During a floor debate on Senate Bill 50, East Bay state Sen. Nancy Skinner said she would support a housing moratorium in areas across the state at risk of wildfires. Her comments on Wedneday were in response to Democratic state… Read More ›
East Bay Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, along with a Southern California Republican, introduced a bill last week that would change the definition of an auto burglary and increase jail time for its offenders. “Every smashed window and every piece of stolen… Read More ›
San Francisco state Sen. Scott Wiener unveiled the latest version of SB50, the legislation that would allow upzoning for housing developments near transit centers, at a press conference on the steps of Oakland City Hall on Tuesday morning.
>Alameda County may oppose ‘last call’ state bill ALAMEDA COUNTY — Regular board meeting, Tuesday, April 23, 10:45 a.m. ENTIRE AGENDA HERE | Next meeting: May 7. -FAIR HOUSING- Alameda County cities will enter an Inter-Governmental Collaboration Agreement to fund a consultant that… Read More ›
At the same time acknowledging the need to diversify its mix of new housing, the San Leandro City Council, nonetheless, told the developer of a 45-unit green, multi-family apartment building on Bancroft Avenue that the project would not be approved… Read More ›
A similar bill failed in each of the last two years, but a change in the governor’s office is buoying proponent’s spirits.