Posts Tagged: Oakland

All-Star Field in East Bay D15 Assembly Race

South Bay Inflicts Pain on SF Renters

South Bay Inflicts Pain on SF Renters

Posted August 8, 2017 by

Last night in the south of San Francisco city of Brisbane, the City Council continued its deliberations over whether to include any housing on its “Baylands” site. The Brisbane Planning Commission has supported a project that includes two-million square feet
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YIMBY’s Flock to Bay Area

YIMBY’s Flock to Bay Area

Posted July 11, 2017 by

Rising Movement Holds Oakland Conference I have bad news for those who oppose new housing, support suburban sprawl, enjoy subjecting working people to long commutes, and who think preserving gas stations is more important than allowing kids to grow up
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Rocky Times for Libby Schaaf

Rocky Times for Libby Schaaf

Posted June 22, 2017 by

These are not the best of times for Oakland’s Mayor Libby Schaaf. Now routinely booed at public appearances, Schaaf  is grappling with big city challenges without the power of most big city mayors. I’ve been a big fan of Schaaf’s
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Oakland’s Traumatic Week

Oakland’s Traumatic Week

Posted March 30, 2017 by

City Shows Confidence Toward Future In a single week, Oakland had the following occur: *A West Oakland residential fire killed four people. The building’s landlord had been working to evict some of the tenants, who had gone to court to
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National, CA, Bay Area Election Predictions

Is SF’s Economic Boom Over?

Is SF’s Economic Boom Over?

Posted January 21, 2016 by

What do 1986, 2006 and 2016 have in common besides ending in the number 6? Each brought predictions that a San Francisco economic boom was ending. Fears expressed in1986 were soon confirmed by the Savings & Loan meltdown and 1987
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Will Nov. Initiatives Ease SF’s Housing Woes (Updated)?

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