Warriors to Buy Salesforce Site and Abandon Waterfront Stadium Plans, shift site for arena plans
Multiple city sources have told SF Weekly that the Golden State Warriors and Salesforce.com have agreed on terms to sell the team a future stadium site on a sprawling patch of Mission Bay land off Third Street — dooming the proposed waterfront arena Mayor Ed Lee tabbed his “legacy project.”
Voter signatures to qualify waterfront height measure on ballot await certification
by Joshua Sabatini : sfexaminer – excerpt
by Joshua Sabatini
February 4, 2014
San Francisco voters could soon become the official guardians of the allowable height limits for The City’s prized waterfront property.
It appears more than enough signatures to place an initiative on waterfront height limits on the June ballot were submitted Monday to the Department of Elections. If the measure is approved, proposed developments that exceed current Port of San Francisco height regulations would be forced to receive voter approval. Waterfront height limits generally range from 40 to 105 feet.
While 9,702 valid signatures were required, proponents submitted 21,067, which were gathered in the past three weeks by 400 paid or volunteer workers. The department has 30 days to certify them. The effort comes on the heels of voters soundly defeating in November the 8 Washington St. luxury condo waterfront development, which the Board of Supervisors had approved… (more)