CEQA

October 4, 2012

Gina Marie Lindsey Updates LAX’s Capital Program: Bradley West

Gina Marie Lindsey, Executive Director of Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), talks TPR through infrastructure improvement and investment plans at LAX, relations with regional airports, and efforts to bring LAX to a globally competitive standard.

October 4, 2012

Sheppard Mullin Hosts CEQA Briefing: SB 226 Guildlines Now Under Review by Governor

After Sheppard Mullin hosted a breakfast on the latest CEQA developments, Alfred Fraijo Jr., a partner at the firm, explains to The Planning Report how actions in the Legislature and in the Courts are creating opportunities for developers.

August 16, 2022

VX 2022 Panel – Assessing The Berkeley Case’s Impact on CEQA Law

Two CEQA experts, Doug Carstens, President of the Planning & Conservation League, and Jennifer Hernandez, Holland & Knight, have a lively exchange, moderated by Kevin James, former President of the LA City Board of Public Works, on the outcome of the Berkeley CEQA case and what it might mean for the future of environmental review in California.

December 8, 2021

CEQA Protects California Despite Special Interests’ 'Big Lie'

TPR shares here with permission this column by Roger Lin (pictured), attorney at the California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA), and Douglas Carstens, partner with Chatten-Brown, Carstens & Minteer, LLP, debunking the myth that CEQA is to blame for California's housing affordability crisis.

August 20, 2019

Kosmont on the Fiscal Disincentives Undermining Local Approval of Housing Development

Larry Kosmont identifies the fiscal dysfunction driving city resistance to state-mandated density and offers institutional explanations for California’s current housing crisis.

November 13, 2018

San Jose Mayor Liccardo on the Challenges to Becoming a Sustainable Metro Area

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo on how the city is leading on climate action and the importance of solving California’s land use and CEQA challenges.

April 16, 2018

SB 35 & The Promise of Ministerial CEQA Review

Holland & Knight partner and land use expert Jennifer Hernandez explains how implementing SB 35 (authored by Sen. Scott Wiener in 2017) is leading to increased affordable housing at a project in Berkeley.

July 18, 2017

Tom Safran on Why Affordable Housing is Difficult to Build in SoCal

The veteran developer and chair of Thomas Safran & Associates sits down to talk about how he has worked to build consensus over his housing developments.

June 26, 2017

Randall Lewis Opines on Barriers to Increased Housing Production

TPR sat down with Randall Lewis of the Lewis Group of Companies to address Southern California’s challenges to building an adequate supply of housing. Lewis shares where he sees opportunities for potential breakthroughs on housing production.

March 28, 2017

Ballot Box Planning in California: Results From Developers & Municipalities Turning To Citizen Initiatives

At the USC Real Estate Forum, Amy Forbes, Beverly Grossman Palmer, and Steve Sugerman provided insight on how cities, developers, and the courts have handled ballot-box land-use initiatives.

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