A massive project proposed for the UCSF Laurel Heights campus would transform the quiet neighborhood with 744 homes, many of them affordable, and bring desperately needed new housing to a part of the city that’s seen little development in recent years. On Tuesday, Supervisor Catherine Stefani introduced a major step toward the project’s approval: a proposal to change the lot’s zoning, so the city can turn the hulking office building into a place for people to live. Stefani will also introduce a package of community benefits that includes 186 units of on-site affordable housing for seniors, a child care facility and streetscape improvements, such as a new park, public walkways and expanded sidewalks. It will also include 857 units of underground parking. “We’re in a housing crisis, and bringing this many units online in District Two is not only good for the district, but the city as well,” Stefani said. “I’m really excited that we’ve … [Read more...] about Huge SF housing project adds senior housing to win over Laurel Heights
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close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 13 Fox News Flash top headlines for Nov. 13 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com In an 8-0 vote Tuesday night, the city council of Tacoma, Wash., approved new taxes on the sales of firearms and ammunition. When the taxes take effect July 1, 2020, gun buyers will pay a $25 tax on each purchase, plus 2 cents per round on ammunition of .22 caliber or less, and 5 cents per round on all other types of ammunition, the News Tribune of Tacoma reported. SUPREME COURT LETS SANDY HOOK FAMILIES' LAWSUIT AGAINST GUNMAKER PROCEED The new levies are expected to raise about $300,000 annually, with the money designated for violence-prevention programs, the report said. Tacoma's new taxes call for a $25 charge on firearms purchases and 2 cents to 5 cents for each round of ammunition. Gun parts and accessories are excluded, according to a report. (Getty Images) But Second Amendment advocates questioned the … [Read more...] about New taxes on guns, ammunition OK’d by Tacoma City Council
Howdy, I’m your host, Houston Mitchell. How do you know vampires are good at baseball? They carry their own bats everywhere. DODGERSSo it turns out that when the Houston Astros defeated the Dodgers in the 2017, they were stealing signs. Well, we should say allegedly stealing signs, but the evidence was brought forth on Tuesday.An article published on the Athletic website contends that the Astros stole signs electronically — an illegal practice — during the 2017 season. Two people told the Athletic that the Astros’ use of the system extended into the 2017 playoffs. Another person denied that, saying the system ended before the postseason. Advertisement The story describes how the Astros relayed catchers’ signs in real time at home games using a camera in the outfield and a monitor placed in a tunnel between their dugout and clubhouse. A noise from the dugout would then help the batter know what pitch was coming. Mike Fiers, a pitcher on the Astros that … [Read more...] about The Sports Report: Missing a sign at your house? Check with the Houston Astros
Good morning, Bay Area. It’s Wednesday, Nov. 13, and California lawmakers will be front and center at televised impeachment hearings. Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Impeachment hearings begin Public impeachment hearings on President Trump’s alleged attempt to use a foreign government to investigate a political rival will begin this morning in Washington. “These hearings will address subjects of profound consequence for the nation and the functioning of our government under the Constitution,” said California Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, which leads the inquiry, in a memo to lawmakers. It’s a remarkable moment, even for a White House full of them, writes the Associated Press’ Lisa Mascaro. Knocking on doors in a swing state: Everyone thinks they know how this story will end, writes Joe Garofoli, but will the effort have an impact on the 2020 election? Previously: Bay Area … [Read more...] about Bay Briefing: The question of ‘high crimes and misdemeanors,’ now on TV
FILE -- Uber signage on a car in New York, April 14, 2019. An study of tips on Uber stated that 60 percent of riders don't tip. Rideshare drivers share their feelings on it. FILE -- Uber signage on a car in New York, April 14, 2019. An study of tips on Uber stated that 60 percent of riders don't tip. Rideshare drivers share their feelings on it. Photo: Jeenah Moon, NYT Photo: Jeenah Moon, NYT Image 1 of / 35 Caption Close Image 1 of 35 FILE -- Uber signage on a car in New York, April 14, 2019. An study of tips on Uber stated that 60 percent of riders don't tip. Rideshare drivers share their feelings on it. FILE -- Uber signage on a car in New York, April 14, 2019. An study of tips on Uber stated that 60 percent of riders don't tip. Rideshare drivers share their feelings on it. … [Read more...] about A study said that 60 percent of Uber riders don’t tip. Here’s what rideshare drivers had to say.