FOGG Alert – September 28, 2014

September 28th, 2014

IMPORTANT NEWAG MEETING OCTOBER 1st – PLEASE ATTEND!!

On Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 5:00pm, the Northeast Waterfront Advisory Group (NEWAG) will meet at Pier 1, Bayside 1 Conference Room.

The Agenda is at this link. Northeast Waterfront Advisory Group Agenda

FOGG is focused mainly on Item 5, covering the Waterfront Land Use Plan.

The presentation will include SWL351, an integral part of the former proposed 8 Washington project. Item 5 will be presented at 6:00pm.

We urge as many FOGG supporters to attend as possible.

The issue of developing the proposed 8 Washington site has not yet been put to rest, and the preservation of the communities outdoor recreational center (The Bay Club at The Gateway), is still very much an issue that must be followed closely.

 FOGG looks forward to your attendance.

FOGG Alert – September 8, 2014

September 7th, 2014

 

IMPORTANT SF PORT & NEWAG MEETINGS – PLEASE ATTEND!!!

The SF PORT and NORTHEAST WATERFRONT ADVISORY GROUP (NEWAG) are holding public meetings that cover the “planning process” of the waterfront.

On Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 4:00pm, the Director of the SF Planning Department (John Rahaim) will give an informational presentation regarding working with the SF Port for waterfront planning and urban design. This meeting will be held at the Ferry Building, 2nd level, Conference Room. Read the rest of this entry »

FOGG Open Letter – August 30, 2014

August 30th, 2014

BANNER YEAR for SUMMER KIDS CAMPS!!

The 18th year of the Bay Club at the Gateway Summer Kids Camps program was a real success!!

OVER 650 KIDS ATTENDED KIDS CAMP BEGINNING IN JUNE!! OVER 1,000 DIFFERENT SESSIONS!!

MORE THAN 300 SCHOOLS FROM THE BAY AREA WERE REPRESENTED!!

FOGG, TOGETHER WITH THE SUPPORT OF CLUB MANAGEMENT PROVIDED 30 KIDS WITH SCHOLARSHIPS!!

FOGG wishes to deeply thank the Bay Club’s Lela Woltjer, Youth Program Director SF Region, her staff, counselors, and life guards, for the dedication and hard work in making the 2014 summer program such a success.

We want to let you know that the Bay Club at the Gateway also has an After Schools Program for kids.  This program offers swim lessons, a tennis clinic, and yes, even skate board lessons, among other activities.  You may obtain more information by contacting Lela at lela.woltjer@bayclubs.com. Read the rest of this entry »

FOGG Alert – August 27, 2014

August 26th, 2014

STATE LANDS COMMISSION MEETING – WATCH THE VIDEO!!!

Here is your opportunity to watch the California State Lands Commission (SLC) in action. This is the video from the August 15, 2014 meeting at the Ferry Building.

We previously told you about this meeting in our August 20, 2014 Alert. Now, you can watch how they conduct business.

The video is available at the State Lands Commission Meeting Video link on this website. Read the rest of this entry »

FOGG Alert – August 20, 2014

August 20th, 2014

UPDATE ON STATE LANDS COMMISSION MEETING – MUST READ!!

The Press Release from our NO WALL partners on the Friday, August 15, 2014 State Lands Commission meeting can be read at the NO WALL Press Release Page on this website. Read the rest of this entry »

FOGG Alert – August 14, 2014

August 14th, 2014

PRESS CONFERENCE AT FERRY BUILDING – PLEASE ATTEND!!!

Our NO WALL partners are holding a PRESS CONFERENCE this Friday, August 15, 2014 in front of the Ferry building. The Press Conference begins at 12:30 pm.

Our NO WALL partners want to urge Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom and the State Lands Commission (SLC) to stop suing to silence San Francisco’s voice on the waterfront. The SLC is suing to overturn Proposition B, the waterfront height limits initiative, approved by San Francisco voters in the June 2014 election. Read the rest of this entry »

FOGG Alert – July 12, 2014

July 11th, 2014

MORE PROBLEMS FOR CONTROVERSIAL 8 WASHINGTON LUXURY CONDO PROJECT

We want to update you on some recent findings about the 8 Washington Street high rise luxury condominium project which in some form, is still in the planning and development process.

Thanks to FOGG’s attorney Sue Hestor, who has spent many grueling hours researching past documents covering the progression of the 8 Washington project.

Sue has uncovered serious mistakes that need to be addressed by the SF Planning Department and Board of Supervisors. Read the rest of this entry »

FOGG Open Letter – July 5, 2014

July 5th, 2014

BAY CLUB STATES ITS POSITION 

In the past few weeks there has been a good deal of speculation and rumor concerning the Bay Club’s change in ownership structure.

Bay Club President & CEO, Matthew Stevens has provided FOGG with the following statement to help clarify where the Bay Club is headed. Read the rest of this entry »

FOGG Alert – June 4, 2014

June 4th, 2014

PROPOSITION B is a Winner!!

FOGG congratulates the NO WALL team on another NO WALL on the WATERFRONT victory with the success of PROPOSITION B.

San Francisco voters approved Proposition B in the Tuesday, June 3, 2014 Primary Election.

For our supporters who are not San Francisco voters, Proposition B will let the voters decide whether to allow any development on Port property to exceed the existing height limits.

Many FOGG supporters as individuals worked as volunteers, and should be commended for the time and effort they put in to making a success of the Proposition B campaign.

While the voters have spoken on the present waterfront height limits, FOGG must continue its battle to preserve our outdoor recreational center (Bay Club the Gateway). Mr. Snellgrove is no doubt planning a new project that can fit under the present 84 feet height limit that exists on our recreational center; his so-called 8 Washington site. Read the rest of this entry »

FOGG Open Letter – May 30, 2014

May 29th, 2014

Summer Kids Camps 2014 – Update #4 – Camps Begin on Monday, June 2nd

FOGG wants to update you with our progress on the Scholarship Program for this summer.

Our Scholarship program is now into its 4th successful year. Read the rest of this entry »