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Amid pressure from community groups, Inland Empire cities reconsider benefits of big warehouses.
Major auto testing and technology center likely to move forward -- even though the plan has been shot down by the voters once.
In exchange for vested rights from the City of San Jose, Google has committed to an unprecedented investment in infrastructure, affordable housing, and community benefits.
Simi Valley may appel superior Court ruling on 108-unit project, claiming it is a commercial enterprise not a residential use.
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An estimated $100 billion windfall yields generous proposed investments in land use in Gov. Newsom's May Revise
Though not a precedent, the case shoots down voter rejection of housing project in Oceanside.
Cities across California are eliminating parking minimums in order to reduce automobile dependency and promote better urban design. The state legislature is getting in on the act too.
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.
In a case from Santa Barbara, an appellate court ruled that such regulations are a "development" that must be dealt with in the Local Coastal Plan or through a Coastal Development Permit.
Court also concludes the requirement calling for all roads to be built before any private development is constructed runs afoul of the Nollan/Dolan doctrine.
Methdological differences are not CEQA issues, court rules.
Transit agencies say guidelines intended to encourage affordable housing may actually stifle affordable development.
First District says SB 35 doesn't interfere with local powers and trumps Berkeley's historic preservation law regarding the West Berkeley Shellmound.
Appellate court rejects all of a Malibu property owners arguments in dispute over a gate and structure located on a Coastal Conservancy easement.
Progressives who have long protected community power over developers are praising Biden's proposed new program, while Republicans are calling it a war on the suburbs.
The new database will help cities and counties with their environmental justice elements for their general plans, as required by SB 1000.
The -Plex Paradox: Writing the Code to Undo Single-Family Zoning
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