The city’s planning pipeline includes about 25 market-rate projects in the Mission, totaling about 1,300 units. In the first half of 2016, the Planning Commission will likely vote on two major Mission District proposals: Lennar Corp.’s 160-unit project at 1515 South Van Ness Ave. and Nick Podell Co.’s 274-unit complex at 2000 Bryant St. A third bellwether project at 16th and Mission — which opponents call the “monster in the Mission” — could also come before the commission but is on hold because of a legal dispute between the property owner, the Jang family, and the developer, Maximus Real Estate Partners. … [Read more...] about Mission market-rate housing battle not over despite Prop. I loss
Whoopi Goldberg and Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) served as hosts of the fundraiser, which was billed as “Rock Out On a Night In With Vice President Joe Biden,” with donors from across the country connected to Biden at his home in Wilmington, DE. … [Read more...] about Joe Biden Focuses On George Floyd Protests As Musicians Perform For His “Rock Out’ Fundraiser
“It would be nice if this governor was as quick to identify failed leadership. How can we trust the governor, how can the citizens of Michigan trust the governor? What else is she willing to lie about if she lied about putting a boat into the water?” Shirkey said. … [Read more...] about Joe Biden Veepstakes Take Bad Turn as Scandals Hit Amy Klobuchar, Gretchen Whitmer
The 29-year-old, who was made available for transfer by Pep Guardiola, completed his season-long loan move to Torino on transfer deadline day and issued a statement thanking Manchester City’s fans for their recent show of support in the recent Champions League qualifying fixture against Steaua Bucharest. “It’s been a difficult few weeks but that will never cloud the amazing journey and experience your great club has given to me,” he said. “From the moment I signed in 2006 the club and its fans have given me football and life experiences I could never have imagined and I am so thankful for that. … [Read more...] about Joe Hart to start for England in Slovakia after Fraser Forster pulls out
Francis says that he met Thiel when he was neighbors with Elon Musk. Nursing a grudge of his own, "Peter Thiel was interested in backing anyone he could," Francis says. "But [he was] also looking for the right opportunity.… His lawyers reached out to my lawyers." The Hogan suit provided Thiel with the opportunity he craved: He paid millions in legal fees to finance the lawsuit. Thiel defended this frostily served revenge in a New York Times interview, describing his funding as being "less about revenge and more about specific deterrence" aimed at a "terrible bully." (Francis, to his credit, doesn't bother with these PR-friendly euphemisms for revenge.) … [Read more...] about Joe Francis’s Secret War Against Gawker
Sure, some may wonder if Abrams can deliver since she did not win her home state of Georgia when she ran for governor in 2018 against a sitting secretary of state who controlled the electoral ballots and the entire voting process. Even with almost 2 million votes and the highest Democratic turnout in modern history, Abrams was not able to win the game against Brian Kemp, who served as her opponent, the referee, the judge, and the man in charge of the equipment. There is no need to relitigate that shameful display of democracy stolen. If you truly believe Kemp is the rightful recipient of the Georgia governor’s seat, I have several bridges to sell you. Venmo me. … [Read more...] about Stacey Abrams Is the Only Vice Presidential Pick for Joe Biden. Here’s Why.