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UG Planning + Urban Design

Kim Portillo, AICP/CFM, Planner + Floodplain Administrator

I spent the first impressionable five years of my life growing up on the west coast in the early nineties, usually with messy hair and dirt-stained clothes from the hours I would spend playing outside with my slightly older and equally wild sister. Of the few things I remember from that time in my life one aspect stands out in spectacular detail: the California flora. My mom tells me we lived in a neighborhood that wasn’t great; she tells me stories of police chases on our street and crazy neighbors. In my mind’s…

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