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.

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.

April 20, 2016

Eaken on CEQA Reform: SB 743’s VMT Metric Is Right for San Francisco and California

Amanda Eaken gives her take on the significance of San Francisco’s VMT action and supports statewide adoption.

December 21, 2015

New CEQA Study Reveals Widespread Abuse of Legal Process by ‘Non-Environmentalists’

Jennifer Hernandez summarizes findings of litigation abuse and proposes reforms.

September 16, 2015

Point/Counterpoint | Jennifer Hernandez: SB 743 Risks More CEQA Abuse

Jennifer Hernandez argues that implementation of SB 743 should be delayed because the switch to VMT will leave infill builders mired in litigation.

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