Housing — or “safe deposit boxes in the sky?”

48 Hills | Tim Redmond | posted: 12/29/14 In the earlier days of San Francisco urban environmental movement, we talked about the “Manhattanization” of the city – the threat that highrise buildings would turn SF into a another version of New York – except without the subways or the city…

MTC commissioners allowing themselves to be misled on building costs

Contra Costa Times | Daniel Borenstein | posted: 12/19/2014 The executive director of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission has once again deceived his board and the public about costs and financing for the agency’s legally questionable real estate speculation. At issue are misguided plans to use toll-bridge money for a new…