∙ A huge and long controversial development project on the salt ponds in Redwood City is moving forward after a green light from Trump's EPA. The agency said that the former Cargill salt ponds are exempt from the Clean Water Act, clearing the way for a proposed 12,000-unit development on the 1,400-acre bayside property. [SF Business Times]

∙ The suspect in the Feb. 28 murder of San Jose resident Bambi Larson was undocumented and has a lengthy history of arrests. Oh god, here we go. [CBS SF]

∙ Veritas Investments Inc., which owns 230 apartment buildings in San Francisco totaling some 5,000 units, has been named in an expanding class-action lawsuit from tenants. Tenants in rent-controlled units claim that the corporate landlord neglected repairs and conducted renovations in vacant units that are "intended and designed" to inconvenience the residents next door. Veritas denies any wrongdoing. [SF Public Press]

∙ Developer Strada Investment Group is proposing a 122-unit condo development called Jamestown on what was the overflow parking lot for Candlestick Park. Isn't that name just a little too similar to Jonestown though? [SF Business Times]

A new draft Better Market Street plan is out, which proposes ultimately eliminating all private auto traffic on two miles of Market Street — including Uber and Lyft. [Hoodline]

A 33-year-old developer whom Mayor London Breed had nominated to fill a vacant seat on the Planning Commission says he has to withdraw due to "family reasons." [Examiner]

A deal to keep the Raiders in Oakland for one more season is set for a Friday vote. [Associated Press]

Popular Mission fast-casual pasta spot Barzotto is expanding with a new location in North Beach. [Eater]

Some dude in Ohio is trying to get through all of Lent drinking only beer, like the monks used to. [CBS SF]

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