Community / Economic Development

February 4, 2004, 2pm PST
One man is using Long Beach's most famous landmark, the Queen Mary, as leverage for his personal financial transactions.
Orange County Weekly
February 4, 2004, 11am PST
Curtis Johnson explains the challenges in applying planning principles in Baghdad.
Citistates Group
February 3, 2004, 9am PST
A columnist argues that some black leaders' embrace of Wal-Mart and its low wages in poor neighborhoods sends the wrong message.
Orlando Weekly
February 2, 2004, 1pm PST
Southern California could become one of the nation's biggest gambling centers as a result of a gaming battle being fought between card clubs and casinos run by Indian tribes.
The Los Angeles Times
February 2, 2004, 11am PST
The United States is becoming less attractive to the creative class, writes Richard Florida, while cities in other countries are becoming new magnets.
The Washington Monthly
February 2, 2004, 9am PST
Two Southern California cities are looking to attract the elderly to revitalize their downtowns. Is this a new national trend?
The Los Angeles Times
February 2, 2004, 6am PST
A successful downtown works hard to stay relevant.
The Detroit News
February 1, 2004, 11am PST
Harvard sociologists study the correlation between regional religious beliefs and economic performance.
The New York Times
January 31, 2004, 11am PST
Reason Jacobs Fellow Ted Balaker explains how banning big box stores like Wal-Mart actually harms families.
Reason Public Policy Institute
January 30, 2004, 9am PST
Los Angeles should not try to shut-out Wal-Mart, according to a new report on the impact of Wal-Mart supercenters by the region's economic development agency.
Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation
January 30, 2004, 6am PST
Transition and Renewal: The Emergence of a Diverse Upstate Economy
The Brookings Institution
January 30, 2004, 5am PST
Boeing can no longer make a profit in Washington without heavy -- and startling -- taxpayer subsidies, charges the Evergreen Freedom Foundation.
Evergreen Freedom Foundation
January 29, 2004, 1pm PST
Want to live Northern California's Bay Area? You'll need to earn at last $124,000 per year, according to a new study.
The San Francisco Chronicle
January 28, 2004, 4am PST
McCook County Commission voted 4-1 to support new sign language town in South Dakota.
Mitchell Republic
January 27, 2004, 11am PST
As many as a third of the nation's 1,000 malls are obsolete. A new specialty is emerging for experts in reviving second-tier malls.
Wall St. Journal
January 27, 2004, 9am PST
The American Podiatric Medical Association releases its list of the ten best cities for walking.
American Podiatric Medical Association
January 27, 2004, 7am PST
Building new schools ought to serve as the foundation for community development, write David Abel and Jonathan Fielding.
The Los Angeles Times
January 25, 2004, 9am PST
Smart City Radio show host Carol Colletta talks with developers from Denver and Baltimore taking on tough in-fill projects in their cities.
Smart City
January 24, 2004, 1pm PST
See how relocation experts rank U.S cities for corporate expansions and relocations.
Expansion Management
January 24, 2004, 5am PST
J. Eric Priestley tells a story about gang confrontation on the nation's busiest and deadliest light-rail line.
LA Weekly