California

November 15, 2002, 9am PST
A land use survey reports that Californians prefer to live in single-family detached houses, drive alone to work, and -- contrary to popular belief -- are pleased with their commute.
Public Policy Institute of California
November 14, 2002, 6am PST
A transit advocacy group -- affectionately known as the 'transit nerds' -- are making themselves heard, and changing transit policy.
The Los Angeles Times
November 13, 2002, 11am PST
This in-depth article examines sprawl in Riverside County, CA, as well as the accompanying negativeeffects.
North County Times Escondido-Oceanside-Vista
November 13, 2002, 9am PST
California is home to the greatest, and least well-known garden in the world. The 400-mile-long Central Valley supplies fully one-quarter of the food America eats.
National Public Radio
November 13, 2002, 7am PST
Ventura County, California,remains the epicenter of the world of ballot-box planning.
California Planning and Development Report
November 11, 2002, 11am PST
Sears Catalog "kit homes", sold from 1908 to 1940 for less than $2,000, including delivery, are now experiencing a surprising revival as history meets architecture.
The San Francisco Chronicle
November 11, 2002, 10am PST
Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, founder of the Congress for New Urbanism, will lead a charrette in San Jose, CA.
San Jose Mercury News
November 11, 2002, 8am PST
Plans to build a multimodal transit center in Anaheim, CA, are back on track. The center will include bus and rail stations and a cultural center.
The Los Angeles Times
November 10, 2002, 1pm PST
California voters are resisting the slow-growth tendencies they championed in the 1970s and '80s.
The San Francisco Chronicle
November 10, 2002, 9am PST
Does single ownership mean better planning for downtown San Jose Santana Row?
Metroactive
November 9, 2002, 1pm PST
Is Santana Row a "European style neighborhood" as its developer proclaims, a shopping mall with a wider than usual range of uses, or the next set for the Truman Show?
Metroactive
November 8, 2002, 1pm PST
Fresno, California--home of the 3rd worst air in nation--rejects Measure C, a controversial 1/2 sales tax measure which would have been used primarily for road projects.
The Fresno Bee
November 8, 2002, 8am PST
with new downtown apartments and striking new public buildings, downtown Los Angeles is buzzing with architectural excitement and urban energy.
Newsweek
November 7, 2002, 9am PST
A digital camera, a helicopter, and the Internet combine to create an unprecendented snapshot of California's coastline.
The Washington Post
November 7, 2002, 7am PST
It's a mixed bag, but slow-growthers lose in some surprising places, while a high-profile property rights measures loses.
California Planning and Development Report
November 7, 2002, 6am PST
Driven by a demand for office space, skyscrapers change Costa Mesa's skyline.
The Los Angeles Times
November 6, 2002, 11am PST
Following the loss of a famous Richard Neutra modernist home to demolition, this Coachella Valley town takes preservation seriously.
Desert Sun Palm Springs
November 6, 2002, 10am PST
California has become the hot spot a tribal dispute over land use, gaming and corruption.
The Los Angeles Times
November 6, 2002, 9am PST
Los Angeles residents overwhelmingly vote to keep the nation's second-largest city intact.
The Los Angeles Times
November 6, 2002, 6am PST
A Los Angeles architecture and urban design group launches a "dead mall" idea competition.
Los Angeles Forum For Architecture and Urban Desig