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California Water, 3rd Edition

by Arthur L. Littleworth and Eric L. Garner

California Water, 3rd edition is a thoroughly updated edition of this concise guide to historical, legal and policy issues affecting water use in California. Covering new and emerging topics, including the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, climate change and conservation, and features new maps of California’s major water supply systems and enhanced water quality content.

“Littleworth and Garner have achieved the impossible. They have untied California’s Gordian knot of water rights, laws, and policies and made them understandable for all. With California’s water management teetering on the edge of crisis, this timely book is critical for everyone working on and learning about the state’s challenges in an age of growing population, unsustainable water demand, and increasing climate change impacts.” - Mark Gold, Associate Vice Chancellor of Environment and Sustainability, UCLA

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Available now as a free download - 2019 Supplement

to California Land Use and Planning Law, 36thedition

Update your copy of the current edition!

This Supplement containing analyses of the most important decisions published in 2018 concerning California land use and planning. 

For over three decades, California Land Use & Planning Law has provided a succinct and definitive summary of the major provisions of California's land use and planning laws. It has been cited by the California Supreme Court and numerous appellate courts as an authoritative source.

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California AEP Annual Conference

March 24-27 in Monterey


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Solano Press joined California Chapter AEP members at the Monterey Plaza Hotel for the organization's annual conference. Our staff greeted attendees who stopped by our table to  browse our library of Books That Matter. 

The 2019 Update to CEQA Deskbook is now available!

Keep your copy of CEQA Deskbook, 3rd edition up to date with this new download.

The 2019 Update by Antero Rivasplata includes new statutes and case law for 2018. Because the CEQA Guidelines amendments adopted by the Natural Resources Agency are so extensive, they are not all represented in this update; the exception is the new VMT transportation impact metric.

If you've missed any of the previous updates, they are all available on our Supplements page.


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The new 5th edition of

Guide to California Planning

by William Fulton and Paul Shigley

Since it was first published in 1991, Guide to California Planning has served as the authoritative text on city and county planning practice throughout the state.

In this revised and expanded fifth edition, William Fulton and Paul Shigley lay out planning laws and processes in detail and describe how planning really works in California—how cities and counties and developers and citizen groups all interact with each other on a daily basis to shape California communities and the California landscape, for better and for worse. Significant new topics addressed in this edition include the state’s increasing focus on infill and transit-oriented development and climate action plans, including ways of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.


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We are committed to publishing the highest quality books and media for planning, environmental, and legal professionals. Solano's publications provide a roadmap for navigating your project through the complex web of government regulations, agency processes, and stakeholder concerns.

We are proud of our current offering of significant award-winning books that can make a big difference in the success of real world projects. Whether you are planning a new public trail, designing a planned development, or responding to proposals on behalf of your community, Solano's publications can make a significant contribution.