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Concord

September 23, 2019, 1pm PDT
The city of Concord, home to 130,000 but often neglected in the public consciousness of the San Francisco Bay Area, could set new standards for master planning practices.
San Francisco Chronicle
June 1, 2018, 12pm PDT
Cities can't have it both ways on the housing crisis, asserts an SF Chronicle editorial. Case in point: Berkeley passes a resolution to declare homelessness a state of emergency while opposing legislation to allow BART to develop its parking lots.
San Francisco Chronicle
April 23, 2018, 11am PDT
AB 2923, which would allow the Bay Area Rapid Transit District to rezone their properties near stations for transit-oriented development, passed its first committee. The California chapter of APA objects to the preemption of local land use authority.
California Chapter of American Planning Association
January 30, 2018, 6am PST
Concord will become the latest city to add a form-based code to its menu of development regulations.
Concord Monitor
November 5, 2017, 11am PST
Park and Ride lots in the East Bay guarantee parking availability for carpooling commuters
The Mercury News
March 19, 2015, 8am PDT
Concord, California is considering a trio of massive redevelopment proposals for the site of a former Navy weapons depot that could bring 12,000 homes and 6 million square feet of commercial development to the fringe of the East Bay Area.
San Francisco Business Times
September 21, 2010, 8am PDT
A decommissioned naval base in Concord, California, is moving steadily towards redevelopment as a mixed use community. But who will own the redeveloped base is still undecided.
The San Jose Mercury News
July 20, 2010, 6am PDT
A decommissioned Naval base in Concord, California, may be falling into the hands of the city -- a prospect few thought possible.
San Jose Mercury News
February 26, 2010, 5am PST
A former Naval weapons station in Concord, California will be converted into a new, 12,000-home neighborhood.
The Contra Costa Times