April 4, 2003, 8am PST
According to Reason Research Fellow Chris Fiscelli, California needs market-oriented approaches, not restrictive land use controls, to grow smarter.
Reason Public Policy Institute
April 3, 2003, 10am PST
TreePeople is building a community center and office complex that will generate both its own water and power, demonstrating that the future is now for green development.
The Planning Report
April 2, 2003, 6am PST
California is negotiating to provide local governments more control over Indian casino development.
California Planning and Development Report
April 2, 2003, 5am PST
A Los Angeles resident fights the mighty Port of Los Angeles for cleaner air... and wins. The result could be a new model for port cleanups.
The Los Angeles Times
April 1, 2003, 1pm PST
Bud Ovrom discusses the challenges ahead as he assumes the leadership of the CRA in LA in the midst of severe budget cuts and pending lawsuits.
The Planning Report
March 31, 2003, 10am PST
A suspect featured on 'America's Most Wanted' is arrested by police after not paying his fare on L.A.'s Blue Line.
The Los Angeles Times
March 30, 2003, 9am PST
Requiring Los Angeles housing developers to include low-income units is good policy, a report concludes.
The Los Angeles Times
March 28, 2003, 11am PST
San Francisco Bay has been shrinking. The effort to restore its health could be the largest wetlands restorating project in the West.
National Public Radio
March 26, 2003, 2pm PST
Los Angeles County edges closer to approval of the largest development in the county's history.
The Los Angeles Times
March 26, 2003, 10am PST
Centennial, L.A. County's city of tomorrow, incorporates 33 'strategies and guidelines' for creating better communities.
Housing Zone
March 26, 2003, 9am PST
San Francisco's overhauled Ferry Building stands "as grand as a cathedral" on the city's bayfront.
The San Francisco Chronicle
March 26, 2003, 7am PST
California CEO Magazine ranks the best cities for business in California.
California CEO
March 25, 2003, 1pm PST
How can Cuba save it's deteriorating architectural treasures with the arrival of capitalist urban development?
The San Diego Union-Tribune
March 25, 2003, 5am PST
A group of California New Urbanists have prepared a White Paper on Smart Growth Policy in California.
Fisher & Hall Urban Design
March 24, 2003, 8am PST
A review of several downtown revitalization strategies.
The San Bernardino Sun
March 24, 2003, 5am PST
As the population ages, an increasing number of elderly are creating their own retirement communities by simply staying put.
The Los Angeles Times
March 22, 2003, 11am PST
Can the sprawling Southern California region use regional planning to come up with a plan for the entire region?
The Los Angeles Times
March 21, 2003, 8am PST
Engineers explore how to best redesign Southern California's freeway equivalent of the Mississippi River.
The Los Angeles Times
March 21, 2003, 6am PST
How do officials fight sprawl in a place that has the dubious distinction of being the worst strip of sprawl in America.
USA Today
March 20, 2003, 1pm PST
Estimates by The Association of Bay Area Governments predict that the region will add 2 million more people by 2030.
Contra Costa Times-Walnut Creek