Blueprint In The News

2011 San Joaquin Valley Blueprint Awards - Anonymous

Sep 15, 2011

Honoring Valley Projects and People that reflect the Blueprint Principles

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Newman earns award for plaza project - admin

Oct 26, 2011

The city was recognized last week at a regional conference for its newly-completed downtown plaza.

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RTD Honored with 2011 San Joaquin Valley Blueprint Award - admin

Nov 1, 2011

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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Hundreds Vote on Valley Blueprint Plan - admin

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 ...

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S.J.'s road ahead: Crafting a General Plan - admin

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 ...

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Stanislaus, Merced, SJ counties to explore regional planning - admin

Mar 14, 2011

By Garth Stapley, Modesto Bee

MODESTO — For years, the San Joaquin Valley's historically neglected eight counties have wondered what political muscles they might flex if they quit ...

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Effort to limit Valley sprawl hits crucial stage - admin

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 ...

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San Joaquin Valley Blueprint award winners named - admin

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 ...

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Modesto growth policies called poor - admin

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.

Modesto ...

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Density compromise is good - if used - admin

Apr 3, 2009

Modesto Bee

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 ...

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Valley leaders agree to compromise on density  - admin

Apr 3, 2009

Garth Stapley, Modesto Bee

FRESNO -- In a symbolic move that could evolve into a significant regional growth strategy, Valley leaders Wednesday approved a
compromise between status ...

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How shall we grow? These residents suggest compact development - admin

Jan 26, 2009

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, ...

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Valley Must Grow Less - admin

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 ...

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Guest Column: Central Valley Blueprint has major flaws - admin

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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