Monthly Archives: January 2013

Draft Twitter Community Benefits Agreement a Warning for Us SoMa Waterfront Residents [CORRECTED 1/28/2013 7:10 PM]

CORRECTION: 1/28/2013, 7:10 PM – I was informed by Jennifer Matz of OEWD that I incorrectly attributed the spearheading of the Twitter/Mid-Market Tax Exclusion Zone legislation and subsequent hammering out of the draft Community Benefits Agreement to the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development. I apologize for my mistaken attribution – I just assumed […] Keep reading

The Bay Lights Testing 1-24-2013 (Video)

This week, we got treated to watching The Bay Lights art installation testing across most of the western span’s northern face. Please donate to help fund this amazing project to help our workhorse Bay Bridge look lovely! The Bay Lights Test 1-24-2013 from SoMa Journal on Vimeo. Donate to this wonderful project at http://gift.thebaylights.org/home Keep reading

Rincon Hill CBD next meets Feb. 5th at The Infinity

Please mark your calendars for the next meeting of the Rincon Hill CBD Steering Committee at the Infinity residential building in the Infinity Club Lounge, which is located at 333 Main Street. You can access it from the lobby of the Infinity building, or from the courtyard between 333 Main and 301 Main Street. For […] Keep reading

Bay Lights Testing (Video)

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In case you did not get a chance to see any of the activities on the western span’s north side over the weekend related to testing of The Bay Lights project, here’s a bit of video from Sunday night (January 13, 2013). Please consider giving $50 to sponsor one of the 25,000 lights to make […] Keep reading

75 Howard Street Community Meeting

There will be a community meeting about the proposed 75 Howard Street high-rise building and accompanying sculpture garden as public open space.  Seems like the community could use a playground instead of a kinda lifeless sculpture garden that looks like it belongs in a suburban industrial park or at a Napa winery instead of the […] Keep reading

Piers 30-32 CAC (Warriors Arena) Meets Monday

PIERS 30-32 CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE (CAC) Monday, January 7, 2012 Port of San Francisco Pier 1, The Embarcadero, Bayside Conference Room, San Francisco 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm MEETING AGENDA 1)      Welcome and Roll Call – Katy Liddell, CAC Chair (6:30pm) 2)      Endorsement of November 27, 2012 and December 6, 2012 Minutes -  Katy Liddell, […] Keep reading

New date *To Be Determined* for next Rincon Hill CBD meeting

1/5/2013 NOTICE: The meeting date will not be January 24, 2013 because it was discovered that it conflicts with an important HOA meeting at Millennium.  Stay tuned! Please note that the next meeting date for the Rincon Hill Community Benefit District Steering Committee has been changed from Monday, January 7, 2013 to Thursday, January 24, […] Keep reading

Caltrain Electrification begins EIR scoping

Please see the Green Caltrain blog for information about the next step in getting to an electrified Caltrain system that connects up to the new Transbay Transit Center in the future. Keep reading

South Beach Safety website is one to bookmark!

Happy New Year! Start off the new year with an eye towards it being a safe one by adding a bookmark to the South Beach Safety website to your web browsing tools. There is also a Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT) class starting up at the San Francisco Fire Department’s Headquarters at 2nd and Townsend […] Keep reading