This is the truth about Brisbane

By Brisbane Citizens for Responsible Development : brisbane411 – excerpt Video clip of Heminger saying “We (sort of ) told the truth to Brisbane” – from savemarinwood A developer is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on a campaign to triple Brisbane’s housing on the Baylands. They’ve convinced state legislators to threaten Brisbane with legislation that hijacks the City’s review … More This is the truth about Brisbane

California Cap-and-Trade is Working — For Other States

By Amel Ahmed : kqed – excerpt (includes audio track) A new report indicates California’s much-heralded carbon trading program may actually be harming the neighborhoods it was designed to protect. In the first study examining social disparities in California’s cap-and-trade program, researchers found that 52 percent of companies regulated by the program saw an increase … More California Cap-and-Trade is Working — For Other States

Support grows for housing project with ‘mother of all mixed-incomes’ on northeast parking lots

By Joshua Sabatini : sfexaminer – excerpt An affordable housing development that would transform two parking lots in San Francisco’s northeast waterfront into 178 homes for seniors, families and the formerly homeless is pending approval before the Board of Supervisors after more than three years. if all goes according to plan, construction would begin in … More Support grows for housing project with ‘mother of all mixed-incomes’ on northeast parking lots

Legislature may erase embarrassing boondoggle

By Dan Walters :  calmatters – excerpt California has had no shortage of boondoggles – projects or programs that cost taxpayers oodles of money but never produced their promised benefits. The boondoggle syndrome has been especially evident in countless state government “information technology” projects that soaked up hundreds of millions of dollars on the promise … More Legislature may erase embarrassing boondoggle

Cause of greenhouse gas decline, ironic

CALmatters Commentary:  By Dan Walters, CALmatters,  7/4/18   Gov. Jerry Brown hopped around Europe for two weeks last month, telling the world that to avoid a climate change Armageddon, it should emulate what California is doing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. As Brown was crusading in Europe, his Air Resources Board issued a report hailing California’s … More Cause of greenhouse gas decline, ironic