Tag Archives: cityplanning

APA Legislative Update – October 2017

By: Paul Clark, AICP – Vice Director, Policy   The first half of the 2017-2018 Session for the California Legislature adjourned at the end of September, with final votes completed a week or so earlier.  The Governor exercised his veto pen by October 15 signing a number of bills, including a “housing package.”  Altogether, the Legislature considered about 3000 items, ...

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Ambassador Spotlight — Miguel Vazquez, AICP

As part of National Community Planning Month (NCPM), I organized a Pecha Kucha Night in Riverside, California. Pecha Kucha Night is a global network of cities hosting events under the PK brand in which presenters have six minutes and 40 seconds to present 20 slides (20 seconds each). The audience typically is over 21 years of age as beer is part of the attraction. ...

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This and That: Reflections from the 2017 American Planning Association California Chapter Conference

By: Miguel Angel Vasquez, AICP Sixteen years ago, I attended my first APA California Chapter Conference in the city of Sacramento. I had just completed my BA in Urban Studies and Planning form Cal State Northridge. I was there to present my student paper focused on the evolution of the City of Los Angles examined through the city planning lens.  Last week, I ...

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