The California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) invites you to join us for a roundtable discussion and lunch on Wednesday, April 4th, to discuss housing and infrastructure needs in South San Francisco.
In 2018, CLSA will continue to direct and expand its one-of-a-kind locally-focused program throughout the state. CLSA expects to engage in local policy and advocacy in the following areas: Local Drugs/Sharps Take Back Legislation; Polystyrene/Styrofoam Bans; San Francisco Gross Receipts Tax (GRT); Transportation; Housing and Education.
Feb. 16, 2018 By Reese Isbell San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee passed away suddenly in December before the start of the new year. The regularly scheduled election for his successor is in November of 2019. Immediately moving into the ‘Acting Mayor’ role was Board of Supervisors President London Breed. She held that role until a split … Continue reading Changes Ahead for Mission Bay and the City of San Francisco
CLSA has been engaged with South San Francisco leaders regarding a proposal by a developer to spot zone an area in the heart of the industrial and manufacturing area of the life sciences cluster East of Highway 101.
After a relatively quiet year in the County of Los Angeles regarding proposed take back legislation, activity has begun to percolate this month.
In 2011, the City of South San Francisco approved a redevelopment plan for the Oyster Point area. The Oyster Point Specific Plan called for 81 acres east of Highway 101 to be developed with new life sciences companies, upgrades to the marina and a potential hotel.
Governor Jerry Brown signed three regional bills that will usher forward localized public votes in the 2018 elections to increase transportation funding and services in the Bay Area.
On Sept. 12, the Sonoma Board of Supervisors held a new hearing on take back ordinance options for the County. At the Board’s last hearing on the subject in October of 2016, it had directed staff to begin drafting an ordinance for drug take back while also researching the potential need and possibility of including the disposal of sharps into the legislation.
Over 100 Cities and Counties throughout California have passed some form of restriction on the use of polystyrene (commonly referred to as “Styrofoam”) products over the last several decades. A new phase of local legislation on polystyrene with more restrictive measures is cropping up throughout the state.
The City of South San Francisco continues its economic and population growth at a rapid pace. Construction sites are numerous and further development plans are under consideration.