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Mid-Market Street Pop-Up Shop Day

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From SQFT: A full day of pop ups, in the heart of your city. On Wednesday August 1st, SQFT (like “square foot”) is demonstrating the power of the pop-up in Mid-Market, San Francisco. Various locations along Market Street from 5th to 10th Street will be opening up their doors for one day only to new ideas and […]

Sunday Streets Berkeley

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From Sunday Streets Berkeley: Cycle, stroll, skate, dance, discover and play in the streets. Berkeley’s 2013 event will create almost two miles of parkways in the heart of the city. Sunday Streets Berkeley opens the city’s major car-traffic corridor to pedestrians, cyclists, all kinds of active transportation and recreational and social activities such as: dancing, […]

Board of Supervisors Approves Bill Permitting Citywide Parking Rentals

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A bill allowing many residential parking spaces to be rented to residents citywide was passed unanimously by the SF Board of Supervisors yesterday despite criticisms that it could encourage car commuting and discourage property owners from converting garages to housing units. At a board meeting last week, D5 Supervisor Christina Olague proposed postponing approval of […]
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Park(ing) Day Scenes From Coast to Coast

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Today is a very fun day in cities around the U.S., when advocates for better public spaces unleash their imaginations on the dreary places where we normally store cars. Park(ing) Day is “an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks,” according to its organizers. Below we are showcasing […]

Campaign to Protect AB 32 Gains Steam and Endorsements

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As if the Campaign to Stop the Dirty Energy Proposition weren’t already on the right side of history, now they’ve got Edward James Olmos stumping to defeat Proposition 23 and uphold AB 32, California’s ground-breaking greenhouse gas legislation. I think ever since Stand and Deliver, if Edward James Olmos told me to do something, I […]