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Each year, the San Joaquin Valley Regional Policy Council recognizes outstanding developments that are “blueprint friendly” and reflect smart growth within its eightcounty region.
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Jan 26, 2009
Ashley Ritchie and Winston Whitehurst, KMPH Fox 26
Hundreds packed the Fresno Convention Center Monday to discuss where the Valley will be more than 40 years from now.
"The key is ...
Mar 18, 2011
By Zachary K. Johnson, Stockton Record
STOCKTON - Les Strojan's family has made a living in Farmington for about a year shy of a century. The community first appeared as a stop for ...
Mar 14, 2011
By Garth Stapley, Modesto BeeMODESTO — For years, the San Joaquin Valley's historically neglected eight counties have wondered what political muscles they might flex if they quit ...
Jan 4, 2010
Russell Clemings, Fresno Bee
San Joaquin Valley leaders spent three years hammering out a plan to control urban sprawl. That was the easy part.
Now, as the Valley Blueprint ...
Sep 15, 2009
Central Valley Business Times
The best plans – “blueprints” – for the future of the San Joaquin Valley are to be honored by the San Joaquin Valley
Regional Policy Council at its ...
Aug 2, 2009
Garth Stapley, Modesto Bee
Disunity at Modesto's highest level on how to approach growth contributed to the city's embarrassingly low score in a recent university study.
Apr 3, 2009
There are several ways to look at the compromise approach adopted this week by elected leaders selecting a long- term growth vision for the San Joaquin Valley.
One is ...
FRESNO -- In a symbolic move that could evolve into a significant regional growth strategy, Valley leaders Wednesday approved a compromise between status ...
Jenny Shearer, Bakersfield Californian
FRESNO — A cross-section of San Joaquin Valley voices on Monday suggested future development be compact: an average of 10 dwelling units per acre, ...
Jan 25, 2009
Visiting Editor: Dwain Zack, Modesto Bee
Editor's note: Each quarter, two or three community members serve as visiting editors, attending weekly editorial board meetings and learning ...
Jan 22, 2009
Dennis Beaver, Lemoore Advance
On Nov. 7, during the Blueprint Regional Advisory Committee in Fresno, information was provided regarding air quality, housing density and transportation. ...
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