Seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones is Keynote at Land Use Law & Planning Conference

30th Anniversary Conference Hosted by UCLA Extension Friday, January 22, 2016 Dr. Lucy Jones, Science Advisor for Risk Reduction at the U.S. Geological Survey, is the keynote speaker at UCLA Extension’s 30th Anniversary Land Use Law & Planning Conference on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. Dr. Jones is one of the…

Greatest Hits of 2014 Land Use Law, Pt. 1: CEQA

UCLA Extension convened its annual Land Use Law and Planning Conference last week in Los Angeles. As always, it was a bonanza of practical information and insights for lawyers and planners who navigate California’s insanely complex web of laws and court cases that govern how we build – and don’t build – in the state….

Land Use Law & Planning Conference Examines California’s Ever-Changing Landscape

Experts discuss precedent-setting legal cases, changing demographics, climate change and more   California experienced in 2013 a number of precedent-setting court decisions for growth and development, as well as a partial reform of its vast environmental quality regulations. With a growing and more diverse population and continued economic expansion, what new challenges will face city planners,…