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S.F. among lowest carbon emitters in U.S. 29.5.2008 SFGate: Top Stories
People living in cities with dense development and rail transit systems generally put out lower amounts of carbon emissions than citizens of sprawling bad-weather metropolises that use coal-fired electricity, according to new research. San Francisco and... ...
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Sichuan's migrant sprawl now a network of worry 15.5.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
In the aftermath of the earthquake, efforts by migrant workers to get word of their families in Sichuan are being thwarted by downed telephone lines and disrupted cellular phone base stations.
Paying landowners to protect Puget Sound 14.5.2008 Seattle Times: Local
Everybody, it seems, wants to save Andrew Albert's farm. The 90 acres of green hay fields and barns near Arlington hug the Stillaguamish...
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Tejon Ranch sprawl? 14.5.2008 LA Times: Opinion
Environmentalists accepted development in exchange for land. But their work isn't done. How heartening it is, the sound of environmentalists and developers harmoniously agreeing on new construction. That's what first came to mind when the Tejon Ranch Co. and such environmental heavyweights as the Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense Council jointly announced plans to both build on and preserve swaths of the 270,000-acre ranch that straddles Los Angeles and Kern counties. If all goes as intended, more than 200,000 acres would be preserved, with some as a state park and most under private ...
San Martin cityhood: aye or nay? 9.5.2008 San Jose Mercury News: Local News
Jenny van't Rood and Susan Graeser see eye-to-eye on one thing: They love living in bucolic San Martin, where mobile homes and monster homes coexist, where farmers still plant crops and animals outnumber people.
City planning and easing traffic 1.5.2008 LA Times: Opinion
Citing mainly additional freeway congestion, the L.A. City Council recently blocked the construction of the massive Las Lomas housing development near Interstate 5. Does this signal a change in the way city planners and leaders evaluate sprawl and its impact on traffic? Bart Reed and Peter Gordon debate. Today, Reed and Gordon address the relationship between growth, city planning and traffic. Previously, they debated the MTA's plan to convert some carpool lanes into toll lanes, the slow pace of building transit projects in Los Angeles and congestion pricing. Tomorrow, they'll discuss the future of transportation infrastructure in ...
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Dot Earth: Heron Babies in Suburbia 23.4.2008 NYT: Home Page
Heron babies amid Florida sprawl.
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Home Prices Drop Most in Areas with Long Commute 21.4.2008 NPR News
Median home prices across the nation continue to decline, but some experts are noting a link between falling housing prices and commuting distances. Suburbs where commuters drive an hour or more to work are seeing some of the sharpest drops in prices.
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A decade later, "Brownfields" law transforming landscape 21.4.2008 Boston Globe: Latest
Growing up in New Bedford, Henry Wainer remembers driving past the old Alden Corrugated Container Company on trips out of the city. Then one day, the single-story cardboard box factory burned.
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A decade later, "Brownfields" law transforming landscape 21.4.2008 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
Growing up in New Bedford, Henry Wainer remembers driving past the old Alden Corrugated Container Company on trips out of the city. Then one day, the single-story cardboard box factory burned.
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Climate change may alter bay growth patterns 18.4.2008 SFGate: Top Stories
The worldwide issue of climate change has a local twist: It's altering the Bay Area's long-running debate over how and where to grow. Some officials are suggesting that some bayside areas may need to be abandoned in light of studies that indicate San... ...
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Get With It, Builders and Buyers: A Scaled-Down Dream Home 12.4.2008 Washington Post: Real Estate
Large, lavishly furnished demonstration homes are built to whet the appetites of consumers, but such homes are beyond the financial reach of most families.

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Growth fueling more battles over development 9.4.2008 San Jose Mercury News: Opinion
California's housing meltdown is wreaking economic and personal havoc, but it won't last forever.
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Gatekeepers to the art world 31.3.2008 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
In the money-frenzied, celebrity-stoked sprawl of the gallery world, the pittance-paying job of front desk assistant has become hungrily sought as an entree into the commercial side of the business.
California sprawl slows down 24.3.2008 LA Times: Opinion
A calm in our region's growth offers an opportunity to cope with water, traffic and other issues. The Census Bureau has released its annual estimate of county population changes, and as they have for years, the numbers for July 2006 to July 2007 show wild growth in Sunbelt cities in eastern California, Nevada and Arizona. But this year they also hint that the rate of growth may be slowing, and that coastal urban and suburban areas could be gaining ground. Riverside County, for instance, added 79,995 people in 2006 but just 66,365 last year -- not a reverse but perhaps a respite. San Diego's more modest growth, on the other hand, nearly quadrupled from 6,704 in 2006 to 26,497 in ...
Outposts: Oil’s End 7.3.2008 NY Times: Most Emailed
In recent days, signs of an energy industry coming undone.
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Don't expect economics to settle land-use debate 2.3.2008 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
When I asked Theo Eicher if he was surprised by the furious reaction to his study on land-use regulations and housing prices, he answered...
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A Donkey's Tale: When Urban Sprawl Encroaches 29.2.2008 NPR: All Things Considered
Sweet Water Red Gambler was forced out of Golden Valley. The donkey's crime? Nocturnal braying that kept a neighbor up. Now, anyone who wants to move into this suburb near Reno is warned in advance about the smells and sounds of its chickens, goats and horses. Residents hope the disclosure will help protect their rural lifestyle.
How virtualization solves real problems 18.2.2008 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Virtualization, lately the "it" thing in information technology, comes in many forms and flavors. It's really best thought of as shorthand...
Letters to the editor 16.2.2008 Seattle Times: Opinion
A sampling of readers' letters, faxes and e-mail.
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