California

February 13, 2003, 9am PST
Oxnard, CA: 700 acres of abandoned gravel-mining pits and a failed commercial project to be transformed into a model economically viable, livable community.
ArchNewsNow.com
February 12, 2003, 1pm PST
Six Bay Area agencies plan for the future.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek
February 11, 2003, 6am PST
Different reactions to Southern California's two largest developments demonstrate that geography is destiny.
The Los Angeles Times
February 10, 2003, 11am PST
The agricultural sector will provide a key resource for continuing urban prosperity, write William Fulton and Paul Shigley.
The Los Angeles Times
February 10, 2003, 5am PST
Los Angeles considers a waterfront plan for the L.A. River - a concrete sluice.
The Christian Science Monitor
February 9, 2003, 11am PST
The Los Angeles Conservancy finds 4,255 housing units are being developed in downtown's older and historic buildings, in at least 35 separate projects.
Los Angeles Conservancy
February 8, 2003, 11am PST
Until recently, the Los Angeles suburb of Alhambra was distinct for having nothing unique. Until Phil Spector's castle was discovered.
The Los Angeles Times
February 7, 2003, 9am PST
California's clean-air effort launched a quest for technology that is finally poised to offer a clean-air cars that use little or no gas.
California Legislative Analyst's Office
February 7, 2003, 5am PST
The California Supreme Court has sided squarely with planners in a ruling on the status of parcel maps recorded prior to the first state subdivision law.
California Planning and Development Report
February 6, 2003, 1pm PST
Fifteen hours ago, they thought a footprint came from a tennis shoe and now they are talking about density...
The Oakland Tribune
February 5, 2003, 7am PST
A voter-approved height limitation initiative does not apply to redeveloped land that was part of a military base, the Fourth District Court of Appeal has ruled.
California Planning and Development Report
February 3, 2003, 10am PST
Mixed use projects can revitalize a city, but not all cities see the light.
KCRW
February 3, 2003, 9am PST
Fred Silva of the Public Policy Institute of California analyzes the impact of Governor Davis' proposed budget and looks at what lies ahead.
The Metro Investment Report
February 3, 2003, 8am PST
Hollywood Boulevard is ground zero in the new battle against crime and urban blight.
The Los Angeles Times
February 2, 2003, 7am PST
The CEO of Southern California transit agency Metrolink offers his response to three fatal commuter rail vs. auto collisions within the last few weeks.
The Los Angeles Times
January 31, 2003, 1pm PST
Commissioner and gubernatorial appointee Cynthia McClain-Hill discusses the recent turmoil regarding the structure of the CA Coastal Commission.
The Planning Report
January 31, 2003, 11am PST
USC Law Professor and former chair of the city and county planning commissions, George Lefcoe, argues against the use of tax-increment financing for LA's Staples Center development.
The Planning Report
January 31, 2003, 10am PST
California is considering dramatic new rules that would require developers to address air pollution impacts.
The Record
January 30, 2003, 1pm PST
A Los Angeles planner assesses a newly-passed ordinance promoting new housing in L.A.'s commercial corridors.
The Planning Report
January 30, 2003, 10am PST
Los Angeles City Councilmember Cindy Miscikowski discusses the steps necessary to properly plan for the redevelopment of LAX.
The Metro Investment Report