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ARE WE CLOSER TO THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY BLUEPRINT?

For once in our lives we ought to concentrate our planning to remember the three basic environments in which we live – the Great Valley, the Valley Foothills and the Sierra Nevada Mountain, our watershed of life.   These three […]

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SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY BLUEPRINT AND “ECODENSITY”

The idealist in me wants a bold set of recommendations for Kern County, but the urban designer of real politic in me, is doubtful. Two things have stoked my

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY BLUEPRINT AND “ECODENSITY”

The idealist in me wants a bold set of recommendations for Kern County, but the urban designer of real politic in me, is doubtful. Two things have stoked my

THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY BLUEPRINT AND NEW DESIGN TECHNOLOGIES

There is a digital divide on both sides of the aisle of private and public sectors. Finger pointing at one another, is causing a problem for the planning

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY BLUEPRINT GOAL FOR ESTABLISHING FUTURE VALUE

Infrastructure investment of the past cannot be maintained for operation in the future. Recent collapses and rebuilding based upon government inspection is opening opportunities for the private sector

WILL THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY BLUEPRINT BE CREATIVE?

There is no regional plan so we must improvise with what we have, to make one. There are many high technological tools with which to act but no

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY BLUEPRINT FUTURE

Quote: “If we don't fix future urban development policy issues; if we lack access to new ideas and their implementation; if we deny that the biggest killer is air

URBAN PLANNING FOR THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY BLUEPRINT

If we call ourselves Americans (and mean it), then we are all victims of our Federal, Californian and regional city planning processes.   If we breathe the air, drink water

LOVE OF NATURE

From life in general, one should learn never to lose the feeling of awe one get’s from nature as a child. I was lucky indeed to be born

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY BLUEPRINT AND “GETTING OLDER”

Everything we create and build, after it is placed and used, begins to get older from the onset. We cannot match the regenerative powers of Nature.   In that my

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