California

December 11, 2002, 10am PST
The Christian Science Monitor tells the story of what may become the largest farm-to-city water transfer in US history.
The Christian Science Monitor
December 11, 2002, 6am PST
In Southern California, one man's effot to save a 400-year-old oak tree sums up the civic dichotomy over growth.
The Los Angeles Times
December 10, 2002, 6am PST
Small homes, multi-family dwellings, pedestrian-friendly streetscapes, pedestrianare some of the solutions developers are employing to address severe housing shortages caused by lack of available land.
BizJournals
December 9, 2002, 10am PST
Former Department of the Interior official, David Hayes, analyzes the negotiations ongoing over urban water needs in California.
The Metro Investment Report
December 9, 2002, 7am PST
For the last decade, California has apparently allowed low grade radioactive waste to be placed in its municipal landfills.
The Los Angeles Times
December 8, 2002, 1pm PST
In a shift that will change how toxic electronic waste is recycled, a major computer maker supports legislation requiring manufacturers to bear the cost of disposal.
San Jose Mercury News
December 6, 2002, 11am PST
Smart-growth advocates have talked about "faulty" school siting, but now they can use that adjective literally.
CNN
December 6, 2002, 10am PST
Arden Realty's CEO reflects on trends in the commercial property market in Southern California.
The Planning Report
December 6, 2002, 8am PST
A discussion with Robert Garcia of the City Project on the recent battles for public access to California's beaches.
The Metro Investment Report
December 5, 2002, 12pm PST
Killings on the streets of some parts of Los Angeles leaves residents afraid to walk in their neighborhoods.
The Christian Science Monitor
December 4, 2002, 2pm PST
Ellen Straus died at her home in Marshall, Calif. She was a pioneer in helping farmers protect land from sprawl and helped found an influential land trust.
The New York Times
December 4, 2002, 10am PST
Vegetable oil-powered vehicles would cost the city more but produce less pollution.
The Oakland Tribune
December 4, 2002, 8am PST
Is the Segway Human Transporter an urban transportation panacea ormobility-oriented snake oil?
California Planning and Development Report
December 3, 2002, 1pm PST
Temporary earthquake shelters built after the 1906 earthquake are endangered.
The San Francisco Chronicle
December 3, 2002, 9am PST
By encouraging housing in its urban core, Pasadena, CA, is bringing in new residents and vitality.
The Los Angeles Times
December 2, 2002, 4pm PST
If L.A's trendy Los Feliz neighborhood is safe enough for the police chief...
The Los Angeles Times
December 2, 2002, 10am PST
Curtis P. Stiles and Joseph Anthony Perez provide a citizen's primer on recognizing and fighting sprawl in Ventura County, California.
Ventura County Star
December 2, 2002, 7am PST
Many planners lack the political skills or desire to make their projects a success.
The Planning Report
December 2, 2002, 6am PST
Although 32 states have passed laws to make Segways legal on streets and sidewalks, San Francisco is considering banning the devices.
The Christian Science Monitor
November 30, 2002, 10am PST
Neighborhood councils may be necessary, but great cities have more than great neighborhoods.
The Planning Report