SPUR:The Future of Downtown San Francisco

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SPUR Walking Tour: The Future of Downtown San Jose’s Past

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From SPUR: Image Credit: Flickr user bryce_edwards This event will take place in San Jose. What’s next for downtown San Jose’s storied past? If buildings could talk, what would they reveal? Join Sharon McCauley from the board of San Jose’s Preservation Action Council and Sally Zarnowitz, the former Historic Preservation Officer for San Jose and the current Senior Historic […]
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Streetfilms: Thousands Play in Oakland’s Streets at First-Ever ‘Oaklavia’

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On Sunday, June 27th, downtown Oakland opened two miles of its streets to fun and activities—zumba dancing, circus arts, BMX bike competitions and performances from local musicians. Walk Oakland Bike Oakland (WOBO) partnered with the East Bay Bicycle Coalition, Oaklandish, Oakland YMCA, Cycles of Change, and other civic organizations to create the East Bay’s first […]

El Camino Real Is Open for Business: A Breakfast Forum

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From Greenbelt Alliance: Details: Event is free—light breakfast, coffee, and tea will be provided Please RSVP by March 15 Photo Credit: Jacobo Tarrío via Flickr Greenbelt Alliance—as a member of the Grand Boulevard Initiative along with Joint Venture Silicon Valley, the Valley Transportation Authority, and the Santa Clara County Public Health Department—presents the final Walk […]

SPUR Forum: The Future of POPOS

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From SPUR: Privately owned public open spaces, or POPOS, are gems hidden within downtown San Francisco’s urban fabric. But have they been a viable amenity? As the downtown continues to grow, should property owners be allowed to pay to convert their POPOS to private use? Come learn about the future of POPOS in San Francisco. […]