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Ontario's redevelopment agency did a deal with a medical supply company. Fontana, San Bernardino, and Lathrop were losers in the process.
The California Planning & Development Report's annual roundup of its most popular articles of the year
VMT will soon replace LOS as standard traffic analysis tool
Planners thought strategy to protecting wetlands and promoting development was good enough -- but enviros thought otherwise.
State Parks EIR overturned because five alternatives were proposed -- but none designated as preferred.
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Case not moot, says a divided appellate court panel.
After the intensity of the last few election cycle — nationally and locally -- if ever there was an off-year election, November 7 was it
Despite a budget deficit so large that it triggered the first gubernatorial recall in California history, the administration of Gov. Gray Davis has shown scant interest in stimulating the economy. But with the chaos in Sacramento - and the fact that elected officials have a smaller and smaller role to play in actually shaping the state's budget - it may be that no California governor can devise an effective economic development strategy.
New planning funding will depend on up-to-date general plan reports, HCD director says
A property owner who claimed that the San Diego County Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan resulted in a taking of property sued the wrong agencies, the Fourth District Court of Appeal has ruled.
Twenty-five years after adopting a mixed-use ordinance, the city puts a two-year moratorium on such projects.
Affordable Housing, Berkeley, CEQA, San Francisco, Santa CruzForget comprehensive CEQA reform. In Sacramento and cities across California, the end-run is the thing.
Given the number of housing bills that the legislature and governor focus on this session, it’s a wonder that they got anything else done. Nonetheless, they passed more than 50 laws related to land use this session.
Legal Briefs for Oct 15, 2017
Appellate case upholds CEQA exemption for condo project.
What does all that legislative activity add up to?
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