Sam Singer is theWarriors' arch nemesis when the topic comes to the Dubs' proposed new SF arena. It's scheduled to open sometime after 2018 but that's iffy at best thanks to Singer and the anti-arena group he represents, Mission Bay Alliance.
City of San Bruno, OTO Development Reach Tentative Agreement to Purchase City Land for $3.97 Million and Build 152-Room Hotel with Event Space at The Crossing
San Bruno—City of San Bruno officials today said they have reached a tentative agreement to sell a city-owned parcel to OTO Development LLC at fair market value as determined by an independent appraisal, with no subsidy of public funds. OTO is responsible to pay the City all development costs and fees. The City is releasing a complete copy of the appraisal today and posting it on its website.
Los Angeles—Prana Investments, which specializes in acquiring underperforming multifamily properties, has just scooped up two more multifamily buildings in the Pico Union District of LA for about $2.5 million. Henry Garcia of Keller Williams Commercial represented the buyer in the off-market transaction. Garcia approached the owner of the properties about selling them after learning of the bankruptcy proceedings.
By The Kilduff File Surviving the demands of the 24/7-news cycle requires stamina few possess. PR kingpin Sam Singer is one of the few who can handle the rigors. A former newsman, Singer has managed to parlay his flack-catching of current-event coverage into a mini-empire. More recent high-profile clients include the city of San Bruno ... Read More >
San Francisco (June 1, 2015) – The Mission Bay Alliance, a Singer Associates, Inc. client greatly concerned with the grave environmental impact of the proposed Golden State Warriors’ Stadium and Events Center on the entire Mission Bay Community including the UCSF Mission Bay Campus, has retained four major law firms including some of the state’s top legal minds ... Read More >
By Jason Plautz On the fifth anniversary of the massive oil spill that spewed more than 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, environmentalists are ready to dredge up the pictures of oil-coated birds and tar balls lapping up onto beaches. At a Thursday press conference, Democratic Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts held ... Read More >
A new digital publication called the Richmond Standard gives San Francisco Bay Area residents local news—and Chevron views.
Contra Costa Times OAKLAND — The attorney for the family of Jahi McMath told a Bay Area television station on Sunday morning that the brain-dead Oakland girl will be moved to a treatment facility before a Tuesday deadline “come hell or high water.”
How Chevron Turned the Tables in Ecuador Public Relations Battle with Singer Associates, Other PR Agencies
Singer has built up an impressive practice of counseling companies, public agencies and government officials facing controversy. (Chronicle reporter Heather Knight, writing last year in our City Insider blog, called Singer the kind of crisis manager who can make shoplifting politicians seem sympathetic.) In October of 2008, he sent Chevron spokesman Kent Robertson a four-page memo outlining steps the company could take to change public perceptions of the Ecuador lawsuit.
Situated about 50 miles from Drakes Estero in Marin County, the landlocked city of Sonoma would seem an unlikely place to take a stand in an oyster company's fight for survival. But colorful signs supporting the Drakes Bay Oyster Co. have popped up all over town, and the Sonoma City Council on Monday unanimously adopted ... Read More >