Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: SF Planning

Some defining issues in the fall supes race

The San Francisco Democratic Party will vote on endorsements for the Board of Supes Wednesday/22, and while the party nod doesn’t always mean victory, it’s a powerful statement –...

What, exactly, is going to get built on Geary and Masonic?

Just before the Board of Supes voted to approve a new 101-unit project on Geary and Masonic, we learned a critical piece of information: The developer isn’t planning just to...

Developer wants huge density bonus — should we know why?

Fascinating housing discussion last week at the Board of Supes. The issue involves a large site at Geary and Masonic that for years was home to the now-shuttered Lucky...

Forget SB 50 — San Francisco needs a bold plan for social housing

State Senator Scott Wiener has reintroduced his housing bill, SB 50, which seeks to alleviate the housing crisis by forcing more density around transit corridors. But it doesn’t include any new...

SF Planning’s really weak ‘Community Stabilization Policy’

The San Francisco Planning Commission will hear a presentation Thursday/ 17 on the department’s Community Stabilization Policy– supposedly an interagency effort to fight the disaster of displacement that has...

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...

Massive new development would transform Dogpatch area

The SF Planning Commission will consider Thursday/5 the first steps toward approving a massive new development in Dogpatch, one of the biggest single projects in the city outside of...

Big project at Divis and Oak could be issue in D5 supe race

The SF Planning Commission meets Thursday/23 to consider a project on Divisadero and Oak that could become an issue in the heated District Five supervisorial race. The plan calls for...

Critical housing measure comes to the board of supes

The Board of Supes Government Audit and Oversight Committee will consider Thursday/4 a resolution that could put the board in direct opposition to the mayor on one of the most...

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...