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Sophie Hahn, Kate Harrison, and Adena Ishii speak to the public on July 17, 2024. Credit: Kelly Sullivan Berkeley’s three candidates for mayor — District 5 Councilmember Sophie Hahn, former District 4 Councilmember Kate Harrison and education and nonprofit consultant Adena Ishii — took questions on housing, race, policing, business and the environment at a […]

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City Council

City Council Approves to Repair Sidewalk, Discusses Unfinished Restrooms at The Ruins Apartments | Local News | #citycouncil

{KXLG – Watertown, SD} Residents of and near 315 Kemp Ave. East can expect to see a repaired sidewalk soon. The council passed a resolution authorizing the city to fix the sidewalk themself and bill the property owner of “The Ruins” unfinished apartment complex. Assistant City Manager/Public Works Director Heath VonEye explained more to the […]

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Mayor Bowser unveils major office-to-housing conversion in downtown DC – NBC4 Washington

D.C. leaders gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Elle apartments in Northwest Thursday, marking the first significant office-to-residential conversion in the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District.  Elle, formerly home to the U.S. Treasury Department, offers 163 residential units. Prices range from $2,800 for a studio to $6,000 for a one-bedroom, with […]

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Contentious housing development gets stamp of approval from Colorado Springs City Council, despite public safety concerns | #citycouncil

Colorado Springs City Council voted Tuesday to approve a controversial development called Arrowswest Apartments near Garden of the Gods.  The proposal is for a 222-unit, seven-building apartment complex at 4145 Arrowswest Drive, a location diagonal from 2424 Garden of the Gods. Council rejected a similar proposal to develop that spot in 2021. After granting initial […]

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For supes, mayor, there’s no more ducking a crucial rent-control issue

J. K. Dineen is a good reporter, and his Chronicle story on the new decision by Gov. Gavin Newsom’s housing regulators to force San Francisco to approve most new housing with no public input or hearings is generally balanced and accurate. Except for the headline: “S.F. becomes first California city to miss its housing goals. […]

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Mullins community leader, organizer announces bid for mayor

MULLINS, S.C. (WPDE) — In a surprise move, the community leader and Executive Director of “Pick 42 Foundation,” Miko Pickett, announced Friday that she is taking an unpaid sabbatical to run for Mayor of Mullins. A crowd of people joined Pickett in the heart of the downtown district for her big announcement. Pickett’s platform centers […]

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City Council

Want to live at the mall? San Diego City Council OKs apartments built at shopping malls – NBC 7 San Diego | #citycouncil

The San Diego City Council voted Monday to allow large retail centers to be used as residential developments — a change that paves the way for more apartments to be built in shopping malls. The measure was one of 99 that the City Council approved unanimously as part of its annual update to the Land […]

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Want to live at the mall? San Diego City Council OKs apartments built at shopping malls – NBC 7 San Diego | #citycouncil

The San Diego City Council voted Monday to allow large retail centers to be used as residential developments — a change that paves the way for more apartments to be built in shopping malls. The measure was one of 99 that the City Council approved unanimously as part of its annual update to the Land […]

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San Diego city council unanimously approves nearly 100 zoning updates | #citycouncil

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Nearly 100 changes are coming to how properties in the City of San Diego are developed and used. On Monday, the City approved 99 updates to its land development code. There are 72 citywide amendments and 27 amendments specific to downtown. One of the changes allows malls of at least 500,000 […]

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