This coming November, San Franciscans will have the opportunity to vote on a measure that may ultimately lead to the draining and restoration of the Hetch Hetchy Valley and force The City to look elsewhere for most of its water. Read More
WHO: Cargill Inc.WHAT: The company announced a second recall of ground turkey products Sunday after a test showed salmonella in a sample from the same Arkansas plant tied to a recall issued last month. The first outbreak sickened 107 people in 31 states, killing one person. Read More
I was surprised to see that the 2011 Redwood City Downtown Business Directory includes a full-page ad for Cargill/DMB’s proposed Saltworks project. This ad actually describes a new Saltworks downtown with “retail shops, restaurants, office space and residential homes.” Read More
The massive proposed development on the Cargill salt ponds will either make the mid-Peninsula a commuter’s nightmare or ease the gridlock by taking long-distance drivers off the roads. Read More
Redwood City voters are voicing their support for developers to do an environmental impact report for the Saltworks project, just weeks before city officials are to approve an environmental consultant. Read More
In 1851, entrepreneurs new to California discovered that a little creek on the Peninsula emptied out into an exceptionally deep channel in San Francisco Bay.
Before long, loggers were floating redwoods down that creek — aptly dubbed Redwood Creek — to the Bay, where they were lashed onto barges and shipped up to San Francisco, which was in the midst of the first of what would be many building booms. Read More