Proposed I-880 Overpass, Street Extension in San Jose Draws NIMBY ResistanceA San Jose street project called the "Charcot Extension" has been on the books for decades and is now beginning to move forward. Neighbors say the area has changed and they’re putting up a fight.
San Jose Opens First City-Sanctioned RV Site For Homeless People Amid Protests From NeighborsThe first city-sanctioned RV parking site for the homeless opened its doors in San Jose on Tuesday, amid protests by neighbors, who asked pointed questions about the approval process and accused Councilmember David Cohen of “lies”.
Neighbors Fighting Livermore Airport Expansion Plan Due To Potential Noise From 737sA proposed expansion at the Livermore Airport is causing concern among some people who live nearby who say this isn’t just a case of “not in my backyard.”
State Housing Mandate Doubles What Bay Area Needs to BuildThe Bay Area has a new assignment from the state: build nearly 450,000 homes in the next eight years or risk losing control over where they go.
Sue The Suburbs: One Nonprofit’s Plan To Solve The Housing CrisisSonja Trauss, a self-proclaimed "YIMBY," has a plan to help solve the housing crisis: she’s suing the suburbs.
Christian Center and City of Dublin Sued Over Proposed Sports ComplexA group of homeowners in Dublin has filed a lawsuit against the city and Valley Christian Center in an effort to address noise concerns over a proposed athletics center.
Danville Votes To Build New Townhomes Despite Concerns From NeighborsThe town of Danville voted unanimously to build 37 new townhomes near 680 and a lot of neighbors aren’t happy about it.
Palo Alto NIMBY Fight Over Proposed Girls School Expansion PlanNeighbors in Palo Alto are preparing for a fight against the planned renovation and expansion of a private, all-girls middle and high school they fear will flood their quiet community with cars.
Owner Of 'Flintstones' House Announces Lawsuit Against HillsboroughThe legal battle is heating up between the city of Hillsborough and the owner of the popular if polarizing "Flintstones" home -- a familiar sight for thousands of commuters along the I-280 corridor on the peninsula.
'Flintstone House' Additions Raise Ire Of Hillsborough NeighborsThe infamous "Flintstone house" in Hillsborough has gone through some visible changes over the last year and a half and some neighbors are not happy with the new additions.
Alameda Neighbors Take Stand Against Planned Homeless ShelterNeighbors outraged over a plan to turn an Alameda federal building into housing for the homeless voiced their opposition at a Monday night planning board meeting
Homeless Shelter Proposed for Alameda Opposed by NIMBY NeighborsA proposal for a homeless facility in Alameda, on prime waterfront land that’s ripe for development is not sitting well with some of the island’s residents.
Islamic Group Tries To Allay Neighbors' Fears Over Proposed Mosque In OakleyA Muslim group behind a proposed community center in Oakley says neighbors’ fears are the result of misunderstanding. Still, neighbors are saying NIMBY -- or not in my backyard.
Proposed Low-Income Housing In Marin County Meets NIMBY OppositionOn Monday, Marin County will hold the first of three public hearings on low-income housing. Many homeowners are concerned about what could happen to their property values.
‘Hook-Up Truck’ Mobile Sex Suite Begins Rolling Through Streets Of Oakland, San Francisco’s Mission DistrictThe “Hook-Up Truck,” a box truck that doubles as a sex suite on wheels, began rolling through the streets of the Bay Area Friday night.