The Board of Supervisors will consider the future of Parkmerced on Tuesday when members review the Planning Commission’s February approval of a proposal to nearly triple the development’s housing density and run a Muni light-rail line there. Read More
Power was restored Friday afternoon to more than 1,500 PG&E customers who were in the dark following an outage earlier, a utility spokeswoman said.The outage was reported at about 11:20 a.m. near San Francisco’s Parkmerced neighborhood, PG&E spokeswoman Fiona Chan said. Read More
More than 2,000 PG&E customers in the Bay Area are without power Friday afternoon due to three separate outages around the region, a utility spokeswoman said.The biggest outage is in the area of San Francisco’s Parkmerced, where more than 1,500 customers are without power, according to PG&E.The cause of the outage had not been determined as of noon, and there was no estimate for when power would be restored, spokeswoman Katie Romans said. Read More
There is a certain inevitability about the fight to save Parkmerced, not unlike the summer fog that envelops it.
Even small proposed developments incite big neighborhood battles in San Francisco, let alone a plan to add 5,700 new units. Talk of density always brings fear, especially in a place that is filled with acres of open space. Read More
A realigned M-Ocean View Muni line, improved pedestrian pathways, a new bike-sharing network and a low-emissions shuttle bus to the Daly City BART station are some of the transportation upgrades planned for the proposed redevelopment of Parkmerced. Read More
Plans to nearly triple the number of rental units at Parkmerced will be discussed Monday by city lawmakers and officials.
The expansion from 3,221 to 8,900 apartments is expected to increase the rental community’s population by more than 10,000 residents and place new pressures on transit services. Read More