T-Mobile is aggressively improving cell phone and mobile services in San Francisco, where it plans to nearly triple its antenna installations.
Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T and Clearwire recently filed five-year growth plans with The City, including proposed new telecommunication base stations. Read More
The sound of music and revelry will be allowed to continue bellowing from an illegal terrace above a Mission district restaurant.
Neighbors of Medjool Restaurant and Lounge, near Mission and 21st streets, complained to The City about noise from the popular rooftop terrace. Read More
The Planning Department is not charged with fining property owners for code violations unless the owner fails to correct a violation after being asked to do so, city planning staff told their commissioners.
That enforcement approach was the subject of discussion during a recent Board of Supervisors’ Land Use Committee hearing into the Academy of Art University’s housing practices. Read More
City lawmakers on Monday could ask senior city planning officials why they have allowed the Academy of Art University to flout their department’s housing and zoning laws.The Board of Supervisors’ Land Use Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing to discuss the academy’s housing practices. Read More
Advocates hoping for the dissolution of an injunction against The City’s Bike Plan will have to wait a little longer after a Superior Court judge ordered at least a 10-day delay in the case before making any decisions.
Judge Peter Busch ordered both sides to submit briefs Nov. 12 detailing arguments for and against relief of the injunction. Read More
Low-income seniors will soon be socializing on Polk Street over ice cream sundaes.
An ice cream store and coffee shop secured city permits needed to hawk caffeine and sweets on the ground floor of a recently completed residential building at 990 Polk St. at Geary Boulevard.
The permits were needed because the locally-owned store meets The City’s definition of a “large fast food restaurant.” Read More
Amid the constant clanking of jackhammers and the rise of skyscrapers in the South of Market area, the significance of historic architecture may sometimes be overshadowed.
But before The City gives the green light to razing buildings in the area, it wants to know which ones are important. Read More