Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Tag: Lyft

Arts workers struggling after performances are cancelled and venues closed

UPDATE: We are keeping a running list of artist and worker resources here, as well as including the opportunity for those affected by the crisis to share their story.  "I...

Foreign Correspondent: Reaction to coronavirus is overblown

A new and deadly virus from China is coming to get you. Cancel your travel plans, quarantine your grandparents, and don’t let a Chinese person sneeze on you! Social...

Should a developer lawyer be on the Planning Commission?

For the first time in at least my 37 years of covering city politics – and possibly much longer – a lawyer who has spent a career representing real-estate...

SF planners say 11-year-old data is just fine — and will never expire

The Board of Supes rejected an appeal of a housing development in the Mission today after the Planning Department effectively admitted that it can continue to use 11-year-old data...

DA deal? D5 money … and will an 11-year EIR ever die?

There are really only two questions for George Gascon at this point: Did he cut a deal with the mayor (and everyone knows Gascon is not close to London...

Midtown Social’s sweet retro soul revives SF’s spirit

Any city worth visiting must have its own inventive quirk. Gotta be something unique about it, right? Cincinnati is known for its Skyline chili, a tasty Mediterranean spiced meat used as...

Will Breed make a real change at City Planning?

This is the way the announcement about the future of the SF Planning Department arrived: Mayor London Breed and Planning Director John Rahaim announced today that Director Rahaim will retire...

Uber, Lyft, and Amazon make SF’s environmental planning irrelevant

The San Francisco Planning Commission appears ready to go forward on a proposal that could bring as many as 15,000 new residents to the Market-Van Ness area although the...

SF Democrats side with mayor’s candidates for supe, DA

The progressive majority on the Democratic County Central Committee splintered last night. Although a reform slate was elected in 2016 specifically with the mandate to move away from real-estate-industry control...

The Trump supporters who opposed Rose Pak Chinatown Station

The most remarkable thing about the close vote to name the Central Subway’s Chinatown Station after Rose Pak was how little the opposition had to do with Rose Pak. I...