- The SFist reports that Trader Joe’s is not coming to the Castro, which it found out via Supervisor Scott Wiener’s Facebook post.
- Some San Jose councilmembers are calling for a drastic reduction in the number of marijuana businesses allowed in the city, San Jose Inside says.
- On The Island, Alameda is voting today on Measure A, a school parcel tax that would would raise an estimated $12 million a year over seven years for Alameda’s schools by charging property owners 32 cents per square foot of building on each parcel they own.”
- KQED Arts hips us to The Bay Bridged podcast, “sampling some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing this month in the San Francisco Bay Area.”
Blog Beat: Trader Joe’s Opts Out of Castro; SJ Councilmembers Want Smaller Pot Biz; Alameda Measure A 8 March,2011