infill http://kvpr.org en Downtown Fresno's Cosmopolitan Restaurant Headed To Selland Parking Lot http://kvpr.org/post/downtown-fresnos-cosmopolitan-restaurant-headed-selland-parking-lot <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One of Fresno's oldest restaurants could soon have a new home, in what is now a parking lot at the Fresno Convention and Entertainment Center.</span></p><p>On Thursday the Fresno City Council is set to vote on a proposal to sell a portion of the city-owned lot at the corner of Ventura and O streets to Gary Lanfranco, owner of the Cosmopolitan Bar &amp; Grill.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 19:06:39 +0000 Joe Moore 31878 at http://kvpr.org Downtown Fresno's Cosmopolitan Restaurant Headed To Selland Parking Lot Steinberg Has Blunt Words for CEQA Overhaul Backers http://kvpr.org/post/steinberg-has-blunt-words-ceqa-overhaul-backers <p>California Senate Leader Darrell Steinberg has a blunt warning for business groups backing a major overhaul of the environmental law that governs development projects in the state:</p><p>“You want to move a mile, we’ll move a mile.&nbsp; You want to move 100 miles in ways that may not be good, that’s not gonna happen within this bill,” says Steinberg.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 23:37:33 +0000 Ben Adler 20051 at http://kvpr.org Steinberg Has Blunt Words for CEQA Overhaul Backers Olivier Pushes Law to Waive Fees for Infill Development in Fresno http://kvpr.org/post/olivier-pushes-law-waive-fees-infill-development-fresno <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Jump-starting infill development is the focus of a new city ordinance being advanced today by Fresno City Councilmember Clint Olivier. </span></p><p class="p1"><span class="s1">His draft ordinance, called the&nbsp;</span>Best Utilization of Infill Land Development Act, or BUILD, would eliminate some development fees for new residential&nbsp; construction on small vacant lots within the city.</p><p class="p1">It would waive fees that go to pay for police, fire, traffic and parks services. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 01:07:20 +0000 Joe Moore 17127 at http://kvpr.org Olivier Pushes Law to Waive Fees for Infill Development in Fresno