The Golden State Warriors may be on the verge of coming back to San Francisco, according to media reports.
An unnamed source told ESPN on Sunday that the team wants to make the move.
“We’re not prepared to make any announcements at this time,” Warriors spokesman Raymond Ridder told The Examiner on Monday morning. Asked when an announcement could be expected, Ridder responded, “I don’t know how soon something could happen. It could be days, or weeks, or whatever.” Read More
In early 2010, Marc Benioff, founder and chief executive of Salesforce.com, summoned several of his top real estate and finance executives to his San Francisco home to float a bold idea.
He envisioned a world-class corporate campus to house the high-flying provider of online sales management tools, which employed more than 2,500 people in the city. Read More
Part of the Chinese Hospital’s grand vision was approved unanimously Thursday with glowing support from the Planning Commission.
The commission signed off on a special permit for the hospital to provide medical services at 827 Pacific Ave. as a complement to its main campus at 835 Jackson St. The move frees up needed space at the main facility. Read More
Despite a split among community groups, unions and residents on the $2.5 billion California Pacific Medical Center hospital project, the San Francisco Planning Commission gave the nod late Thursday to the controversial development that could place a massive new hospital at one of The City’s busiest corners. Read More
Owners of foreclosed properties in San Francisco, such as banks, are coming under fire for allowing some of those homes to fall into disrepair. Supervisor Malia Cohen, whose District 10 includes the Bayview, has introduced legislation that would subject foreclosed properties to The City’s nuisance law, which allows for court abatement injunctions and fines. It also would triple the nuisance penalties for owners of 10 or more foreclosed properties. The proposal is an attempt to address one of the impacts of the foreclosure crisis. Read More
Mayor Ed Lee recently took the San Francisco Unified School District to task for failing to sell or lease its surplus property. But a new report suggests The City has idle hands of its own when it comes to extracting revenue from surplus property.The report, from Budget Analyst Harvey Rose’s office, says San Francisco has failed to do anything with 13 of 15 properties that were listed as surplus property in 2004. It describes San Francisco’s general property management policies as dysfunctional, incomplete and inaccurate, with “numerous errors and misclassifications.” Read More
Drawing on the specter of a massive earthquake that could leave the sick and injured in the streets, Mayor Ed Lee cautioned the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday not to hold up a proposed deal between The City and California Pacific Medical Center for two major hospital projects.
“I wouldn’t want any of the supervisors to feel the sting that if they didn’t move early on this, that we would fail before the next earthquake to have had two major hospitals in The City rebuilt, to the best interest of our citizens,” Lee told reporters prior to introducing the proposal to the board. Read More
The lawsuits are flying faster than bottles in a bar fight at the Gold Dust Lounge in Union Square, where embattled bar owners were recently slapped with litigation over their refusal to shut down the delightfully schmaltzy dive bar.The Handlery family, which owns the building and wants an Express clothing store there instead, has been trying since December to part ways with bar run by a pair of aging brothers who continue to serve drinks beyond the terms of their lease. Gold Dust supporters say the bar is too historic to abandon, but the building owners dispute that. Read More
The first hotel in the 236-year history of San Francisco's Presidio is officially open for business.
The Inn at the Presidio, a 22-unit hotel, opened its doors on Sunday and celebrated with a grand opening event Tuesday.
The inn is located at 42 Moraga Ave. in Pershing Hall, the former home of single officers when the area served as a U.S. Army post.
The Presidio Trust rehabilitated the building last year, and the inn is being run by San Mateo-based Waterford Hotels and Inns, Inc. Reservations start at $195 per night. Read More
An agreement has been reached to build a major new California Pacific Medical Center hospital on Cathedral Hill, Mayor Ed Lee and hospital officials announced Wednesday.
The deal, struck after several months of negotiations between The City and the medical center, will create a $1.9 billion, 555-bed hospital at Van Ness Avenue and Geary Street.
Also, St. Luke’s Hospital, an aging facility that serves poorer patients in the Mission, will receive a seismic rebuild costing about $300 million. Read More