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    So much depends on Ed Blakely, the planner charged with pushing the recovery effort from idea to reality.

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  • Green Alternatives to Traditional Building Materials

    Q: I live in northern coastal California, in the heart of the redwoods. We're currently remodeling a simple structure (in a highly visible town-square location) into an elaborately detailed storefront, in keeping with the surrounding 1880s architecture. While all the vintage storefronts (and their...

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  • Keep Your License Current

    The California Supreme Court recently made a decision that I personally disagree with. Does the court care what I think? I'm sure it doesn't. Do you care? Well, you should — even if you're in another state — because if you don't keep your license current, you could face the same problem as the...

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    Flooring guidelines under attack; recycling ordinances; Spanish-language safety video; more

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    New EPA lead-paint rules; hurricane relief; California's smog fee; cement supply; more