Monthly Archives: February 2014

Regional Housing Need Determination

There are many factors involved in determining where to build housing. But, aside from the obvious ones like; location, weather, school, parks, shopping, transportation, etc., the State plays a large role in the process. The Association of Bay Area Governments … Continue reading

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The Housing Element

California law requires that each county and city in the state develop and adopt a General Plan. Oakley’s General Plan is a comprehensive long-term plan for the physical development of the city. In this sense, it is a “blueprint” for … Continue reading

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2013 – Record grape crop – USDA releases preliminary crush report

California’s 2013 crush totaled a record high 4,685,075 tons, up 7 percent from the previous record high 2012 crush of 4,387,434 tons. Red wine varieties accounted for the largest share of all grapes crushed, at 2,405,942 tons, up 5 percent … Continue reading

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