Joining our growing eBook selection, Curtin's California Land Use is now available for the first time as a Kindle ebook. This is one of Solano Press's most popular titles. For 34 years it has been a valued resource for planners, attorneys, citizens, and students, as well as being cited by the California Supreme Court and numerous appellate courts as an authoritative source.

"This great book is my primary source of definitive information on California Planning Law. It's the first reference I reach for when questions about "takings," the Subdivision Map Act, and legal interpretations arise."
Terry Rivasplata, co-author
CEQA Deskbook

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The Environmental Law Section of the California Bar
held its annual
Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite®
October 16-19, 2014
at Tenaya Lodge, the Gateway to Yosemite

Two Solano Press authors participated in this year's conference:

Solano Press is proud to have been a sponsor again this year for the conference scholarship program, helping students participate in this outstanding professional event.

Solano Press Returns From
In Anaheim, September 13-16, 2014

The Solano Press team has returned from the recent California Chapter APA Conference in Anaheim, where we enjoyed meeting and chatting with our customers, and sharing the Solano Press library of Books That Matter. Several Solano Press authors participated as session moderators or presenters:

  • Bill Fulton (Guide to California Planning, 4th edition)
  • Terry Rivasplata and Ron Bass (CEQA Deskbook, 3rd edition)
  • Margaret Sohagi and Tom Jacobson (Exactions and Impact Fees in California)
  • Al Herson (California Environmental Law and Policy)
  • Jeff Loux (The Open Space Conservation Handbook, Water and Land Use)

Author Al Herson and Solano Press Vice-President Jon Handel

Solano Press Publisher Ling-Yen Jones at our booth

Local Hazard Mitigation at Cal Poly
San Luis Obispo

Two Solano Press authors have joined forces this fall to present the course Local Hazard Mitigation Planning and Design (CRP 458-01) in the City and Regional Planning Department at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

Kenneth C. Topping
, FAICP and Michael Multari will teach this elective graduate-upper division course which examines new knowledge regarding planning and creating resilient, sustainable communities in an era of increasing natural disasters and climate change.

This course was previously taught for several years by Ken Topping, author of the forthcoming Creating Resilient Communities. Co-teaching the course this term is Michael Multari, co-author of Guide to Local Government Finance in California, who has also been a lecturer in the CRP program for many years.