Stories about Central Soma
In direct rebuke to mayor, board says that a developer can't buy off the city when it comes to blocking sunshine in a crowded neighborhood.
Why is there no community process to determine which Soma developers will get their valuable permits under Prop. M?
... and a compromise with the mayor allows some developers extra time to build -- at lower affordable housing levels. That's The Agenda for Nov. 11-17
... and the Monster in the Mission is back. That's The Agenda for Oct. 29- Nov. 4
Both therapeutic massage outlets and sex-worker advocates oppose measure by Sup. Katy Tang
Plus: Should private buses used the Muni-only lanes? That's The Agenda for Oct. 15-21
More traffic isn't an environmental impact. Displacement of existing residents isn't part of the discussion. No need to worry about earthquakes with buildings on landfill. Let's just create a new downtown in Soma
Plus: A critical vote on Soma's future and a conversation with Robert Kennedy Jr. -- that's what's happening this week
Decisions made in 2013 are determining the amount of housing the city can allow five years later, when the situation has radically changed.
Plus: Taxing Uber, Lyft -- and cannabis. That's The Agenda for July 16-22