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Enjoy a great night on the uptown What: APA California–Northern’s 2012 Holiday Party When: Friday, November 30, starting at 7 PM Where: MUA OAKLAND Bar & Restaurant 2442a Webster Street, in uptown Oakland Getting there: Free on-street parking. Seven blocks from 19th Street BART Cost: $30 for APA members, $35 for nonmembers, $15 for students and unemployed planners $5 extra at the door. Prizes: As always, we will have a drawing for the California Planning Foundation to benefit students pursuing planning degrees. Contribute: Contact Darcy Kremin, AICP, at (510) 874-3110 or to donate an item or to contribute to CPF for the Holiday Party. No donation is too big or too small.

Photos by Barry Miller, FAICP (Answer on page 21)

Reservations: Online by Monday, Nov.26, at More info about the event: Contact Florentina Craciun at (510) 874-3127 or More info about CPF: Contact CPF Liaison Hing Wong, AICP, at (510) 464-7966 or

Mixed use gets a break. In September, “FHA loosened a restriction that forbade government-backed loans from supporting condominium projects that contained more than 25 percent commercial space. New rules will allow credit to flow to projects with up to 35 percent commercial space — or 50 percent in certain cases where the developer applies for an exemption.” —Angie Schmitt, DC Streetsblog.

See you there!

Northern News


November 2012

Northern News, Nov. 2012  

City and regional planning news for northern California

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