“Uber also is exploring using its fleet of drivers to transport goods and services in addition to people. The company has tested deliveries of items including ice cream, flu shots and fresh meals …” Yes, but can local developers purchase Uber in-lieu traffic impact credits?READ MORE »
Planning Issues In Depth
Used to be the longest ‘straw’ controlled the water. So for many, SB-1168 and AB-1739 catch CA law up to where the rest of the Western US is with proactive groundwater basin management planning. But for some, it’s a whittling away of that bundle of protected property rights.READ MORE »
Developers, municipalities, other government agencies and various stakeholders combine to create a Land Bank which will protect and preserve over 853-acres of critical CTS habitat forever.READ MORE »
The City seeks to update its 1957 code by making it more ‘user friendly,’ clarify decision making and respond to non-conforming situations, amongst other improvements.READ MORE »
In our long overdue POTM update, we have public and private sector movement and promotions, from Ojai to Santa MariaREAD MORE »
Water Guardians advocacy group seeks an end to ‘high-intensity petroleum operations’ that it deems risky and environmentally harmful. We’ve also got information about onshore production issues in SB County – link.READ MORE »
The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo has announced that they are working to purchase a 900-acre private ranch high above Pismo Beach in an effort to create the world-class Pismo Preserve. The bulk of the $12m acquisition costs will hopefully come from CA State agencies.
The Times columnist, George Skelton, artfully illustrates our drought within the context of fish vs. farms. Was it Reagan’s fault? And is Gov. Brown going to pull off a rain dance next?
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