If ever a year produced a greater variety  land use news in California than 2016 did, we at CP&DR can’t name it. Major stories about housing, transportation, infrastructure, innovations, development battles, and so many more emerged from all corners of the state. The ballot box and State House were especially busy this year. And, of course, a small story out of Washington, D.C., inspired a few moments of contemplation out here on this side of the continent. 
To sum it all up, here are our top ten stories of the year in each of our three major sections.


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