The Berkeley Daily Planet

February 12, 2009, 10am PST
This report takes a local perspective on CA's new land use law, in the context of two preceding environmental laws, CEQA and AB 32. While the former enabled activists to fight new growth, the pendulum has begun to swing toward developers.
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October 28, 2008, 8am PDT
In Nov, 2006, the residents of Berkeley approved a measure requiring the city to reduce GHG emissions by 80% by the year 2050. The draft plan has been released, and unlike an earlier version, this one emphasizes transit oriented development as key.
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August 12, 2008, 11am PDT
"Locavores" hoping to promote more sustainable agriculture through urban gardening are facing a new hurdle: infill housing projects.
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February 26, 2007, 8am PST
<p>In response to meeting regional housing demand requirements stipulated by the Association of Bay Area Governments, the Downtown Area Plan Advisory Committee of Berkeley, California, considers a high-rise development plan proposed by city staff.</p>
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January 18, 2007, 5am PST
<p>City officials in Berkeley, California, are voicing concerns about a regional government association's proposed ousing quota for the next seven years, one which calls for a yearly increase of more than 200%.</p>
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August 24, 2006, 6am PDT
This column from <em>The Berkeley Daily Planet</em> sees cultural values being rapidly depleted in favor of quick developments and short-term profits. To remind planners and citizens what could be, an 'Urban Bill of Rights' has been written.
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March 17, 2005, 11am PST
Grants drying up and four new HUD funding formulas could cut funds up to 50 percent as "university loophole" disappears.
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February 14, 2005, 8am PST
A criticism of some trends in landscape architecture.
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