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Plan Bay Area could spark housing development boom. Or not

This is what the future of the bulk of the Bay Area’s housing development looks like: higher-density multi-family projects near transit. In this case, Developer, BHV CenterStreet Properties LLC, is working on a 178-unit project called the Landing on 1.78 … Continue reading

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Mid-Market arts center at risk amid boom

The surge in high-priced development along San Francisco’s long-neglected Mid-Market corridor may be a boon to city finances, but the rising prices that growth has fueled is a threat to the local arts community. A years-long effort to build a … Continue reading

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S.F. Law Library sues city over book space

Here’s a twist on the usual real estate lawsuit, and you can bet counsel on both sides will be well informed. The San Francisco Law Library sued the city Wednesday, alleging that officials would be violating the City Charter if … Continue reading

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SF election loser drops recount request

Backers of labor leader F.X. Crowley, who lost by 132 votes in his bid for District Seven supervisor, will not move forward with a recount of votes because the cost is too high, they said Monday. Political consultant Jim Stearns, … Continue reading

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Fireworks return to some Bay Area towns

In a burst of creativity and enthusiasm, residents of some financially troubled Bay Area towns are finding new ways to bring back the aerial fireworks that once lit their skies – and their moods – on July 4. “It’s terribly … Continue reading

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