California

July 18, 2002, 10am PDT
Last week, the City Council of Encinitas voted 3-2 to forward to the PlanningCommission preliminary guidelines and code amendments defining how new,residential development should be built.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
July 16, 2002, 1pm PDT
The Segway Human Transporter devices will be tried by postal workers in six cities around the nation with varying geography and weather.
The San Francisco Chronicle
July 16, 2002, 7am PDT
In a bit of an insult to planners, the L.A. Times devote a full-page profile to a "self-taught planner and historian" who is trying to save the city from development.
The Los Angeles Times
July 16, 2002, 5am PDT
A regional approach to battle congestion calls for adding toll lanes to major highways, extending BART and building a bridge across the bay.
San Jose Mercury News
July 15, 2002, 2pm PDT
This Sacramento Bee Story examines the complex process by which unused water is now conveyed... when it is conveyed.
The Sacramento Bee
July 15, 2002, 11am PDT
A new study finds that UGBs and subsequent voter approval requirements dominate recent ballot-box zoning in California.
Solimar Research Group
July 14, 2002, 1pm PDT
However engaging Los Angeles' various high profile projects may be... they are not where the future of the city lies.
KCRW
July 14, 2002, 9am PDT
If Los Angeles secessions succeeds, it will be the greatest political division since the Civil War. Perhaps boroughs are an alternative.
The Los Angeles Times
July 10, 2002, 8am PDT
Preferential parking districts are a popular planning tool, but do they do the districts create "parking have-nots?"
The Los Angeles Times
July 10, 2002, 7am PDT
A decade after the passage of the "revenue neutrality" law, the incorporation of new cities appears to be back as a major planning issue in California.
California Planning and Development Report
July 9, 2002, 7am PDT
The 'suburban frontier' is rapidly closing for the nation's first suburban city.
The New York Times
July 8, 2002, 12pm PDT
California and other western states are growing faster in population than several third-world countries. How can planning keep up?
The Sacramento Bee
July 8, 2002, 10am PDT
Do high-profile developers get breaks on safety rules? The Los Angeles Times reports on a prominent L.A. developer.
The Los Angeles Times
July 6, 2002, 5am PDT
A Reason Foundation scientist explains the danger of a bill that would limit consumers' choices in buying SUVs.
The Los Angeles Times
July 3, 2002, 12pm PDT
Responding to public outcry, the Board of Supervisors bans public urination to 'demonstrate we live in a civilized society'.
The San Francisco Chronicle
July 3, 2002, 9am PDT
Proposals to create regional planning agencies with real power have amountedto political suicide in California.
California Planning and Development Report
July 2, 2002, 9am PDT
Arthur Sohikian, a former lobbyist for the Los Angeles County MTA, discusses recent changes at the MTA, and where the agency is looking for money.
The Metro Investment Report
July 1, 2002, 1pm PDT
Santa Clara and San Francisco transit boards approve a historic $3.7 billion rail extension into downtown San Jose.
San Jose Mercury News
July 1, 2002, 10am PDT
L.A.'s San Fernando residents feel like they've been ignored or rebuffed at every turn by L.A.'s City Hall. Secession couldn't be any worse.
The Los Angeles Times
July 1, 2002, 9am PDT
Nearly unnoticed in the debate surrounding secession, Los Angeles' neighborhood councils are a revolution in the making.
The Los Angeles Times