Affordable housing targets for the proposed massive redevelopment of Treasure Island could be reignited if Supervisor Jane Kim and state Assemblyman Tom Ammiano can change a state financing law. Read More
What’s that weird sound coming from the center of San Francisco Bay? Don’t worry, it’s probably just the ringing of public cash registers. Read More
The Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee approved Monday the proposed redevelopment of Treasure Island. Years in the making, the proposal would construct 8,000 residential units, 140,000 square feet of retail space, 100,000 square feet of commercial space, and 300 acres of parks and open space. It also includes a police and fire station, a school and a 500-room hotel. Read More
The moment of truth has arrived for the long-in-the-making plan to redevelop Treasure Island. Amid concerns of sea level rise, tsunami fears and a reduction in the initially proposed number of affordable housing units, the Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee is scheduled to vote Monday on the project. Read More
As Treasure Island inches closer to total transformation, current residents are wondering exactly how and when they will be asked to vacate their homes.
The Planning Commission’s narrow approval Thursday of environmental documents for the project was another reminder for islanders that change is coming for the former Navy base, and if the Board of Supervisors approves the plan, it could be as soon as next year. Read More
San Francisco’s Planning Commission on Thursday advanced the massive redevelopment of Treasure Island by a 4-3 vote, approving the $1.5 billion project’s environmental impact report. Read More
The proposed transformation of Treasure Island, which would involve $1.5 billion in road and infrastructure spending and the eventual construction of 8,000 housing units, reaches another milestone tonight when the Planning Commission considers whether to endorse the environmental impact report.
Developers envision a bustling, self-contained economy that revolves around idyllic, affordable living space in the middle of San Francisco Bay. Read More
A 28-year-old Treasure Island man had a rude awakening Saturday morning — a stranger standing in his bedroom, police said. The shocking awakening was in the 1400 block of Sturgeon Street around 6 a.m., police said. The suspect, a man in his mid-20s, picked up a bottle, threw it at the sleepy victim and then fled the scene, cops said. No arrest has been made. firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
San Francisco officials re-examining the proposed Treasure Island redevelopment project in the wake of the recent tsunami in Japan say the threat of inundation has already been addressed in design plans.The multibillion-dollar redevelopment project was questioned at last week’s Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee meeting by Supervisor Eric Mar, who wanted more information about a tsunami’s potential impact. Read More
The latest U.S. census data confirms much of what we knew about already San Francisco. That white hipsters are displacing Hispanics in the Mission. That Asians are now as common as blacks in the Bayview. And that the population in the South of Market area has exploded. Read More