Thursday’s Briefing: Fate of large-scale housing project in Concord remains unclear; Newsom wants to create generic drug label

A number of Keanu Reeves sightings in Alameda

By Steven Tavares

Thu, Jan 9, 2020 at 4:00 AM

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A rendering of the sprawling, 13,000-unit housing development proposed for the Concord Naval Weapons Station in Contra Costa County.

  • A rendering of the sprawling, 13,000-unit housing improvement proposed for the Concord Naval Weapons Station in Contra Costa County.

Information you don’t need to miss for Jan. 9:

1. The destiny of 13,000 new housing models on the former Concord Naval Weapons Station — the biggest improvement project in the Bay Space — is once more up in the air, the San Francisco Chronicle reviews. Lennar, the developer, and the Contra Costa Constructing Trades are at odds over the quantity of work slated for union labor. The Concord Metropolis Council spent Tuesday and Wednesday evening listening to hours of testimony earlier than directing Lennar and the union again to the negotiating desk. $$

2. Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing to decrease the associated fee of prescription remedy in California by making a generic model, Calmatters reviews. If permitted, it could make California the primary state in the nation to have its personal generic drug label.

3. A research by UCSF discovered accidents from using e-scooters is skyrocketing, and one-in-three outcome in head accidents, the San Francisco Chronicle reviews. In the meantime, Lime is attaching a seat to some of its e-scooters in Oakland to assist disabled riders use the ever present e-bikes, KPIX reviews.

4. Alameda had a quantity of Keanu Reeves sightings in current days, SFGate reviews. Reeves is filming “The Matrix 4” in Alameda. He is been seen at Large 5 Sporting Items on the Southshore Middle and Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream.

5. Oakland Restaurant Week begins as we speak. (For the document, its longer than every week, working for Jan. 9 to Jan. 20.) SFGate has a rundown of the eating places it’s best to go to.

6. One thing goes lately in Warriorland apart from extreme losses. The Warriors have been linked to some large names of late. Now, there are rumors they might have an interest in swapping level guard D’Angelo Russell for the 76ers’ uber-talented Ben Simmons, CBS Sports activities reviews.

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