California

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
September 6, 2002, 2pm PDT
Former LA Airport Commission President Dan Garcia discusses the current $9.6 billion airport modernization proposal.
The Metro Investment Report
September 6, 2002, 11am PDT
Native Americans are pushing for veto powers over development projects in California that impact historically-significant sites.
The Christian Science Monitor
September 6, 2002, 7am PDT
San Jose's Mayor proposes California's largest program for a region where rapidly risng housing costs are forcing many middle-income families to leave.
The San Francisco Chronicle
September 6, 2002, 6am PDT
An agreement between two California cities would establish a permanent green line of prime farmland preserve between the cities.
The Sacramento Bee
September 5, 2002, 1pm PDT
Architecture critic Leon Whiteson discusses the relationship between Los Angeles and its avant-garde architects.
The Planning Report
September 5, 2002, 9am PDT
Don't count on a debate about growth during this year's California race for governor.
California Planning and Development Report
September 3, 2002, 11am PDT
The Economist examines the economic and quality-of-life impacts of the dot-com boom on California's Bay Area.
The Economist
September 3, 2002, 9am PDT
Michael Harrah is credited with the urban renewal of downtown Santa Ana, CA -- becoming a millionaire in the process. He's also a stunt-pilot.
The Los Angeles Times
September 3, 2002, 7am PDT
Former president of the LAX Airport Commission expresses "grave reservations" about Los Angeles Mayor Hahn's plan.
The Metro Investment Report
September 2, 2002, 7am PDT
New clean water requirements to treat runoff will is expected to cost developers $300 million in Northern California.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
August 30, 2002, 9am PDT
Ending a contentious two-year planning process, the federal agency that oversees the Presidio has adopted a 30-year master plan.
The San Francisco Chronicle
August 30, 2002, 8am PDT
An interview with CityLink Investment Corporation's CEO William Jones in which he discusses how the City Heights neighborhood of San Diego is being transformed and revitalized.
The Planning Report
August 30, 2002, 5am PDT
California's Bay Area has been successful in returning brownfields to productive use.
The Oakland Tribune
August 29, 2002, 1pm PDT
An interview discussing the recent Superior Court decision claiming that LAUSD failed to meet lawful requirements in applying Alternative School Facilities Fees.
The Planning Report
August 29, 2002, 10am PDT
California's legislative attempt to focus growth through legislation is abandoned.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
August 28, 2002, 1pm PDT
An infrastructure fee shortfall for an 1,840-acre project in a Central California Valley city could reach into the tens of millions of dollars.
California Planning and Development Report
August 28, 2002, 11am PDT
A former city manager and current real estate developer discusses the development trade-offs California cities face stemming from Prop. 13.
The Planning Report
August 26, 2002, 12pm PDT
Sacramento planners, aiming for "neighborly city streets" propose limiting houses with protruding garages.
The Sacramento Bee
August 26, 2002, 11am PDT
The San Francisco Chronicle examines the challenges facing two communities in Oakland, CA as they try to improve.
The San Francisco Chronicle