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The site of a proposed development at Fifth and Mission streets in San Francisco. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

SoMa community groups appeal ‘5M’ project

Opponents of a major mixed-use development proposed in the South of Market…

The site of a proposed development at Fifth and Mission streets in San Francisco. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Many of San Francisco's housing-related issues, including the Mission Rock development, short-term rental regulations and the Mission housing moratorium, will play out on the November ballot this year. (Courtesy photo)

Housing-related measures dominate November ballot

San Francisco voters in the upcoming election will have the chance to…

Many of San Francisco's housing-related issues, including the Mission Rock development, short-term rental regulations and the Mission housing moratorium, will play out on the November ballot this year. (Courtesy photo)

SF seeks to further incentivize developers to build below-market-rate homes

City officials plan to encourage private developers to build more below-market-rate units…

The Board of Supervisors will also be discussing how to help people who are already homeless. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. EXAMINER)

SF supes debate boosting tenants’ rights and discuss homeless strategies

The debate resumes today before a Board of Supervisors committee over whether…

The Board of Supervisors will also be discussing how to help people who are already homeless. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. EXAMINER)
A development proposed near Fifth and Mission streets has some people worried that current residents could face eviction if too many well-heeled new residents move in.  (Courtesy Forest City)

5M project shows we need to protect, sustain existing housing

No amount of shiny gifts can ease the threat of housing displacement.…

A development proposed near Fifth and Mission streets has some people worried that current residents could face eviction if too many well-heeled new residents move in.  (Courtesy Forest City)
After budget cuts threatened its closure, Candlestick Point State Recreation Area is slated to undergo a massive makeover to accommodate new visitors and future environmental concerns. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

State parks officials planning multi-million dollar upgrades at Candlestick Point recreation area

Timothy Rebbert has windsurfed at the 151-acre Candlestick Point State Recreation Area…

After budget cuts threatened its closure, Candlestick Point State Recreation Area is slated to undergo a massive makeover to accommodate new visitors and future environmental concerns. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Planning Commission has approved a skybridge for the rear of the Twitter headquarters to connect it with another building. (Rendering Courtesy of Transparent House)

Twitter ‘skybridge’ approved by Planning Commission

Developers have been given the green light by the Planning Commission to…

The Planning Commission has approved a skybridge for the rear of the Twitter headquarters to connect it with another building. (Rendering Courtesy of Transparent House)
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Embattled Port Commissioner Mel Murphy resigns

Mel Murphy, the embattled San Francisco Port Commission member and veteran developer…

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Candlestick Park has been reduced to a large pile of rubble and a lone standing escalator, which will likely be the last thing demolished since demolition companied tend to leave one landmark intil the very end and then bring down the final piece as a ceremonial end to the structure being demolished. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Candlestick Park tear-down nearly complete, next phase will bring big changes

Candlestick Park is nearly 90 percent demolished as crews make way for…

Candlestick Park has been reduced to a large pile of rubble and a lone standing escalator, which will likely be the last thing demolished since demolition companied tend to leave one landmark intil the very end and then bring down the final piece as a ceremonial end to the structure being demolished. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Serramonte Center in Daly City will undergo a major expansion that will relocate existing tenants and add new stores and restaurants. The project is expected to increase tax revenue for the city. (Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Serramonte Center in Daly City set for major expansion

Councilman Mike Guingona recently described the role Serramonte Center plays in Daly…

Serramonte Center in Daly City will undergo a major expansion that will relocate existing tenants and add new stores and restaurants. The project is expected to increase tax revenue for the city. (Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mayor Ed Lee announced on Wednesday The City’s purchase of a parcel at 490 South Van Ness Ave., above, to build no less than 72 below-market-rate family rental units. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

First-ever housing balance report shows SF needs to better preserve below-market-rate homes

San Francisco needs to better preserve its below-market-rate housing while building more…

Mayor Ed Lee announced on Wednesday The City’s purchase of a parcel at 490 South Van Ness Ave., above, to build no less than 72 below-market-rate family rental units. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
On the heels of Supervisor Campos' recent call for a halt to market-rate housing development hundreds of protesters in May gathered at San Francisco's city hall asking lawmakers for a moratorium on evictions and luxury-priced housing development in the Mission. Mike Koozmin 2015/S.F. Examiner

Planning Commission to consider new controls on Mission developments

Amid the debate over a moratorium for certain housing developments in the…

On the heels of Supervisor Campos' recent call for a halt to market-rate housing development hundreds of protesters in May gathered at San Francisco's city hall asking lawmakers for a moratorium on evictions and luxury-priced housing development in the Mission. Mike Koozmin 2015/S.F. Examiner
The Flower Mart might be able to stay in its longtime location at Sixth and Brannan streets under a new proposal that could be approved today.

Deal blossoms between Flower Mart, developer to avoid ballot box

A November ballot measure seeking to block office construction plans for San…

The Flower Mart might be able to stay in its longtime location at Sixth and Brannan streets under a new proposal that could be approved today.
An artist's rendering of the Bryant Street project is shown here.  COURTESY BDE Architects

Hearing for major Mission district development postponed until fall

A hearing on the first major Mission development to go before the…

An artist's rendering of the Bryant Street project is shown here.  COURTESY BDE Architects

SF mayor increases proposed housing bond to $300 million

A housing bond introduced last month by Mayor Ed Lee for the…

www.steelbluellc.comAn artist's rendering of the proposed Warriors arena is shown here.

SF plans nearly $40M in transit improvements ahead of proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay

San Francisco is banking on nearly $40 million in transit improvements to…

www.steelbluellc.comAn artist's rendering of the proposed Warriors arena is shown here.
Courtesy RenderingSan Francisco planners released an 800-page report and an additional 1

SF releases draft environmental impact report for Warriors arena

San Francisco planners on Friday released the much-awaited draft environmental impact report…

Courtesy RenderingSan Francisco planners released an 800-page report and an additional 1
Michael Areas/Special to The S.F. ExaminerThe Planning Commission on Thursday opted to postpone until July 9 voting on a request for a conditional use authorization and downtown project authorization for two eight-story group housing buildings at 361 Turk and 145 Leavenworth streets.

Planning Commission postpones vote on unique Tenderloin rental development

A unique mixed-use development of more than 200 group housing rental units…

Michael Areas/Special to The S.F. ExaminerThe Planning Commission on Thursday opted to postpone until July 9 voting on a request for a conditional use authorization and downtown project authorization for two eight-story group housing buildings at 361 Turk and 145 Leavenworth streets.

Petition by community groups favoring Warriors arena in Mission Bay reaches 3,000 signatures

Community activists in favor of the proposed Golden State Warriors arena in…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerDevelopers plan to demolish the one-story Tenderloin commercial structure that's been rented by the postal service  construct an eight-story

Tenderloin residents concerned about post office closure in light of proposed new building

A longtime post office in the Tenderloin will close by the end…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerDevelopers plan to demolish the one-story Tenderloin commercial structure that's been rented by the postal service  construct an eight-story