October 2, 2008

How’s This For Compromise: No (Cow Palace Bill Vetoed)

Cow Palace Overflow Parking Lot

In April state Senator Leland Yee gave up on trying to sell the state-owned Cow Palace for development and instead settled for “a compromise plan” that would have allowed an adjoining overflow parking lot (above) to be sold to Daly City and developed.

On Tuesday the governor vetoed the bill that would have allowed the sale. The palace’s Board of Directors now plan to lease the state's land to a developer instead.

Much Ado Over Nothing (Except An Overflow Cow Palace Parking Lot) [SocketSite]
Bill allowing Cow Palace parking lot sale vetoed [San Francisco Examiner]

First Published: October 2, 2008 8:00 AM

Comments from "Plugged In" Readers

Wow. 1,000+ potential housing units. Just. Sitting. There.

Posted by: sf at October 2, 2008 8:22 AM

maybe selling property while the cycle is in a slump isn't the brightest? Arnold may have a few brains.

Posted by: irreverent at October 2, 2008 12:07 PM

I thought they weren't making any more land.

Posted by: HappyRenter at October 2, 2008 2:58 PM

They are making plenty of more land in Daly City.

Posted by: sparky-the-bear at October 2, 2008 4:32 PM

I would rather live in Los Angeles than down in that area.

Posted by: northsider at October 3, 2008 7:20 AM

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