San Francisco voters rejection of the 8 Washington project last week has a lot of people wondering if the Warriors will face the same kind of opposition. It appears as though the war on the waterfront is just beginning.
The war over the waterfront in San Francisco takes the form of Proposition B, which asks voters to sign off on a luxury condominium complex called 8 Washington. The plan has opponents furious and supporters exasperated.
San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has asked the city’s transportation authority for an audit on the public transit impacts of a new Golden State Warriors arena proposed to go along the waterfront.
Another political battle could heat up at San Francisco City Hall stemming from a new residential high rise proposal on the waterfront.
One proposal would assist the Golden State Warriors in their plan to move the team from Oakland to a possible waterfront arena in San Francisco, a move that has drawn the ire of East Bay lawmakers upset at jobs moving away.
A pedestrian was hospitalized after being struck by a pickup truck in a hit-and-run along The Embarcadero in San Francisco early Friday morning, a police spokesman said.
Bay Area Rapid Transit riders passing through San Francisco were experiencing 15- to 20-minute delays Wednesday morning because of police activity at the Embarcadero station, a BART spokeswoman said.
Dozens of the palm trees San Francisco planted after Loma Prieta to evoke feelings of California dreaming along the Embarcadero have been dying a slow death, a city official said Thursday.
You won’t want to miss the moment the San Francisco Bay is studded with even more twinkling lights. The Bay Lights is alight sculpture designed by internationally renowned artist Leo Villareal and will live for two years on the San Francisco Bay Bridge West Span, starting with the Grand Lighting on Tuesday, March 5th. We’ve picked the perfect spots to watch this iconic event.
San Francisco’s Planning Commission on Thursday gave the public an opportunity to weigh in on the proposal to build the Golden State Warriors’ Arena at Piers 30-32. Reaction ranged from unbridled enthusiasm to serious concerns.