Supes set Jan. 12 hearing on Barneys appeal impacting Central Subway

The Board of Supervisors has scheduled a 4 p.m. hearing Jan. 12 to decide whether The City has the right to take over sub-sidewalk space at 77 O’Farrell St. to make way for the Central Subway.

The City had sent a notice to revoke from 77 O’Farrell St. a city permit allowing for the use of the sub-sidewalk space, but Barneys, who occupies the space, and property owner Stockton Street Properties, Inc., are appealing the revocation. They argue that the permit is invalid because it wasn’t signed by the property owner or an authorized agent, and that the space is owned by the property owner anyway.

These arguments are expected to be sorted out on Jan. 12, barring any postponements.

The biggest worry is if the battle over the sub-sidewalk space would postpone Central Subway work

Just Posted

Discovery of human remains at home of missing man upsets Outer Mission neighbors

Police are investigating the disappearance of 73-year-old Benedict Ching

Google says it is ‘committed’ to helping the Punch Line stay in its home

Comedy club threatened with loss of lease, displacement after more than 40 years

Woman caught in Muni door, dragged to tracks files claim against SF

Sunset District resident suffered collapsed lung, broken ribs, spinal and pelvic fractures

SF police say journalist suspected of conspiring to steal report

Raid on freelance videographer drew widespread condemnation

Comedians get serious about saving iconic SF comedy club

The Punch Line expected to lose its lease in August

Most Read