by William Fulton on Dec 12, 2022
Alternatives, CEQA, Sacramento, State Capitol
In striking down Capitol Annex EIR, Third District tells the state which visuals to use and which alternatives to examine.
by Larry Sokoloff on Feb 28, 2022
Oakland, Sacramento, Stadiums
Redevelopment of Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento appears to be moving forward, but plans to redevelop the Oakland Coliseum and Oracle Arena lag behind.
by Josh Stephens on Dec 7, 2021
Berkeley, Housing, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose
As the recent fights over housing show, there are not "progressive" and "conservative" cities. There are just cities open to change and cities closed to change.
by Josh Stephens on Jun 21, 2021
Duplexes, Oakland, Sacramento, Single-Family Zoning, Zoning
CP&DR webinar highlights nuts-and-bolts of how cities will deal with eliminating single-family zoning. The panel was co-sponsored by the Terner Center and California APA.
by William Fulton on May 16, 2021
Bay Area, Central Valley, Inland Empire, Los Angeles, Population, Sacramento
It's no surprise that the inland areas are still growing. But the big shocker is that the Bay Area is hanging on -- and L.A. is not. >>read more
by Sarah Klearman on Mar 14, 2021
Gentrification, Housing, Oak Park, Sacramento, UC Davis, Universities
Billion-dollar UC Davis project will be located adjacent to Sacramento's Oak Park neighborhood. Residents have filed a CEQA lawsuit, while the city has committed 20% of EIFD money to affordable housing. >>read more
by William Fulton on Mar 13, 2021
Berkeley, Housing, Houston, Sacramento, Single-Family Zoning
For Sacramento and Berkeley, the hard part is still coming: How to create a development code that will encourage rather than block other small-scale housing products. >>read more
by Josh Stephens on Feb 14, 2021
Duplexes, Sacramento, Single-Family Zoning, Zoning
Council has taken first vote, but it will be several more months at least before the new policy allowing up to four units on every parcel is formally adopted. >>read more
by William Fulton on May 15, 2020
Conditional Use Permit, Quasi-Judicial, Sacramento
City must now hold new CUP hearing on Curtis Park gas station case, appellate court rules. >>read more
by William Fulton on Jul 21, 2019
CEQA, infill, Sacramento, SB 375, SCS
Broad ruling in Sacramento case gives cities great lattitude in approving infill projects. >>read more