The Northern Section will have openings for Director-elect and Administrative Director board positions beginning in 2023. Interested Northern Section members in good standing (including incumbent Board members) must submit their nomination by Sunday, November 13, 2022.
Each year, a select few APA California members receive a PEN Honor Award for an outstanding contribution to the profession or for a significant accomplishment that enhanced the recognition and value of planning.
By Laurie A. Johnson PhD, FAICP, November 5, 2022. George Mader, FAICP, passed away on July 28, 2022 — his 93rd birthday. In his remarkable six-decades-long career, George was widely recognized for his extensive work in integrating geologic hazards information with land-use planning. He pioneered the development of slope-density zoning and the transfer of development credits, both of which have been used widely in geologically hazardous and environmentally sensitive communities across California and beyond.
By Naphtali H. Knox, FAICP, former editor, October 29, 2022. Knox comments on a Next City article republished by Northern News in June 2022. With state funding possibly on the line, 27 agencies across the Bay Area are ironing out new strategies to coordinate fares, wayfinding, and more.
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By Emily Nonko, Next City, November 1, 2022. Sonoma Clean Power’s new headquarters works to decarbonize the electrical grid – an urgent imperative as the climate crisis worsens.