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City Approves Warriors Arena Impact Report But Challenges Remain

City Approves Warriors Arena Impact Report But Challenges Remain

San Francisco’s Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure has approved the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Golden State Warriors proposed Mission Bay Arena, but opponents have ten days to file an appeal, an action which is likely to be championed by the Mission Bay Alliance. Having been certified... Read More »

Comments, Responses And Key Vote For The Warriors Arena

Comments, Responses And Key Vote For The Warriors Arena

Over twenty-five hundred pages of public comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Golden State Warriors’ proposed Mission Bay Arena Project, and the City’s responses, have just been released in three volumes numbered Four (comments and responses), Five (comments and responses continued), and Six (appendices). In addition to specific... Read More »

Comments And Responses To Huge Potrero Hill Redevelopment Plan

Comments And Responses To Huge Potrero Hill Redevelopment Plan

A 586-page summary of the comments received on the master plan for redeveloping the 33-acre public housing development atop Potrero Hill and the Planning Department’s responses to said comments was released this morning. The comments generally range from “it’s too dense and tall” to “it’s not nearly dense nor... Read More »

Golden Gate Park Turf War Isn’t Over, Sierra Club Counter Attacks

Golden Gate Park Turf War Isn’t Over, Sierra Club Counter Attacks

Despite the fact that voters in San Francisco approved a ballot measure in support of the approved conversion of the Beach Chalet’s four grass soccer fields to synthetic turf and the project has broken ground, opponents of the project haven’t stopped fighting and the Sierra Club has formally counter... Read More »

New Plans And Timing For An 18-Story Berkeley Tower

New Plans And Timing For An 18-Story Berkeley Tower

The designs for an 18-story building with over 300 apartments proposed to rise at 2211 Harold Way in Downtown Berkeley have been refined anew, shifting the building mass to address “urban design concerns about views” and adding a bit more glass, and removing balconies, for contrast. Fronting Harold Way,... Read More »

Certification Of Key ‘Wall On The Waterfront’ Report To Be Rescinded

Certification Of Key ‘Wall On The Waterfront’ Report To Be Rescinded

The motion to officially rescind the City’s certification of the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the waylaid 8 Washington Street development (a.k.a. “The Wall on the Waterfront“) is in the works in order to comply with orders from the San Francisco Superior Court. Approved by San Francisco’s Planning Commission... Read More »

Fodder For Warriors Arena Opponents And Proponents As Well

Fodder For Warriors Arena Opponents And Proponents As Well

We haven’t had a chance to review all 2,304 pages of the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the proposed Golden State Warriors Arena, retail and office complex to rise in Mission Bay, but we’ll do our best before the public hearing for the report that has been scheduled... Read More »

New Numbers And Timing For The Massive Pier 70 Project

New Numbers And Timing For The Massive Pier 70 Project

Having secured voter approval for increased building heights across the core of the 28-acre site, the preparation of the Environmental Impact Report for Forest City’s Pier 70 project and an additional 7 acres along Illinois Street, adjacent to Irish Hill, is about to get underway. And depending upon whether... Read More »

The Warriors’ Big Play To Steal Their Arena Opponents’ Thunder

The Warriors’ Big Play To Steal Their Arena Opponents’ Thunder

While the Mission Bay Alliance prepares to mount a legal challenge of the Environmental Impact Report for the Golden State Warriors proposed Mission Bay Arena, the Warrior’s application to have the development certified as an “Environmental Leadership Project” by the Governor of California has taken a step forward.  The... Read More »

Warriors Arena Opponents Won’t Compromise, Seek Capitulation

Warriors Arena Opponents Won’t Compromise, Seek Capitulation

Jack Davis, the spokesperson for the Mission Bay Alliance which opposes the Warriors proposed Mission Bay Arena, has vowed his group will wage an outright war against the Warriors’ development and is planning an extensive legal challenge of the development’s environmental impact report and the arena’s fit with the approved... Read More »