FOGG ALert – July 15, 2011

YOU CAN HELP SAVE OUR COMMUNITY OPEN RECREATIONAL CENTER (Golden Gateway Tennis & Swim Club)

On Thursday, July 21, 2011 The SF Planning Commission will be hearing the DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT (DEIR) for the 8 Washington Street luxury condominiums and 420 space underground parking garage project on the Club site.

The DEIR can be read at this link.  8 Washington St – Seawall Lot 351 Project

We urge you to attend the SF Planning Commission Meeting on Thursday, July 21, 2011. Continue reading “FOGG ALert – July 15, 2011”

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FOGG Memo – July 10, 2011

We ask you to read this article published in the July 6-12, 2011 San Francisco Bay Guardian.

You can read at this link or read the article below:

Guardian Article

(FOGG Editor’s note:  The proposed project would demolish the existing recreation center’s 9 tennis courts and 2 outdoor pools and replace them with 4 tennis courts and 2 pools on top of a building along the Embarcadero, not taking into account the wind factor or noise from traffic.  Outdoor recreational space would be reduced by 52%).

Is LEED really green?

 

By Maggie Beidelman

 

Created 07/05/2011 – 6:00pm

How developers use a popular environmental certification program to sell projects and mislead the public Continue reading “FOGG Memo – July 10, 2011”

FOGG Alert – July 4, 2011

There are two important items that we bring to your attention.

ITEM 1.  San Francisco Planning Commission Meeting this Thursday July 7, 2011 beginning at  12:00 noon Room 400,  City Hall.

Led by AND (Asian Neighborhood Design), our Coalition;  Friends of Golden Gateway (FOGG), Barbary Coast Neighborhood Association (BCNA),  Golden Gateway Tenants Association (GGTA), & Telegraph Hill Dwellers (THD) will give a presentation on “A Community Vision for San Francisco’s Northeast Waterfront.” Continue reading “FOGG Alert – July 4, 2011”