California

18 hours ago
A conspicuous benchmark in the epicenter of the Silicon Valley.
The Mercury News
Yesterday
Students from Beverly Hills staged a high-visibility "walkout" to protest L.A. Metro's extension of the Purple Line subway past Beverly Hills High School.
The Los Angeles Times
2 days ago
The city has proposed tighter rules for new construction and a more active approach to securing existing tall structures from collapse.
Governing
2 days ago
As San Diego plans a major airport redevelopment, County Supervisor Ron Roberts is advocating an aerial cableway concept to connect the airport to downtown.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
3 days ago
In an opinion piece bemoaning the passage of legislation that gives the BART board new land use planning authority, BART Director Deborah Allen argues that planners won't make good directors because they lack independence.
East Bay Times
4 days ago
Los Angeles is grappling with the rising costs of building housing for homeless people. Rethinking the standard process is a way to save time and money.
Los Angeles Times
4 days ago
It received a lot of press, but ultimately California's Senate Bill 827 went nowhere. Now, the state senator who introduced the bill is working with advocates who opposed it on another version that just might have better chances.
Curbed Los Angeles
5 days ago
Displacement in the San Francisco Bay Area has resulted in distinct mobility patterns and significant race and class inequalities.
Urban Displacement Project
5 days ago
On his way out the door, California Governor Jerry Brown created plenty of opportunities for the next administration to continue in his footsteps.
The Planning Report
6 days ago
According to an analysis by the Energy Efficiency for All coalition, California's Energy Savings Assistance Program could be four times as effective for low-income renters if it were better deployed.
NRDC
6 days ago
A San Jose Unified School District plan to relocate several schools and build affordable housing in their place has sparked controversy. The district says teachers increasingly can't afford to live in the area.
The Mercury News
6 days ago
The new sensor technology gives riders up to a minute to drop, cover, and hold on.
Mercury News
October 8, 2018, 10am PDT
Recently signed by Governor Jerry Brown, a new measure has increased the funds California sets aside to incentivize energy storage systems to over $1 billion.
The New York Times
October 8, 2018, 5am PDT
California regulators have found that transportation emissions are the most difficult to reduce, unlike those from electricity generation. The state just took a major step by approving significant changes to its Low Carbon Fuel Standard program.
NGT News
October 7, 2018, 1pm PDT
Uber plans to support sustainable mobility by funding advocacy efforts, sharing data, and offering bike-share service.
Curbed
October 7, 2018, 9am PDT
A follow-up initiative to Proposition 6 would put the brakes on high-speed rail in California and funnel gas tax funds to roads.
San Francisco Chronicle
October 6, 2018, 11am PDT
Steven Falk, city manager for 22 years of the East Bay enclave of Lafayette, expressed frustration with the city's resistance to infill development, calling it incompatible with addressing "the most significant challenges of our time."
SF Gate
October 6, 2018, 9am PDT
It's too early to gauge the long-term effects of California's housing package signed a year ago. But with a $4 billion bond on the ballot this November, some facts (and some dramas) have already made themselves known.
CALmatters
October 5, 2018, 7am PDT
A recently approved California bill will set a legislative standard in the U.S. for basic Internet of Things security.
Iot Times
October 4, 2018, 2pm PDT
San Diego finds itself having to explain how its inclusionary zoning program spending diverged from expectations.
Voice of San Diego