Category: Warriors Arena

San Francisco Not Ready for a Warriors Arena at All

No traffic control around the Bay Bridge roadways, leaving pedestrians in danger of getting caught in the middle of competing, angry drivers?  No response from 911 to calls for help?  With no big events happening on Saturday, November 23rd to explain the inability of the City to provide basic safety to SoMa residents, let’s stop […] Keep reading

Outside Lands offers preview of Warriors Arena’s concert nights

Let’s stop acting like we believe anything about mitigations by the City.  I mean, come on … they can’t hardly mitigate a concert weekend in the Richmond.  How are they going to mitigate nightclub-heavy and freeway ramp excessive South of Market concert events with loads of drunks and drugged out attendees?  Its just total disingenuous […] Keep reading

VIDEO: Warriors Arena Design Not the Problem – Problem is Traffic Congestion the Proposed Location Makes Worse

Although it will be another large terrorist target next to our homes in addition to the Bay Bridge and the high-rise towers, the arena design is not a problem in itself. The problems come from the City and County of San Francisco’s record of failure to invest in infrastructure and to actively mitigate the harm […] Keep reading

San Francisco Waterfront Alliance’s simple goals: transparent, fair, and thoughtful process

The wolf is in the hen house, but residents can unite to muzzle the wolf a little by joining the San Francisco Waterfront Alliance. The Alliance have pretty noble and seemingly simple goals that City employees should embrace: “fighting for a fair process where all the facts are known and all voices will be heard.” […] Keep reading

San Francisco Waterfront Alliance – Demanding a thoughtful process for Warriors Arena project

While lots of folks like the idea of an arena in San Francisco (and some may even think that it could work at Piers 30-32 without shortening our lives and dramatically harming our quality of life), I believe everyone should support a thoughtful process that holds the City accountable for keeping residents safe from environmental […] Keep reading

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

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

Warriors Arena and SWL 330 Scoping and EIR Preparation Notice

The SCOPING for the Environmental Impact Report has begun. If this is your first EIR rodeo, here are a couple of resources: http://www.sfplanning.org/index.aspx?page=1570 http://sfmea.sfplanning.org/EP%20Environmental%20Review%20Guidelines%2010-5-12.pdf January 16th is the end of the period to submit comments, so get whatever environmental issues you believe might arise … either from this project alone or from the cumulative impacts […] Keep reading

Piers 30-32 CAC Meeting on 11/27/2012

There is a Piers 30-32 Citizens Advisory Committee meeting on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 starting at 6 p.m. at The Port of San Francisco’s offices at Pier 1 (across from Washington Street on The Embarcadero).  Here is the meeting agenda (PDF file). The meeting will focus on the CAC’s functions and attempt to figure out […] Keep reading

Compromise with some positive outcomes for neighbors today

The Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee heard the group of CAC members and those neighbors who emailed and asked that the CAC be able to do its job and get a chance to review important details prior to the Board of SUpes. Our Supervisor Jane Kim amended today’s resolution to require that the […] Keep reading

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