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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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San Francisco Planners Approve Treasure Island Development

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