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In the Media

County juggling housing, history at Old Sonoma Road site

Napa County turned to residents to help figure out how to fit 190 to 220 apartments and townhouses onto an Old Sonoma Road site that has three century-old buildings – and whether the buildings should stay.

Napa Valley Register

Pittsburg Section 8, county public housing applications open

The city of Pittsburg has reopened applications for its Section 8 voucher program, but the list is only open until Friday.

East Bay Times

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In the news: Housing Crunch Exacts a Heavy Price on Californians

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Last week's quiz results

With 3.7 million jobs in 2015, the total number of jobs in Bay Area exceeded the previous peak set in 2000.

The correct answer is highlighted in yellow. The Plan Bay Area Weekly Poll appears every Monday on this page. The results are published the following Monday. The questions are intended to be educational in nature.

Plan Bay Area 2040 Final Preferred Scenario Approved

December 2016

Plan Bay Area 2040, an update to the region’s long-range transportation and land use plan, has marked a major milestone with the adoption of the Final Preferred Scenario by the MTC Commission and ABAG Executive Board.


Plan Bay Area 2040 Draft Preferred Scenario Released

September 2016

Today the Draft Preferred Land Use Scenario was released, marking a major milestone toward the development of Plan Bay Area 2040.