The CalPlanner is APA California’s digital 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.

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.

Articles for consideration in the CalPlanner should be sent to Ellie Fiore, Vice President for Public Information and Editor at Please refer to the CalPlanner Editorial Guidelines.

Current Issue of the CalPlanner

Check it out to see the list of conference sessions and event highlights and to read articles relevant to our Big Conversations. Our new legislative update is also included with the latest news from the capitol.

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Download the PDF version: Volume 20 | Issue 02 Virtual Conference Issue

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