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Why Build In A Firebelt?

Why do Southern California planners and developers keep building in harm's way?
October 28, 2003, 3pm PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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Citing author Mike Davis, Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez argues that "we wouldn't have had so many homes and lives in harm's way if planners and politicians didn't cave to developers... In part, we're witnessing the inevitable consequence of insane land management, and generations of public officials rolling over for developers despite past lessons."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Tuesday, October 28, 2003 in The Los Angeles Times
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