CEQA Reform Should Separate Legit Complaints from Project Haters
The California Environmental Quality Act has fallen out of step with the evolution of the state’s land use planning and environmental policy. One big problem: the people using it as a last-ditch effort to stop projects they oppose.
Jim Whalen | 1 min ago |
Mission Valley Keeps Getting More Roads – and More Traffic
Matthew Hose | December 15, 2014 |
Sacramento Report: Lorena Gonzalez’s Strange New Role
When Speaker Toni Atkins was done doling out committee chairmanships and leadership roles, a clear loser emerged. Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez wasn't picked to chair any committees, and ended up as a vice chair, a role usually given to members of the minority party.
Brian Joseph | December 12, 2014 |
The Bizarre Unity of the SANDAG Board
Andrew Keatts | December 12, 2014 |
The Great Uncertainty Facing California Businesses
Lisa Halverstadt | December 16, 2014 |
‘We’re Being Punished for Not Selling Alcohol’
Chuck Patton's Bird Rock Coffee Roasters will soon open a third location and has become a recognized name in micro-roasting. But Patton said that's no thanks to a city that rolls out the red carpet for craft beer brewers and few others.
Catherine Green | December 15, 2014 |
Sacramento Report: Where New Bill Ideas Come From
Brian Joseph | 4 hours ago |
Morning Report: The Crisis at Castle Park
Seth Hall | 8 hours ago |
Don’t Hold Your Breath on CEQA Reform
On the one side, you've got environmentalists opposed to any changes in the California Environmental Quality Act that would gut the law. On the other side, you've got infighting among all the interest groups pushing for reform.
Brian Joseph | 24 hours ago |
Students Are Bailing on Castle Park High
Students are fleeing the South Bay school in droves. Experts say the school-choice program that kick-started the exodus helps disenfranchised communities, but it also provokes a chicken-egg dilemma: How can suffering schools improve if students keep jumping ship?