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When development plans for a mall in Elk Grove didn’t pan out after more than a decade, another project to build a casino is in the works. <ins>(Shutterstock)</ins>

The tale of the ghost mall in Elk Grove

Doomed development makes way for a casino

 

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is set to vote on the San Francisco Giants’ Mission Rock development south of AT&T Park. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Giants’ 28-acre waterfront development nears approval

A decade in the making, the San Francisco Giants’ Mission Rock development…

 

(Photo via Foster + Partners)

Ground broken for second tallest structure in San Francisco

The construction of the second tallest building in San Francisco broke ground…

 

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Which SF neighborhood has the Bay Area’s highest average home sales price?

No doubt about it, buying a home in San Francisco is expensive.…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
The Millennium Tower at Mission and Fremont streets in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, September 22, 2016. (Wesaam Al-Badry/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Condo owners in sinking Millennium Tower estimate homes worth $0

Multi-million dollar condos in the Millennium Tower may now be worth zilch.…

The Millennium Tower at Mission and Fremont streets in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, September 22, 2016. (Wesaam Al-Badry/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Construction continues on the future Transbay Terminal at 1st and Minna Streets in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Funding blocked for transit center amid concerns of sinking Millennium Tower

The fallout of San Francisco’s sinking downtown Millennium Tower broadened Tuesday when…

Construction continues on the future Transbay Terminal at 1st and Minna Streets in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Brisbane is ready to approve a project that creates space for a large number of new jobs, but ignores the issue of where its workers are supposed to live or how far they’ll need to drive to get to there. (Courtesy photo)

Why housing in Brisbane matters to the region

A lot of attention has been focused recently on sleepy little Brisbane,…

Brisbane is ready to approve a project that creates space for a large number of new jobs, but ignores the issue of where its workers are supposed to live or how far they’ll need to drive to get to there. (Courtesy photo)
The All Star Donuts shop at 5th and Folsom streets is slated to close. (Aleah Fajardo/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Proposed hotel could displace longtime SF donut shop

The possible closure of a longtime donut shop could leave a hole…

The All Star Donuts shop at 5th and Folsom streets is slated to close. (Aleah Fajardo/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Cranes are in use near the construction site of the Transbay Center in San Francisco's SoMa Thursday, April 28 2016. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Despite sinking Millennium Tower, SF advances $6.8M for nearby Transbay Center

Despite concerns over the sinking Millennium Tower, a city committee approved spending…

Cranes are in use near the construction site of the Transbay Center in San Francisco's SoMa Thursday, April 28 2016. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oyundari Chultemdagva, a resident of the housing complex at 280 Beale St., attends a groundbreaking ceremony at the Transbay Block 7 site on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mayor, city leaders welcome residents home at new affordable housing project

San Francisco resident Oyundari Chultemdagva was pregnant with her son when she…

Oyundari Chultemdagva, a resident of the housing complex at 280 Beale St., attends a groundbreaking ceremony at the Transbay Block 7 site on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Former Mayor Willie Brown moved into the Millennium Tower earlier this month. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

City attorney subpoenas developer of troubled Millennium Tower

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Tuesday subpoenaed the developer of…

Former Mayor Willie Brown moved into the Millennium Tower earlier this month. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The San Francisco Flower Mart in San Francisco's SoMa District seen Thursday, September 8, 2016. (Wesaam Al-Badry/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Flower Mart development proposal ‘too monotonous,’ city planners say

City planners are concerned about the size and bulk of parking included…

The San Francisco Flower Mart in San Francisco's SoMa District seen Thursday, September 8, 2016. (Wesaam Al-Badry/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A view looking south over the South of Market neighborhood in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, September 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF seeks to upzone Central SoMa neighborhood

San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood is preparing for a renaissance. With…

A view looking south over the South of Market neighborhood in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, September 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Unified School District teachers, faculty and supporters rally in front of 555 Franklin Street the administration offices of the school district demanding higher pay to counter the rising cost of living. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF closer to building teacher housing as state bill clears legislative hurdle

San Francisco could soon move forward with building affordable housing for educators…

San Francisco Unified School District teachers, faculty and supporters rally in front of 555 Franklin Street the administration offices of the school district demanding higher pay to counter the rising cost of living. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Academy of Art University is one of San Francisco’s largest property owners and landlords. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Sides drawn in lawsuit filed by SF against Academy of Art

The Academy of Art University may have cleared a major hurdle last…

The Academy of Art University is one of San Francisco’s largest property owners and landlords. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
New data appears to show that rents in San Francisco may be dropping in some neighborhoods. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Are rents in SF really dropping?

It wasn’t until San Francisco resident Gary McCoy stopped looking for an…

New data appears to show that rents in San Francisco may be dropping in some neighborhoods. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A planned research facility at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital is expected to have an impact on existing parking. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

UCSF, city finalizing lease agreement for new research facility

A proposal to build a UC San Francisco research facility at Zuckerberg…

A planned research facility at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital is expected to have an impact on existing parking. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)
A housing development at 900 Folsom St. in South of Market. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

New SoMa plan could produce $2B for SF

San Francisco hopes to change city rules for part of the South…

A housing development at 900 Folsom St. in South of Market. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Malia Cohen attends a Board of Supervisors meeting at City Hall on  July 26, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner).

Pay-to-play comment costs supervisor vote on Potrero Hill development

Supervisor Malia Cohen learned the hard way Tuesday night that referring to…

Supervisor Malia Cohen attends a Board of Supervisors meeting at City Hall on  July 26, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner).
Chase Center, the Warriors’ highly anticipated waterfront arena in San Francisco, is on pace to open for the beginning of the 2019-20 NBA season. (Courtesy Chase Center)

SF judge rules against opponents of Warriors’ proposed arena in Mission Bay

A San Francisco Superior Court judge has ruled against a group seeking…

Chase Center, the Warriors’ highly anticipated waterfront arena in San Francisco, is on pace to open for the beginning of the 2019-20 NBA season. (Courtesy Chase Center)