Salesforce.com’s plans for a 14 acre campus adjacent to UCSF Mission Bay have been put on hold, leaving a gaping hole in Mayor Lee’s plans to turn South of Market into the “innovation capitol of the world.” Continue reading
Monthly Archives: February 2012
After floating some pretty radical initial concepts, the current draft map from the Redistricting Task Force is looking a lot more like the District 6 we’ve all come to know and love. Hayes Valley is definitely going to end up in Supervisor Christina Olague’s District 5 and portions of the Mission will be moving into District 9 but the old NEMIZ (Northeast Mission Industrial Zone), South of Market, Civic Center and most of the Tenderloin will continue to define District 6. Treasure Island also remains in the District. The latest map can be found at http://sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=3223. Continue reading
The Entertainment Commission’s Committee on Entertainment in Western SoMa will hold its first meeting tonight at 4:00 p.m. in Room 479 of City Hall. The committee consists of promoter Audrey Joseph, (Vice Chair and Industry Representative), entertainer Glendon (Anna Conda) Hyde (representing the interests of neighborhood associations and groups) and Bryant Tan, a new Mayoral appointee from CCDC who is supposed to represent Urban Planning.
The discussion will focus on entertainment in the Western SoMa Community Plan. Commissioner Joseph will give us a brief history of entertainment in Western SoMa and someone from the Planning Department is supposed to inform us on the impact of current and future zoning in Western SoMa. Continue reading
Two teams of city family representatives will join us at next week’s meeting on Wednesday, February 15 at 6:00. Planning Department staff from what they call the “Central Corridor” project are making their second appearance at the SoMa Leadership Council as part of their public outreach efforts and representatives from the Department of Public Works would like to talk about the status of the Better Market Street project. Continue reading