Revenue projections show that the Port of San Francisco could take a fiscal bath on the new Pier 27, but officials insisted Monday that those losses can be offset through passenger spending at local businesses.
Built with $53.7 million in bond money, the James R. Herman Cruise Ship Terminal is scheduled to take its first boatload of visitors in August 2014, according to Elaine Forbes, the Port’s deputy director of finance. Read More
As a small Massachusetts town became the first U.S. community to ban the sale of single-serving plastic water bottles Tuesday, even eliminating such packaging from large events continues to elude San Francisco despite years of discussion.
While The City hasn’t been shy about taking on plastic bags or plastic foam food containers, water bottles have thus far managed to avoid its ever-growing ban list. Read More
The future of San Francisco’s dilapidated Pier 70 is coming into focus in advance of today’s Board of Supervisors committee vote on the financial terms of a planned $58.5 million rehab of historic buildings along the central, southern waterfront. Read More
Opponents of the proposed 8 Washington luxury condo development are calling on a state commission to postpone a vote on a crucial land exchange agreement that the project hinges upon. Read More
From The City’s local hiring law to its new summer employment program for youths, jobs for San Francisco residents has become a popular political mantra. And when the Budget and Finance Committee kicked off its review of city departments’ budget proposals on Wednesday, it was no different. Read More