After bulldozing neighborhoods early in its history, BART now wants to build communities.
Alameda needs a green estuary crossing to accommodate thousands of new homes.
Activists are driven by a sense of urgency to strengthen a new regional plan for housing and greenhouse gas reductions by 2040.
During last year’s Berkeley mayoral race, Jesse Arreguin argued that his position on housing had “evolved.” His record so far undermines that claim.
Thousands of acres of green open space in the East Bay are in danger of being gobbled up by suburban housing tracts.
As Alameda embarks on a construction boom, the city is exploring ways to protect birds from flying into glass buildings.
Some Oakland nonprofits have been meeting behind closed doors with developers and councilmembers to negotiate multimillion-dollar “community benefits packages.”
The developers of Alameda Point say the delay in construction is due to a labor shortage caused by the Bay Area housing boom.
When cities like Oakland prohibit new apartments and condos in wealthy neighborhoods, low-income areas pay the price.
Terrence McGrath, developer of the first high-rise in Oakland’s Temescal district, gravitates toward difficult projects.