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Wednesday notes: CEQA reform, the return of redevelopment agencies, ACE expansion, and Congressman Denham’s rail issues

In today’s news and notes, SCL looks at CEQA reform, legislation to bring back redevelopment agencies, new ACE developments and Representative Jeff Denham’s decision to take jobs away from his constituents.

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Why has Jerry Brown turned his back on California’s cities?

When Jerry Brown was elected governor—for the second time—I was optimistic. In addition to serving as governor once before, as well as state Attorney General, Brown was also mayor of Oakland from 1999 to 2007. My hope was that his experience as mayor of a major California city would make Brown a pro-city governor. Sadly, […]

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Can Metro Express foster Transit Oriented Development in Stockton?

With the introduction of Bus Rapid Transit, Stockton residents now have an efficient and effective method of transportation along some of the city’s most vital corridors. Metro Express’s amenities put it on par with many other Bus Rapid Transit systems around the country, and city riders have taken advantage, pushing ridership numbers to heights not […]

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