California Department of Transportation will allow all banners to be flown on freeway overpasses.
The Los Angeles Times
September 19, 2002, 5am PDT
The New Yorker Reviews Rafael Moneo's new Our Lady of the Angeles Cathedral in Los Angeles.
The New Yorker
September 18, 2002, 10am PDT
Nearly 300,000 property owners in Santa Clara County, CA will pay a an extra $20 for the preservation of open space.
San Jose Mercury News
September 18, 2002, 7am PDT
Aging regional malls with land assemblages of 50 acres or more, obsolete buildings and dwindling customer bases look like good quarries for school sites.
California Planning and Development Report
September 17, 2002, 12pm PDT
Only in California does a trailer park reach historic status.
The Los Angeles Times
September 16, 2002, 2pm PDT
Metropolitan transit board endorsed a bill that shifts transit planning and construction authority to San Diego County's regional planning agency. [Link Corrected]
The San Diego Union-Tribune
September 15, 2002, 11am PDT
Freemont, CA, is considering a new policy that aims for more affordable and high-density housing.
San Jose Mercury News
September 14, 2002, 7am PDT
Yellin, one of Los Angeles' most respected and successful urban developers, has passed away.
Downtown News
September 13, 2002, 12pm PDT
Using magnets and sensors, the PATH consortium will present a demonstration of the driverless bus next month.
The Daily Californian
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 13, 2002, 6am PDT
Efforts are underway to fight a water pollutant from the Cold War has been found in drinking water across the country.
Wall St. Journal
September 12, 2002, 8am PDT
Voters and elected officials prefer different types of growth managementstrategies.
California Planning and Development Report
September 12, 2002, 5am PDT
Sparked by a new Los Angeles Cathedral, religious architecture is expanding across racial and religious lines. Can this infrastructure unite sprawling cities?
The Christian Science Monitor
September 11, 2002, 3am PDT
Catellus Development faces another uphill batter to build housing on one of Los Angeles' prime residential sites, directly above Playa Vista.
The Los Angeles Times
September 10, 2002, 8am PDT
Three new massive developments -- one of which would be the largest housing project in L.A. County's history -- along the windswept Grapevine would link Los Angeles and Bakersfield.
The Los Angeles Times
September 9, 2002, 6am PDT
With just two months to the election, the secession movement hasn't been able to develop a credible revolutionary zeal.
The Los Angeles Times
September 7, 2002, 9am PDT
State parks ban dogs and kite-flying at many San Mateo County beaches to protect plover habitat.
Half Moon Bay Review