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Proposed Navigation Center on Post Closer to Reality

Proposed Navigation Center on Post Closer to Reality

With the support of Supervisor Peskin, the formal application to convert the top two floors of the shuttered House of Fans building at 888 Post Street, at the corner of Hyde, which sits on the border of Peskin’s Supervisorial District Three and Supervisor Haney’s District Six (which is right... Read More »

Select Supervisors Push for Navigation Centers Citywide

Select Supervisors Push for Navigation Centers Citywide

With the hotly contested Embarcadero Navigation Center having just opened its doors, and the former Center on Mission having shuttered, there are now seven operating Navigation Centers in the city, concentrated in Supervisorial Districts 6, 9 and 10, the three districts within which roughly 75 percent of the city’s homeless... Read More »

Judge Denies Request to Block Navigation Center

Judge Denies Request to Block Navigation Center

Having been denied a restraining order to halt construction of the temporary Navigation Center which is being assembled upon the Port’s parking lot parcel known as Seawall Lot 330, adjacent to the Watermark and across from Piers 30-32 along the Embarcadero, the neighborhood group fighting to block the opening... Read More »

Crime Down, Legal Motions Up, Surrounding Navigation Center Site

Crime Down, Legal Motions Up, Surrounding Navigation Center Site

Having been denied a temporary restraining order to halt construction, the neighborhood group fighting to block the opening of a temporary Navigation Center upon the Port’s parking lot parcel known as Seawall Lot 330, adjacent to the Watermark and across from Piers 30-32, has just filed a new legal... Read More »

Embattled Navigation Center on Track for a December Opening

Embattled Navigation Center on Track for a December Opening

Having survived an appeal and dodged a requested restraining order and stay, construction on the hotly contested plans for a temporary Navigation Center to pop-up on the Port’s parking lot parcel known as Seawall Lot 330, adjacent to the Watermark and across from Piers 30-32, commenced in July and... Read More »

Lawsuit to Block Hotly Contested Navigation Center Has Been Filed

Lawsuit to Block Hotly Contested Navigation Center Has Been Filed

While San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously rejected an appeal of the approved, but hotly contested, plans for a temporary Navigation Center to be constructed on the Port’s current parking lot parcel known as Seawall Lot 330, across from Piers 30-32, at the end of last month, a group... Read More »

Port Will Solicit Proposals for Contested Waterfront Lot and Piers

Port Will Solicit Proposals for Contested Waterfront Lot and Piers

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously rejected an appeal of the approved, but hotly contested, plans for a temporary Navigation Center to be constructed on the Port’s current parking lot parcel known as Seawall Lot 330, across from Piers 30-32, last night. As such, three portable structures are now... Read More »

City Survey Says: San Franciscans Are Feeling Less Safe

City Survey Says: San Franciscans Are Feeling Less Safe

According to the City’s biennial survey of over 2,000 residents, which was just released, while the perceived performance of San Francisco’s local government has maintained a  “B-” rating overall, the percentage of respondents providing a mark of “A” or “B” has slipped from 59% in 2015 to 57% in... Read More »

Benchmarking San Francisco versus Sixteen Peer Cities

Benchmarking San Francisco versus Sixteen Peer Cities

The City of San Francisco has just completed benchmarking itself versus sixteen (16) peer cities in the areas of demographics, livability, public safety, transportation and finance. The peer cities against which San Francisco was compared: Baltimore, MD Boston, MA Chicago, IL Denver, CO Long Beach, CA Los Angeles, CA... Read More »

San Francisco’s Homeless Crisis is Homegrown and a Catch-22

San Francisco’s Homeless Crisis is Homegrown and a Catch-22

As a plugged-in reader points out, the vast majority (71 percent) of the nearly 7,000 homeless now living on the streets or in the shelters of San Francisco once had a permanent residence in the city. Nearly half (49 percent) those who once had a permanent residence in the... Read More »