3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Eight Bridges Brewing Company, 332 Earhart Way, LIVERMORE. Join UC Davis Extension, Land Use and Natural Resources, and APA California – Northern to learn how good planning and good beer have been fermenting community development in the City of Livermore. Staff from the City of Livermore’s Planning Division will discuss how the new wave of craft businesses have shaped their community while brew masters from Eight Bridges Brewing Company will share their experiences navigating the permit process. Participants will also have the opportunity to tour Eight Bridges Brewing Company followed by an open social mixer after the event concludes at 5pm.
COST: $10 for APA Members, $12 for non-members. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. For more information and to register, click here. Please contact Andrew Mogensen AICP, East Bay RAC, at Andrew.firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions.
Imagine this: all of your favorite Bay Area transportation organizations in one place on one night. Dream come true, right? What if we also said there would be a great outdoor beer garden and free appetizers? Your dream event is just around the corner and we hope to see you there. This event is FREE, but an RSVP is requested- click here. For more information contact Dahlia Chazan at email@example.com.
9 AM–4:30 PM, CSUMB, Alumni & Visitor Center, SEASIDE. Lunch provided. One-day planning symposium to educate and inform planning practitioners, planning commissioners, and elected officials about current planning practices and trends, with a specific focus on the three-county Monterey Bay region. Morning sessions will focus on planning basics and effective coordination between planners and decision makers. Afternoon sessions will include a panel of elected officials to discuss planning issues facing the Monterey Bay region on critical issues such as water supply, agriculture practices, traffic congestion, and economic development. The Symposium will close with an update on recent CEQA case law and future reform efforts. Co-sponsored by AEP Monterey Bay Chapter and APA California-Northern Section. FREE to AEP and APA members; $30 for non-members. For more information, contact Bill Wiseman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
5:30–6:30 PM, PlaceWorks, 1625 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 300, BERKELEY. Complementary refreshments will be provided. Please join us for an educational presentation and panel discussion on the collaborative approach to planning and effective client – consultant communications in the field of urban and environmental planning. The event will begin with a short presentation by distinguished planning theorists Judith Innes, Ph.D, and David Booher, MA, MS, about the theory behind the collaborative approach to planning. This will be followed by a discussion of consultant – client communications by experienced consultants and agency staff. Free for AEP and APA members; $20 fee for non-members; payment accepted at the event in the form of cash or checks made out to San Francisco Bay Area AEP. For more information, CLICK HERE.
Please RSVP by emailing Mark Kenegos, AEP’s Vice President of Programs (East Bay) at email@example.com.
3–5 PM, Laurel Book Store, 1423 Broadway, OAKLAND. Support future planners and enjoy an afternoon with Wine Tasting and snacks! Come join us for a fun and informative walking tour of Uptown, one of America’s hippest neighborhoods and a district in transition, and one of APA’s Great Places in America: Neighborhoods. The purpose is to experience and understand the Uptown neighborhood and to raise money for the California Planning Foundation (CPF) scholarship fund. The tour will start at the Laurel Bookstore, and will proceed around Uptown for two hours, exploring many fascinating planning aspects of this great story. We will walk at a casual pace for about 1 mile. We will end the tour with wine tasting and treats from local stores. Open to everyone. COST: $45/person.