November 16, 2007, 11am PST
<p>While Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has received fame for making global warming a priority, he has studiously avoided the land use connection. Not so for California's attorney general, who is tackling the issue head on, even warning of litigation.</p>
September 3, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>Street vendors in Berkeley are voicing complaints that a new rapid bus line is passing by too quickly, stirring up dust along the sidewalk that covers them and their merchandise.</p>
August 4, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>While American drivers are burning record amounts of gas to feed their motoring habits, a weird thing is happening in the freeway state – Californians continue to consume less gasoline. Sustained high gas prices may play a role by changing behavior.</p>
February 20, 2007, 5am PST
<p>Participating on Oakland’s Inclusionary Housing Blue Ribbon Commission, a home builder points to the futility of inclusionary zoning and lists effective alternatives that should be included in a comprehensive approach to building affordable housing.</p>
September 5, 2006, 1pm PDT
In the most important fuel improvement since lead was removed from gasoline a generation ago, 97% of the sulfur from diesel fuel will be removed, dramatically reducing particulate emissions, resulting in improvements to health and longevity.
December 22, 2005, 5am PST
Oakland's Planning Commission is delighted to approve two residential highrises as the city continues enjoying its downtown revival under Mayor Jerry Brown.
November 18, 2005, 5am PST
Major investments in transportation infrastructure are required to keep California moving. Many companies are leaving California due to congestion delays and cargo backups at the ports.
January 22, 2005, 7am PST
A filmaker ends up with footage of 19 deaths by people jumping off what is regarded as the world's No. 1 suicide landmark.
January 7, 2005, 9am PST
California's transportation program is in crisis and on the verge of collapse", according to the California Transportation Commission's annual report.
December 9, 2004, 12pm PST
A largely African-American neighborhood in Oakland, CA, is attracting businesses and commercial property values have increased.
November 23, 2004, 9am PST
The Bay Area's Metropolitan Transportation Commission releases its 25-year plan for the region's transportation network.
November 9, 2004, 1pm PST
Neighborhood residents find that closing an unruly local liquor store -- is a lesson in planning gone awry.
August 25, 2004, 7am PDT
In an apparent surprise to riders, the American Public Transit Association names northern California's Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) the top transit system in America.
June 26, 2004, 5am PDT
The California Department of Transportation offers tours of a working transit tunnel filled with history and surprises.
April 1, 2004, 12pm PST
In Emeryville, California, a burgeoning community of Indian immigrants is revitalizing everything from schools to love.
March 29, 2004, 1pm PST
Alameda County, California, might have spoken too soon in passing a big box ban.
February 6, 2003, 1pm PST
Fifteen hours ago, they thought a footprint came from a tennis shoe and now they are talking about density...
December 4, 2002, 10am PST
Vegetable oil-powered vehicles would cost the city more but produce less pollution.
August 30, 2002, 5am PDT
California's Bay Area has been successful in returning brownfields to productive use.
July 30, 2002, 8am PDT
New Urbanist project in Santa Clara fills gap in Bay Area development scene.