General Plan Forums Scheduled

The state’s Office of Planning and Research has launched a series of public forums this month to go over its recently revised General Plan Guidelines. Some health advocates are paying close attention, according to Ruben Cantu, associate director at the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network, a health advocacy group based in Oakland.

“The long-awaited revised general plan guidelines include new sections on how cities and counties can promote health communities and social equity in future development,” Cantu said in a written statement. Read more.