Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tag: CASA

The Sierra Club and the luxury-housing developer

Are you a Sierra Club member who lives in Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville, Alameda, Piedmont or San Leandro? If so, you fall under the aegis of the club’s Northern Alameda...

Fight the PG&E bailout!

THE AGENDA The California Public Utilities Commission is meeting Mon/28 to discuss, among other things, PG&E’s rates and the pending bankruptcy. Some of the meeting will be in closed...

CASA’s secret New York junket

During the final meeting of the CASA Technical Committee on December 12, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf let slip that she and unnamed others had recently taken a trip to...

What the regional housing “compact” amounts to — so far

The first installment of my CASA story listed bills introduced in the state Legislature on December 3, most notably Scott Wiener’s do-over of his failed SB 827, SB 50,...

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...

A new housing ‘compact’ looks a lot like a developer’s dream

With State Sen. Scott Wiener’s new housing bill now pending, a group convened by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission has released a draft plan to solve the region’s housing crisis...

Best of the Bay 2018: City Living Winners

48 Hills is proud to host the 43rd SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay Readers' Poll. For other categories including Food & Drink, Arts & Entertainment, and Shopping, please...

A peek at pre-Internet SF

ARTS FORECAST In start-up clogged SF, nostalgia for a time before the Internet was capitalized has certainly been growing. On September 13, a new film called Stand Up, Stand Out,...

The Agenda: Standing up to the cops

Tuesday/1is International Workers Day, celebrated in countries around the globe, but not (officially) in the United States. It’s also the day when 48hills celebrates its Fifth (!) Anniversary as...

Rose Aguilar and Tom Ammiano to appear at 48 Hills Gala, May 1

Join us for the 48 Fifth Anniversary Hills May Day Gala at Mission Cultural Center, May 1, 6pm-9pm. Enjoy food fro Casa Sanchez, beer and wine from the Stud,...