California

August 17, 2002, 9am PDT
A Planning Commission in Orange County, CA, approves new mansionization restrictions on homeowners building massive homes.
Orange County Register
August 16, 2002, 10am PDT
A coalition will focus on using a land trust to create a string of small parts throughout Los Angeles in low-income areas.
The Los Angeles Times
August 15, 2002, 12pm PDT
According to the Surface Transportation Policy Project, California cities have the greatest number of pedestrian deaths.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
August 15, 2002, 10am PDT
Five opinions on how to control sprawl and make housing affordable in the Bay Area.
San Jose Mercury News
August 14, 2002, 2pm PDT
An example in Contra Costa, CA of politics subverting the planning process.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
August 14, 2002, 12pm PDT
A $37 million upgrade to the San Francisco Bay's electronic toll system will provide real-time info on congestion and traffic.
Newsday
August 14, 2002, 8am PDT
The City of San Diego is having toconfront institutional obstacles to its proposed "City of Villages."plan.
California Planning and Development Report
August 14, 2002, 5am PDT
Targeting minor crimes in a community results in decreases in serious crime.
California Institute Of County Government
August 12, 2002, 12pm PDT
Where do you draw the line when it comes to corporate sponsorship and naming of Colosseums.
The Christian Science Monitor
August 12, 2002, 10am PDT
Strip malls are resilient in tough economic conditions.
BizJournals
August 12, 2002, 7am PDT
When one geologist says not to build, developers find another geologist that says everything is fine.
The Los Angeles Times
August 9, 2002, 2pm PDT
Transit-oriented development is finding strong support across the U.S. It's time Los Angeles took notice.
The Los Angeles Times
August 9, 2002, 11am PDT
As Americans live longer, they are outliving their ability to drive.
The Los Angeles Times
August 9, 2002, 9am PDT
Demographic analysis of California finds that racial/ethnic residential segregation is on the decline.
Public Policy Institute of California
August 7, 2002, 1pm PDT
A federal judge blocks an attempt by the City of Cypress, CA to condemn church land to make way for a tax-generating Costco store.
The Los Angeles Times
August 7, 2002, 11am PDT
California State Treasurer seizes the opportunity to use his investment pool to invest in the state's urban communities, simultaneously earning returns andsparking development.
The Metro Investment Report
August 7, 2002, 6am PDT
How land prices drive the housing market.
San Jose Mercury News
August 7, 2002, 5am PDT
Infrastructure and open space policy also shape metropolitan growth.
California Planning and Development Report
August 6, 2002, 9am PDT
How does the Bay Area compare with the rest of the nation in terms of housing, transportation, education, and economy?
The Economist
August 5, 2002, 10am PDT
Caspar, CA, has an ecologically-sensitive master plans designed by its residents.
The New York Times