UC Berkeley Receives Funding To Boost Early Earthquake Warning System DevelopmentThe U.S. Geological Survey has awarded $4 million to four universities in the Pacific Northwest and California to boost the development of earthquake early warning systems.
Statewide Victory For Affordable Housing With California Supreme Court RulingThe California Supreme Court has ruled that cities have broad authority to require builders to include a certain percentage of affordable housing in new projects.
San Francisco Too Expensive For McDonald's?McDonald’s famous golden arches are vanishing from San Francisco, and real estate prices could be the culprit.
Developers Aim For Affordable Housing, New Community At Alameda PointA new development plan is taking shape at Alameda Point that will bring affordable housing to the area.
Tearing Down I-280 Freeway In SF Could Be 'Game Changer' For Commuters, Real EstateKCBS, KPIX and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier reports San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is shopping plans to tear down a portion of Interstate 280 near Mission Bay to make room for more development.
San Francisco Giants' Modified Mission Rock Plans Include Shorter Buildings, Affordable HousingThe San Francisco Giants have modified plans for a mixed-use development near AT&T park to include shorter buildings and more affordable housing.
George Lucas Planning Payback With Massive Affordable Housing Project On His Marin County LandAfter George Lucas ran into a buzzsaw of opposition from his wealthy Marin County neighbors when he tried to expand his Skywalker Ranch studio, the filmmaker might be getting some payback with plans for one of the largest affordable housing projects in the Bay Area.
Oakland Hotel Room Shortage Could Lead To Construction BoomThere’s a shortage of hotel rooms in Oakland, but that could change if developers get approval for a number of construction projects.
Giants Plan Popup Beer Garden, Shopping Venue Built With Shipping Containers In AT&T Park LotA proposed project which would create a mini "pop-up village" featuring a beer garden and retail shops in a parking lot by AT&T Park is scheduled to be considered by the San Francisco Port Commission on Tuesday.
Former Estate Of Donner Party Survivor Turned Into $30M SJ Development For Low Income, HomelessA $30 million housing complex broke ground in San Jose Friday, where 20 percent of the units will be set aside for homeless and low income, putting them right alongside some of Silicon Valley's highest paid workers.
Oakland Affordability Becoming A Growing ConcernIn Oakland, unemployment is down, but still high. Homicides are down, but home invasions spiked. Now, questions about affordability are creeping into the conversations about Oakland.
$150 Million Retail Development Breaks Ground At San Francisco’s 6th And MarketA long-delayed $150 million project to further energize the rapidly transitioning mid-Market area of San Francisco broke ground on Wednesday. The Dallas developer says Market Street Place will be an experience.