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.
You might be surprised about which homes in the East Bay are actually the greenest.
A 589-unit housing project featuring a 14-story tower is proposed for the old Encinal Terminals on the estuary. It would be the tallest building on the Island.
Oakland is now the Easy Bay’s undisputed leader in new housing development, while Berkeley is going backward.