Northern News

Northern News – July/August 2018

You can read the entire issue online as a virtual magazine, download it as a PDF, or click on the links at the end of the individual articles (below). Creating built environments for an aging population Matt Raimi, AICP. Planning — so important to improving our communities as our population changes — is all the more
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Northern News – June 2018

HOUSING Reverse BANANA: Build all Kinds of Housing Almost Everywhere Naphtali Knox, FAICP, interviews Denise Pinkston, MCRP. We need that “missing middle,” from ADUs to fourplexes. If a third of the Bay Area’s existing single-family homes each added one unit over the next decade, we would add half-a-million homes with no visible disruption to our
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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 plan and host the Summit
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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 have not previously covered. Page
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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 Hing Wong, AICP. Members of a
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Northern News – February 2018

HELP FOR A NEIGHBORHOOD AS GOOGLE ARRIVES. Nicole Guzman, with Nikki Chan and Michael Tkalcevic. Graduate students help San Jose’s Delmas Park neighborhood, continuing work started by the city’s now-defunct Strong Neighborhoods Initiative. Pages 1 and 18–20 WATER RESILIENCE IN THE BAY AREA IN RESPONSE TO A CHANGING CLIMATE. Holly Pearson, AICP. The Bay Area needs to
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Northern News – December 2017/January 2018

HOW CITY PLANNING CAN CHANGE AN ANTI-AGING CULTURE. Josh Cohen, Next City. Elderly residents find services and social opportunities spread out and access difficult. Housing affordability can be a struggle. At least one city wants to change that. Page 1 IN MEMORIAM. Valentin (Val) Alexeeff and George A. Williams. Pages 4-5 NORTHERN SECTION’S YOUNG PLANNERS GROUP IS
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Northern News – November 2017

THE BAY AREA GREENPRINT TOOL. Elizabeth Adam and Serena Unger. Regional conservation data for local benefit: a powerful new interactive web tool to show multi-benefit assessments. Page 1 DIRECTOR’S NOTE. Sharon Grewal, AICP. North Bay fire assistance resources | Housing package implementation webinar | Holiday party November 17 | SF Urban Film Festival, Storytelling Workshop, November 19.
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