Western City, March 2011
"The economic downturn has provided a new opportunity for local governments to focus on their general plans..." (See resources at the end of the article)
Environmental Monitor, Winter 2011
"... For without comprehensive visions, our communities will continue to be one step behind the latest crisis, and their citizens and environments will suffer as a result. Instead, we must look for how we can reinvent it, restoring and even expanding its potential to provide a well-considered, sustainable, and bold vision for the future of California’s cities and counties..."
Planning Magazine, December 2010
"The California Planning Roundtable believes that the long-range comprehensive plan is the most effective tool for dealing with the significant new challenges that face cities and counties in the state — and the country..."
California Planner, Sept/Oct 2010
"The General Plan, California’s most fundamental local long-range planning document, needs to be reinvented..."