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A view of the San Francisco waterfront near the Ferry Building. (Port of San Francisco)

State Lands Commission, Which Includes Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, Files Lawsuit Challenging Prop B In San Francisco

Proposition B, approved in June, requires voter approval for any developments along the San Francisco waterfront that exceeds current height limits.

07/16/2014

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San Francisco Waterfront ‘Caught Between Public Input And The Power Of The Mayor’s Office’ Says Grand Jury Investigation

A grand jury investigation in response to a citizen complaint about politically connected developers pulling the strings on San Francisco’s port development finds major concerns about public input and the power of the mayor’s office.

06/19/2014

San Francisco's Embarcadero (CBS SF)

San Francisco Waterfront Development Height Limit Prop B Approved By Voters

San Francisco’s Waterfront Development Height Proposal was approved by voters in Tuesday’s election, making it clear they don’t want tall developments blocking views along San Francisco Bay.

06/03/2014

George Lucas & Stormtroopers (credit: STEFANUS IAN/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Offers George Lucas Waterfront Site For Cultural Museum Amid Competition From Chicago

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee is offering George Lucas a spot on the city’s scenic waterfront for the future home of the Star Wars creator’s lifetime collection of art and movie memorabilia.

05/29/2014

View of downtown Oakland from Lake Merritt (Wikipedia)

Proposed Residential Towers At Jack London Square Spark Ire In Oakland

A proposal to build two residential towers on the Oakland waterfront at Jack London Square is drawing the ire of some Oakland residents.

05/20/2014

An artist’s rendition of the proposed arena for the Golden State Warriors at Piers 30-32 in San Francisco. (Snøhetta & AECOM)

Former San Francisco Mayor Art Agnos Applauds Warriors Planned Mission Bay Move

Agnos led a group that was strongly opposed to a proposed plan to build the new arena along The Embarcadero, at Piers 30-32.

04/21/2014

A rendering of the prvious arena plan (credit: AECOM - official architecture team)

Warriors Reportedly Buying Mission Bay Site For New Arena

The Warriors have reportedly abandoned their plans for a new arena along San Francisco’s Embarcadero, opting instead to build in the burgeoning Mission Bay neighborhood.

04/21/2014

Warriors San Francisco Venue Development Project

Giants Ask Judge To Keep SF Waterfront Height Restrictions Off Ballot

A San Francisco Superior Court judge is expected to make a ruling this week on whether to allow a controversial measure regarding development on the city’s waterfront on June’s ballot.

03/17/2014

Hawaiian Chieftain at sea from historicalseaport.org (Courtesy HistoricalSeaport.org)

Tall Ships Sail Into San Francisco’s Pier 40

Two tall ships will grace the waterfront through February 19th, sailing up and down the bay in a hands-on educational excursion.

02/17/2014

San Francisco's Embarcadero (CBS SF)

Activists Submit Thousands Of Signatures For SF Waterfront Ballot Initiative

Activists have submitted thousands of signatures to the Department of Elections to prevent some key developments on San Francisco’s waterfront. Voters could see a ballot measure as soon as June.

02/04/2014

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