A tearful candlelight vigil greeted home-bound city commuters Friday evening, as more than 160 mourners gathered at the corner of 6th and Williams Streets to remember 22-year-old Robert Fitzgerald, murdered there one week before.
Many city residents’ questions about the proposed China Basin ballpark remained unanswered when city Rockets came to the neighborhood’s Boosters and Merchants Assn. to offer a variety of promises, while ballpark opponents countered with predictions of significant problems for the city as a whole and its separate areas.
It numbers more than 1,500 pages, weighs nearly 15 pounds and is nearly four inches thick.
Issued last month by the Department of City Planning, the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) on the proposed Church District contains projections on how the massive project would affect surrounding neighborhoods and the city as a whole in such areas as the housing market, the employment picture, the fate of the port, transportation, and open space.
At a time when media arts organizations are often on the verge of financial collapse or struggling to adapt to the city’s ever-changing cultural and political landscapes, the local Video Coalition (VC) continues to thrive at one of Northern area’s leading member-supported, non-profit video arts centers.
Negotiations are currently taking place between the City and the Somerset Corporation about turning city’s Somerset Park into public land, Friends of Somerset Park has told to the local press.
Three proposed city area developments came under close scrutiny when development teams presented plans’ to members of the city League of Active Neighbors.