California

May 29, 2002, 7am PDT
Communities turning to gates and guard shacks, to keep out the public. Increasingly, however, the security measures are fake.
The Los Angeles Times
May 28, 2002, 12pm PDT
Downtown Los Angeles needs housing and culture -- not another massive edifice, writes urban critic William Fulton.
The Los Angeles Times
May 28, 2002, 8am PDT
If the San Fernando seceeds from Los Angeles, it will become the nation's sixth largest city, and it has its own unique urban flavor.
The Los Angeles Times
May 27, 2002, 6am PDT
As the city continues to grow, questions about water supply have entered the consciousness of local officials.
The New York Times
May 24, 2002, 9am PDT
Congressmember Xavier Becerra opines on ahort- and long-term effects of secession on D.C. view Of L.A. region.
The Planning Report
May 23, 2002, 2pm PDT
An effort to replace the San DiegoAssociation of Governments with a stronger agency is failing.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
May 23, 2002, 1pm PDT
The Planning Report interviews a Los Angeles City Council member on the movement to ban billboards -- and not just in L.A.
The Planning Report
May 23, 2002, 11am PDT
A six-year campaign to break Los Angeles from the San Fernando Valley will finally go to the voters.
The Los Angeles Times
May 22, 2002, 4pm PDT
Los Angeles' $2.4 billion Alameda Corridor rail project required only a moderate amount of federal money.
The Washington Post
May 22, 2002, 5am PDT
An upscale community in L.A. is the battlegroud between a saavy developer and sophisticated residents.
The Los Angeles Times
May 21, 2002, 6am PDT
Airport development and expansion is on hold after 9/11, even though air travel is increasing rapidly.
The Sacramento Bee
May 20, 2002, 6am PDT
Seven California religious institutions go to court to fight local city zoning restrictions which they say favor projects that generate tax revenues.
The Los Angeles Times
May 16, 2002, 7am PDT
This commentator's view is that the planning issues in L.A. now revolve around how, not whether, to accommodate increased population density.
Los Angeles Downtown News
May 15, 2002, 1pm PDT
The sincerity of Fresno County's goals are questioned.
The Fresno Bee
May 15, 2002, 9am PDT
Development in the inner-city is a whole different ballgame than thesuburban-style development that is predominant in California.
California Planning and Development Report
May 15, 2002, 6am PDT
New zoning courses are exposing high school students to development, politics and profit.
The Los Angeles Times
May 14, 2002, 2pm PDT
Unable to find development interest in a hotel central to redevelopment efforts, redevelopment financing in downtown Los Angeles gets creative.
The Los Angeles Times
May 14, 2002, 9am PDT
A divided Supreme Court upheld a Los Angeles zoning ordinance that bars operation of more than one adult entertainment business at a single location.
FindLaw Legal News
May 14, 2002, 7am PDT
As California continues to face a housing crisis, developers complain their hands are tied from building more affordable housing by the cost of construction-defect lawsuits.
The Los Angeles Times
May 14, 2002, 6am PDT
Neal Peirce writes that the nation needs more projects like the Alameda Corridor in Los Angeles.
The Washington Post Writers Group