Tag Archives: urbanplanning

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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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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Young Planners Group Social Hour

The IES-APA’s Young Planners / Emerging Professionals Groups connect the new generation of planners with seasoned professionals and open opportunities to meet colleagues, build skills, and volunteer. Participating in YPG events is a natural path to making new friends, expanding your network, and finding a professional mentor. Plus, it’s fun! Please join us for our re-emergence of our YPG events ...

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APA CALIFORNIA LEGISLATIVE UPDATE – June 2017

  APA CALIFORNIA LEGISLATIVE UPDATE JUNE 2017   By Paul Clark, AICP, Vice Director – Policy   This commentary was derived through the CALAPA Legislative Representatives in Sacramento and is primarily a copy of Governor Brown’s Budget update analysis, felt relevant to the planning profession.   Hello APA California Legislative Review Team and Board Members – The Governor just released ...

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