On Dec. 17, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and the San Francisco County Transportation Authority both passed resolutions opposing California Senate Bill 50 (SB-50), unless amended.
Like the phoenix on San Francisco’s city flag, a controversial bill from a former city supervisor, which had died before in the state capitol, is once again rising from the ashes of legislative defeat, but not without pushback.
Editor: According to the Planning Department’s analysis of State Senate Bill 50 (Sen. Scott Wiener), your neighbor’s parcel could have an 8+ story building on it with no density limits “near” transit, […]
A bill now sitting in the state legislature would take the zoning power to reject taller buildings away from municipalities across California if developers want to put them near public transit stops.
After community groups, certain city supervisors and the mayor’s office almost drove San Francisco’s recycling centers to extinction, California state Sen. Scott Wiener took
action to restore residents’ ability to get their deposit money back.
by Thomas K. Pendergast Supporters claim it is about public health and fighting diabetes, while opponents counter that it will just be another factor pushing blue-collar working people out of San Francisco. […]