December 30, 2009, 5am PST
Air pollution rules recently passed in California seek to change the way workers get to their jobs. While solo commuters won't be forced out of their cars, businesses must choose from a selection of strategies aimed to do just that.
May 25, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>The City of Stockton, California votes to impose a temporary moratorium on the demolition of potentially historic buildings to allow staff time to create a permanent ordinance.</p>
April 8, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>In response to the City of Stockton's attempts to block a lawsuit by citizens' group Save Old Stockton concerning demolition of several historic hotels, a California judge granted a temporary injunction to allow time for the lawsuit to proceed.</p>
March 11, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Farmland in Central California's San Joaquin County is replaced with development more than any other county in the state -- a wasteful pattern that could create the "next L.A.", according to a new report.</p>
December 3, 2007, 5am PST
<p>Preservationists have filed suit against the city of Stockton to prevent the demolition of historic hotels to build surface parking lots.</p>
November 3, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>No treat for preservationists on this Halloween, as the City Council of Stockton, California approves demolition of historic hotels to build surface parking lots.</p>
January 23, 2006, 12pm PST
Successful litigation by a Sierra Club chapter in California's Central Valley results in $17.5 million to purchase conservation easements in San Joaquin County, as well as the establishment of a farmland preservation fee in the City of Stockton.
January 2, 2006, 11am PST
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District in December, 2005 approved the Indirect Source Rule, making it the first Air District in the US to regulate land uses, much to the ire of the building industry. Will they take the Air District to court?
August 16, 2000, 12pm PDT
Environmental groups sue National Park Service over Merced River management plan.
July 31, 2000, 6am PDT
The Sierra Club has joined the political political battle over growth in south San Joaquin County, and Tracy is ground zero.
July 29, 2000, 11am PDT
Practical challenges face growth boundary advocates. Supporters should work together to identify common solutions.
July 18, 2000, 9am PDT
San Francisco, San Diego and San Jose have the most known leaking tank sites, with more than 1,000 each.
June 16, 2000, 11am PDT
State budget negotiations includes $135 million in "Smart Growth" incentives.