What is a Little Free Library? A Little Free Library is a “take a book, return a book” free book exchange. They come in many shapes and sizes, but the most common version is a small wooden box of books. Anyone may take a book or bring a book to share. Little Free Library book […]
http://www.scpr.org/news/2017/02/09/68913/la-council-approves-rules-for-more-frequent-commun/ New rules co-authored by Councilman Jose Huizar requires the city to update its 35 community plans every six years. The plans provide guidelines for what can and can’t be built in a neighborhood. Some of those plans haven’t been updated in more than 15 years.
http://www.voiceofsandiego.org/topics/land-use/the-only-problem-with-the-pro-soccer-plan-is-a-big-one-how-will-they-get-the-land/ The effort to build a Major League Soccer stadium is in a hurry of its own design. But a project of this magnitude could take years to approve. To get around that, the group backing the project is going to try to do what stadium proponents across the state have done: a ballot initiative […]
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/02/07/aspen-chain-stores/ The Aspen City Council is supporting a citizen-driven campaign to block chain stores from taking space in new buildings.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/02/15/its-official-the-oceans-are-losing-oxygen-posing-growing-threats-to-marine-life/?tid=a_inl&utm_term=.362b8b77e914 The oceans are losing oxygen, posing growing threats to marine life.
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/taxpayers-hit-jackpot-as-raiders-nfl-lose-big-in-vegas-2017-02-15 The best-laid plans of billionaires to feed at the taxpayer-funded trough seem to have gone awry, writes Jason Notte.
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/sports/columnists/kevin-acee/sd-sp-manchester-0215-story.html Local developer Doug Manchester has contacted NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell expressing a desire to build a privately-financed stadium in Mission Valley.
http://www.moderncities.com/article/2017-feb-financial-priorities-spending-on-stadiums-vs-schools February 14, 2017