NBA championship overshadows relocation to San Francisco

Louis LaVenture : thepioneeronline – excerpt … While Oakland celebrated, lawmakers in Sacramento on Friday made the new San Francisco arena deal a lot easier to finalize when they included an environmental law exemption for the planned Warriors stadium at San Francisco’s Mission Bay in the state budget proposal unveiled last week. The new development requires an environmental … More NBA championship overshadows relocation to San Francisco

Court: Cities can force developers to include affordable housing

By Stephen Frank : capoliticalreview – excerpt Central Valley Business Times Supreme Court upholds San Jose ordinance Could impact nearly 200 California cities immediately Housing developers can be required by cities to include a percentage of their homes for low- or moderate-income buyers, the California Supreme Court says. The ruling upholds a Court of Appeal … More Court: Cities can force developers to include affordable housing