The CalPlanner is APA California’s digital bi-monthly newsletter, providing members with the latest information on a broad range of planning topics and issues as well as offering news, updates and announcements on planning activities from around the state. The CalPlanner is only available to APA California members who are sent an alert about the newsletter as soon as it is published.

CalPlanner‘s content is generated by planning professional who have relevant insight and expertise to share with APA California members. It is therefore an effective platform to generate discussions about best practices, innovative approaches and everyday “how to” tactics deployed within the profession. Please consider writing an article, crafting a position, submitting planning tips, contributing photos/images, or recruiting other planning professionals to contribute.

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Current issue of the CalPlanner:

In this issue, we will explore some of the complexities and issues facing affordable housing in California. APA California tracked over 250 planning-related bills and lobbied important bills that included 15 bills signed by Governor Jerry Brown in September. This and much more including Chapter news, updates and announcements, can be found in this informative issue.

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