Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: Bridge Housing

The Agenda: Saving local journalism ….

All local news media is critical during this crisis, and most local news media outlets are struggling. But the nonprofits, the outlets that are set up to provide community-supported...

Facebook money and California housing

On January 24, 2019, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the limited liability company founded by Dr. Priscilla Chan and her husband, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and funded by a lifetime...

Regional planners mount a quiet coup to promote developers and attack vulnerable communities

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission has been planning a coup. Not the putsch kind of coup, where armed insurgents overthrow a duly constituted government, but an insidious takeover led by an...

Protest over ‘backroom deal’ on Excelsior affordable housing project

A deal to build an affordable housing complex in the Excelsior with a community health clinic on the first floor is now up in the air, and community advocates...

OPINION: Alarming housing bill heading for approval

Senate Bill 35, heading to Assemblymember David Chiu’s Housing and Community Development Committee Wednesday/12, is a potentially serious threat to California’s most vulnerable urban communities. It will disenfranchise working-class...

Terrible housing bill slowed down — for now

California came within days of adopting a law that would have taken away the right of the public to have a hearing about major real estate developments. The measure would...