Contra Costa Enacts Developer Fees To Help Pay For East County Fire ServicesIn a move to help a cash-strapped fire district cope with protecting a fast-growing area, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors approved updated facility fees to help the district pay for new future facilities.
KPIX Vote Smart: Measure T Aims To Stop Developers Of Antioch's Sand Creek Focus AreaThe Sand Creek Focus Area looks like open space, but it's actually zoned for residential use and a number of developers would like to start building. Measure T would prevent that.
Facebook: Apple Privacy Changes Will Muck Up Online AdsFacebook is pushing back on new Apple privacy rules for its mobile devices — and putting app developers in the middle.
Oakland Protesters: Luxury Units Sit Empty While Residents Lack Affordable HousingSaturday’s march through the streets of Oakland wrapped up a week of housing protests. This day the protestors' message was that this is not a problem of scarcity.
Mountain View Officials Announce Policy Requiring New Homes With Office DevelopmentsThe city of Mountain View is sending a clear message to developers: no new office buildings without an equal amount of new homes.
Developers, Housing Advocates At Odds Over Plan For More Affordable Homes In San JoseAffordable housing advocates and property owners have attacked a plan the San Jose City Council is considering to spur renovation and new development of rent-controlled properties.
San Jose Lawmakers Weigh High Cost Of Continued Subsidies To High-Rise DevelopersA highly charged housing issue is taking shape at San Jose City Hall Tuesday night. At issue is whether the city should continue to give subsidies to high-rise residential developers.
Sky-High Construction Costs Hit SF Affordable Housing Developers HardConstruction costs for new housing are going through the roof in San Francisco and developers are feeling the pinch.
Construction Workers In San Jose Urge Developers To Hire LocallyConstruction workers in the South Bay hit the streets to urge developers to "do the right thing" and hire locally.
Proposal Hiking San Francisco Developers' Transportation Fees DefeatedSan Francisco Supervisor John Avalos' attempt to override a mayoral veto on legislation hiking developers' transportation fees meets defeat.
San Francisco Leads Pack With World's Most Expensive HotelsIf you don't have friends with sofa beds in San Francisco, start making them now.
Oakland Planning Commission Approves High-Rise Apartment Near Lake Merritt Amid DiscordPlans for a new luxury high-rise in the heart of the Oakland will move as the city's planning commission voted on Wednesday to allow the construction on a one-acre plot of public land near a BART station and Lake Merritt.
Transbay Terminal Dispute Between City, Developers Could Drag OutIt started out as a replacement for an old bus station. But it morphed into one of the biggest transit projects in America, complete with towering high-rises, an underground train station, breathtaking lobbies, even a rooftop park.
Disagreement Over Tax May Derail San Francisco Transbay Terminal DealA deal between the city of San Francisco and developers building the new Transbay Terminal has become unraveled, opening the possibility for legal action by developers, and leaving the future of a $2.6 billion Caltrain extension to Downtown uncertain.
Oculus Unveils New Virtual Reality Headset Boasts With 360-Degree Head TrackingOculus' headset covers a user's eyes and can create immersive worlds that react to head movement.