• News for Advocacy

    Thursday, July 25, 2019
    On Tuesday night, the Planning Commission unanimously supported the Northgate Walk project located at 1005-1010 Northgate Drive in San Rafael.  This project will transform an underutilized site that is zoned for multi-family by replacing an existing gas station and surface parking lot with a unique mix of 136 senior, affordable, and market-rate homes.  Several supporters spoke including Chamber ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber
    Thursday, July 25, 2019
    The San Rafael Chamber participated in a Housing Summit on June 27th at the Marin County Office of Education with over 30 other housing advocates in an effort to build a coalition and propel joint efforts for housing. Each organization alone is focused, and strong but together we could truly make a difference. The Housing Crisis Action Group (HCAG) and the Marin Environmental Housing ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber, Community, Economic
    Thursday, June 20, 2019
    On Tuesday night, the Design Review Board unanimously supported the BioMarin/Whistlestop project on the 3-acre site at 999 Third St., a former Pacific Gas and Electric Co. property. The project calls for two four-story laboratory and office buildings for BioMarin use, and a six-story, 67-unit senior housing and activities building for the nonprofit Whistlestop. Several supporters including ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy, Chamber