Demand a Fair and Accurate Census

APA InterACT, April 11, 2018 The U.S. Department of Commerce recently decided to include a new and untested citizenship question in the 2020 Census. Experts on both sides of the aisle have opposed the decision, as have APA and other organizations. APA President Cynthia Bowen, AICP, recently wrote to Commerce…

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Where in the World?

Heidelberg, a city of 160,000 in southwestern Germany. In this view from Heidelberg castle, the Old Town is in the foreground. At center right is the Old Bridge over the river Neckar. Photo: Ray Hashimoto, AICP. See original photo

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Northern News – May 2018

APA NATIONAL’S GOLD ACHIEVEMENT AWARD GOES TO SF TEENS. Marin County, San Francisco, and San Jose also received achievement awards at the APA national conference in New Orleans, April 23rd. Page 1 SUCCESSFUL MARCH 29 SUMMIT ON LIVABLE COMMUNITIES FOR ALL AGES. Naphtali H. Knox, FAICP. Northern Section collaborated with AARP to…

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South San Francisco Looking for Applicants for their Design Review Board

The City of South San Francisco is now accepting applications for those interested in serving on the City’s Design Review Board (DRB) advisory committee.  Following the approval of the City’s Downtown Station Area Specific Plan (DSASP) in 2015, the City has experienced a substantial increase in development interest and applications…

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Northern News – April 2018

“HOW I BECAME A PLANNING DIRECTOR.” YPG’s Veronica Flores reports. Following a panel discussion, 12 planning directors each met with five young planners and emerging professionals in a comfortable setting to share what they know. Page 1 WHERE IN THE WORLD. A photo by Erin Camarera from a country we…

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Northern News – March 2018

FINDING AND SUPPORTING ALLIES FOR LIVABLE COMMUNITIES (of all ages). Erin McAuliff. Supportive built environments can strengthen individual relationships, ensure access to care, resources, and recreation, and reduce isolation across the lifespan. Page 1 PLANNERS AND STUDENTS VISIT BRAZIL FOR COLLABORATIVE SERVICE AND LEARNING. Mike Jacobson, with Alex Hinds, Tonya Veitch, and…

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Northern News September/October 2022

(The Barcode Project, Oslo, Norway, Aug 2018. Photo by Woodie Tescher.) Five from Northern Section win 2022 Chapter Awards • SIX locally-authored feature articles • TWO upcoming CM webinars • 12 “Who’s where” profiles • 18 from Northern pass AICP exam • 16 articles excerpted in “Planning news roundup,” from…
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