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.
SoMa Residential Project May Be Leasing Rent-Controlled Units To Tourists, City Attorney SaysSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced Thursday that a newly-constructed residential development project in the city’s South of Market neighborhood appears to be unlawfully leasing out rent-controlled units to tourists on a short-term basis.
Fire Tears Through Home In San Francisco Ingleside DistrictSan Francisco firefighters were looking for two people reported possibly in a lower-rear unit in a residential fire at 1100 Plymouth Ave. in the city's Ingleside neighborhood Monday morning.
Statewide Victory For Affordable Housing With California Supreme Court RulingThe California Supreme Court has ruled that cities have broad authority to require builders to include a certain percentage of affordable housing in new projects.
CPUC Wants All New Homes To Produce All Their Own Energy Within 5 YearsCalifornia is setting an ambitious goal for home builders that would make all new houses produce as much energy as they use within the next five years.
San Leandro Homeowners Chosen For Earthquake Retrofit Funding AssistanceSan Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy, along with the City Council announced Monday that the city is one of six jurisdictions that has been chosen by the California Earthquake Authority to be included in a statewide program that will provide new funding for residential seismic retrofit work.
Raging Fires Destroy Massive Residential Complex In Los AngelesTwo raging fires in Los Angeles destroyed a massive residential complex under construction, heavily damaged another building under construction, and snarled rush hour traffic while raining ash over a large area early Monday.
Fire Captain Struck By Falling Debris While Battling 2-Alarm House Fire In CampbellA fire captain has been injured by falling debris in a two-alarm house fire in Campbell that is not yet under control Monday morning.
Survey Says Twitter Headquartered In San Francisco’s 'Dirtiest' Commercial CorridorThe four-block stretch of San Francisco’s Market Street from 7th to 11th streets is the dirtiest commercial corridor according to a new survey by city controller’s office.
Phil Matier: Is Senator Feinstein Putting San Francisco’s Mayor Lee On The Hot Seat Over Airbnb Legislation?California Sen. Dianne Feinstein has some strong words about proposed Airbnb legislation under consideration by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and doesn't want anything getting pushed through too soon.
Crews Control 2-Alarm Fire At Twin Peaks Apartment In San FranciscoFire crews knocked down a two-alarm fire at a Twin Peaks apartment building in San Francisco Friday morning.
Fire That Killed Mother, Toddler In SF's Sunnydale Housing Projects Deemed AccidentalA fire that killed a mother and her 3-year-old son at a home in San Francisco's Sunnydale housing projects in April was accidental in nature, according to a fire investigation report released by fire officials Thursday.
4-Alarm Apartment Fire In Oakland Displaces Dozens Of Residents; 5 Dogs MissingFirefighters have contained a four-alarm fire in Oakland that burned dozens of people out of their homes Wednesday evening.
Fire In San Jose Home's Garage Injures 1 PersonA fire at a detached garage behind a home in San Jose has been extinguished Thursday morning after sending one person to a hospital.
5-Alarm Fire Spreads To Multiple Homes In San JoseSan Jose firefighters responded to a five-alarm fire that started at a house and spread to at least two neighboring residences Wednesday morning.