Monthly Archives: March 2015

Greenprinting as a tool for integrating land use policy

PublicCEO By Adam Livingston March 31, 2015 At last month’s Planning and Conservation League Symposium, I had an opportunity to speak with some of the state’s leading land use experts about a regional-scale, stakeholder-driven approach to conservation planning called Greenprinting. … Continue reading

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Another reason to love California High-Speed Rail: It’s drought-friendly

The Atlantic City Lab By Laura Bliss March 26, 2015 Despite what critics say, the project will encourage higher-density growth—and save precious water over the long term. California’s high-speed rail project has plenty of critics: nearly half the state, in … Continue reading

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The C-Free Diet

Slate By Brian Palmer March 23, 2015 If we didn’t have California, what would we eat? Food scientists at Cornell University have produced a strain of broccoli that thrives in hot environments, which may make it possible for states with … Continue reading

Governor Brown announces new, reappointed board members

Governor Brown’s Announcement 3-20-2015 SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. Steve Bestolarides, 58, of Stockton, has been reappointed to the California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley, where he has served since 2013. Bestolarides … Continue reading

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The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District receives funding for cleaner trucks

Visalia Times-Delta By Marina Gaytan March 23, 2015 The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District will receive thousands of dollars in diesel emission reduction funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to replace heavy duty trucks powered by cleaner, … Continue reading

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Kellogg Foundation makes $100,000 grant to help Valley healthcare

Central Valley Business Times By CVBT staff March 34, 2015 • To address health inequities in the San Joaquin Valley • Will stress preventing health problems Sierra Health Foundation Center for Health Program Management has received an award of $100,000 … Continue reading

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