A judge will likely have to decide the fate of an environmental impact report on major redevelopment plans for a former U.S. Navy base at Hunters Point, after discussions between activist groups and the developer, Lennar, bore no agreement. Read More
San Francisco city leaders have been working for over a decade to develop the former Naval Station Treasure Island. Over the next few weeks, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission will have the opportunity to support this project when it comes before them for final approval. This is an economic, housing and environmental opportunity that should not be wasted. Read More
WHAT: Across California, local governments are hurriedly transferring their redevelopment agency assets into city budgets to beat Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed take-back of unspent redevelopment funds.
WHERE: Santa Clara redevelopment handed out $205 million plus 178 acres to city departments. Alameda County tied up $61.5 million and 11 properties. Similar payouts happened in Sacramento and Los Angeles last week. Read More
Several high-end hotel buildings in the Presidio, reminiscent of barracks, are one step closer to construction among many other projects blanketing the Main Post. 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
It's been a groundbreaking summer for San Francisco -- the new Bay Bridge self-anchored suspension span was lifted, the Hunters Point Shipyard project was approved, work on the Transbay Terminal started last week and now city leaders are moving ahead with the massive redevelopment of Treasure Island. On Tuesday, Mayor Gavin Newsom will join Speaker Nancy Pelosi and U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus to endorse the terms of Naval Station Treasure Island Transfer Agreement. Read More
Mayor Gavin Newsom made the redevelopment of Hunters Point Shipyard final with the stroke of a pen Tuesday evening. The long-awaited redevelopment project will improve 702 acres with new homes, commercial buildings and an arena. Read More
Benefits planned to flow to San Franciscans from a massive shipyard redevelopment project, including scores of jobs for unemployed locals, were lauded Thursday.
Some officials and residents, however, expressed skepticism about whether the expensive package of benefits was realistic and whether locals would secure substantial amounts of work. Read More
A lawsuit filed by a group trying to save the Bay Meadows Race Track in San Mateo will move forward after a motion for the suit to be dismissed was denied by a San Mateo County Superior Court judge on Monday.
The suit, filed by Friends of Bay Meadows, a group long opposed to the closure and demolition of the racetrack, seeks additional environmental and historical review of the redevelopment planned for the Bay Meadows site. Read More
Memorabilia including signs, seats and photos from the recently closed Bay Meadows Race Track in San Mateo will be auctioned off this weekend.
The event will begin with open viewing of the items on Friday followed by live bidding over the next three days, organizers said. The auction comes less than a week after the last races were held Sunday at the track. Read More