Planning Commission

`Designs for a development at Alameda Point. (CBS)

Developers Aim For Affordable Housing, New Community At Alameda Point

A new development plan is taking shape at Alameda Point that will bring affordable housing to the area.

05/11/2015

Shopping carts sit in the parking lot of a Target store. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Target Backs Off Plan To Put Store On Polk Street In San Francisco

Target is backing off its plan to put a store on Polk Street in San Francisco, and residents are cheering.

05/06/2015

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Planning Commission Recommends a 120 Night Per Year Hosting Cap On SF Airbnb Rentals

San Francisco’s Planning Commission has recommended putting a cap on hosting short-term housing rentals to 120 nights a year in an amendment proposed by Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisor Mark Farrell.

04/24/2015

Airbnb logo

Sonoma City Council Worried Rental Sites Like Airbnb Would Ruin Town’s Character; Votes Them Down

Sonoma’s City Council has blocked a plan to allow residents to rent out rooms in their homes on sites like Airbnb and VRBO.

04/07/2015

Beach Chalet athletic fields at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. (CBS)

Lawsuit Blocking Turf Fields At San Francisco Beach Chalet Dismissed

A San Francisco Superior Court judge Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by a parent and environmental group that opposed plans to convert the city’s Beach Chalet athletic fields from grass to artificial turf.

12/04/2013

eBART train

BART Official Says eBART Rail Project Set To Open In 2016

A Bay Area Rapid Transit official said the eBART project linking Eastern Contra Costa County with BART is on time and on budget.

09/18/2012

The 15-acre parcel to be used for the Cordoba Center (CBS)

Islamic Center Gets Green Light from Planning Commissioners in San Martin

Rejecting a staff recommendation for a continuance, Santa Clara County planning commissioners have voted to approve an Islamic center project in San Martin.

08/03/2012

Beach Chalet athletic fields at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. (CBS)

SF Considers Artificial Turf For Beach Chalet Athletic Fields

A proposal to replace the Beach Chalet grass fields in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park with synthetic turf and lighting is being considered Thursday evening at a joint hearing of the city’s Planning and Recreation and Park commissions.

05/24/2012

Treasure Island development, rendering

San Francisco Planners Approve Treasure Island Development

Supporters say developing these 400 acres in the middle of San Francisco Bay is a unique opportunity.

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