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Another hopeful sign in Napa

Copia grounds in 2012

Early in the history of this blog, I bemoaned the closure of Copia in Napa, not so much for the loss of what Copia could have met to the Napa Valley, although that was also a loss, but for how the idle parcel undermined the fledgling walkability of Napa. I […]

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Urbanism stirs in the North Bay

Unused Copia building and grounds

Although drivable suburban remains the default land-use choice in much of the North Bay, there bits of good news as 2014 gets underway.

State Farm site in Rohnert Park: Like many, I was concerned about the loss of jobs when State Farm closed their regional office in Rohnert Park. […]