A California state senator has revived a major effort to boost homebuilding near transit, a proposal he says is necessary to address the state’s housing affordability and climate change challenges that have only deepened since his initial bill failed earlier this year.
Deadly fires across the state are drawing attention to plans for thousands of new homes in fire-prone areas of San Diego County. The developers behind those plans argue the new homes will help rather than hurt surrounding communities during a fire.
The Port Commission was given an informational (non-voting) update on several major changes to the Seaport Village plan and the status of ground breaking and completion dates, assuming tariffs, labor shortages, or market crashes don’t get in the way. For deets on the changes, see the U-T link above. If you get a paywall, try incognito browser.
Probably not endearing himself to the SDSU administration, Prof. Lawrence Herzog gives his reasons why you should vote down both of the propositions on the ballot for the stadium Mission Valley site. While not necessarily against an SDSU use of the site, he believes there should be a better proposal than what’s on the ballot. As for the Soccer City proposition, he says it has similar deficiencies built around a professional sports identity rather than a university identity. Read his opinion in Voice of San Diego at the link above.