California

15 hours ago
While accessory dwelling units have the potential to ease California’s housing crisis, homeowners still find the construction process difficult to navigate.
San Francisco Chronicle
18 hours ago
The proposed legislation would open up cities like Palo Alto to higher-density housing.
Los Angeles Times
Yesterday
Two projects on the table in Glendale, California, a BRT line and a streetcar, would increase mobility options in the city.
Glendale News-Press
4 days ago
Inglewood had fallen on hard times, but then plans for a massive sports and entertainment complex came along. While the city’s future is poised to change dramatically, the development is also displacing residents.
Los Angeles Times
April 13, 2019, 1pm PDT
The legislation would make nonprofit organizations more competitive in the real estate market by letting them get ahead of speculators.
NextCity
April 9, 2019, 1pm PDT
Predictive analytics can help identify vulnerable people early and deliver necessary services before they descend into homelessness.
Dissent
April 8, 2019, 9am PDT
The city has a plan to tackle its pothole problem that it says is equitable. But, some residents say it isn’t fair.
San Francisco Chronicle
March 30, 2019, 1pm PDT
California is pushing back against federal actions by enforcing state rules and standards that it says have precedence.
Los Angeles Times
March 28, 2019, 2pm PDT
The quirky hilltop home is visible from the freeway, and commuters love it. The city, however, does not.
SF Gate
March 26, 2019, 11am PDT
To sway public opinion, the Orange County toll road agency hired a group of consultants. Critics say the cost and service delivered aren’t acceptable.
Los Angeles Times
March 8, 2019, 9am PST
An upcoming project will raise the clearance height of connectors, but construction is expected to bring even more delays to the heavily used network.
San Francisco Chronicle
March 2, 2019, 9am PST
In California, a billion gallons of water ends up in the ocean every day. A new bill seeks to curb this practice by requiring treatment facilities to increase recycling and reuse efforts.
Los Angeles Daily News
February 19, 2019, 12pm PST
Much of the focus on decreasing carbon emissions is on the electrical grid and vehicles. But, buildings are a huge contributor, and California is leading the way in making electrification a priority.
Vox
February 15, 2019, 2pm PST
The city is seeing more transit use and biking, but driving and congestion are also on the rise.
Curbed San Francisco
February 15, 2019, 10am PST
The Nuevo development will bring close to 900 homes and apartments along with commercial and outdoor space to a location near a Caltrain station.
The Mercury News
Blog post
February 14, 2019, 8am PST
Opponents of bills to promote transit oriented housing development throughout California need to do the math and develop some state pride.
Josh Stephens
February 8, 2019, 9am PST
In some Latino neighborhoods, the gentrifiers are also Latinos. The result is a complicated mix of culture, change, and resistance.
Vice
February 7, 2019, 2pm PST
The story of informal housing is one of changing racial and class demographics, economic opportunity and needs, and regulatory control.
Boom California
February 7, 2019, 10am PST
The Los Angeles plan to build supportive housing for homeless people is lagging and costing much more than anticipated. A new pilot program seeks to overcome these hurdles by soliciting new ideas and strategies from developers.
Los Angeles Times
February 7, 2019, 8am PST
A new report says that the state is going to face huge challenges in building 3.5 million homes over the next seven years.
Los Angeles Times