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Dear Chairman Merrifield and Commissioners: On behalf of the San Diego Environment + Design Council,… [more]

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Earlier this year the city unveiled an updated plan to combat climate change, the 2016 Climate Action… [more]

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Overpassing the value of public space

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Downtown San Diego Mobility Plan – to Council June 21st

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The Hissing Sound and the U. S. Real Estate Market

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Open letter to San Diego Port Commission about “world class waterfront” development proposals

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Parks and Recreation Needs Assessment: The L.A. County Story

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A Heartfelt Emergency Housing Plan for the San Diego Housing Commission

As a homeless man in San Diego for the past two years, I’ve had time to research important bits of data scattered across the local news and public resources. What are the costs of paying for emergency … [Read More...]

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Why Gov. Brown’s housing plan is bad for planning

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