California

March 16, 2002, 11am PST
The builder says that, "We've married something new and fresh to something old and historic." But will it work?
The Los Angeles Times
March 16, 2002, 8am PST
She likes to "build out of things that aren't pretending to be something else." She has enthusiasm for experimentation.
The Los Angeles Times
March 15, 2002, 10am PST
A proposed $6 billion bond measurewould help fund the construction of ahigh-speed train between the Bay Area and Los Angeles as early as 2005.
The San Francisco Chronicle
March 15, 2002, 8am PST
Developer Mark J. Weinstein says his plan to turn an ageing property into modern residential lofts, coffee shops, and a promenade, is exactly what Los Angeles needs to reinvent itself.
The Los Angeles Times
March 14, 2002, 11am PST
City leaders in Fresno, CA, have unveiled a $30 million plan to will revitalize the city's downtown. Will it succeed?
The Fresno Bee
March 13, 2002, 9am PST
A California tax-sharing bill forces the regionalism issue, but opposition holds firm.
California Planning and Development Report
March 12, 2002, 1pm PST
David Broder analyses Robert Hertzberg's reform effort
The Metro Investment Report
March 12, 2002, 7am PST
After the 1992 LA riots, several supermarket chains promised to build in the inner city. It never happened.
The Los Angeles Times
March 12, 2002, 6am PST
A new Reason report ranks California’s 10 largest cities on how well they deliver services.
Reason Public Policy Institute
March 11, 2002, 10am PST
Now Hollywood is also talking about secession. Will it be on the ballot in November with the Valley and harbor areas?
The Los Angeles Times
March 11, 2002, 8am PST
The second-largest city in the U.S. is transforming itself as it grows inward and upward. Planners praise new anti-sprawl projects inside the city.
The New York Times
March 11, 2002, 6am PST
By pushing the homeless out of public spaces, these San Francisco plazas have gone from bad to worse. John King offers a case study.
The San Francisco Chronicle
March 8, 2002, 1pm PST
A long-time pattern of uneven development has put a severe strain on public services in the core of Los Angeles County.
The Los Angeles Times
March 8, 2002, 9am PST
The Los Angeles Conservancy has prepared a set of guidelines to guide alterations to historic buildings in downtown Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Conservancy
March 7, 2002, 11am PST
New bridge planned in San Francisco, the largest public works project in California's history, will be one of the safest structures in the Bay Area.
National Geographic
March 7, 2002, 9am PST
In a surprise announcement after voters reject a regional airport, the Navy says it will sell the former El Toro Marine base.
The Los Angeles Times
March 7, 2002, 7am PST
Slow-growth advocates in California were victorious in eight of fourteen local ballot measure elections on March 5.
California Planning and Development Report
March 6, 2002, 2pm PST
Scientists try to beat the clock by eradicating the invasive seaweed in the Lagoon before it spreads to the Pacific Ocean.
North County Times Escondido-Oceanside-Vista
March 6, 2002, 11am PST
A new report focuses on the detrimental effects of urban sprawl, logging and energy exploration on California's wilderness.
California Wilderness Coalition
March 6, 2002, 7am PST
San Francisco's liberal tolerance for homeless people appears to be near the breaking point.
The Christian Science Monitor