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what i've handed is out of the sylmar plan it's the zoning district for my neighborhood on king street. i heard commissioner wu saying the eastern plan should be combruptd. i'm interested in that. i have a kind of a reoccurring theme that is against the backdrop this neighborhood was built to be highly residential. i've taken. this is a google picture of my neighborhood. those dots represent the number of homes in structures in may be neighborhood. there are 2 hundred homes in a particular building and yellow 2 hundred or less. i've not been able to track down the numbers. seven hundred and 89 is - this is the infinity tower here. there's a lot coming on second street. we're deep entire us that people bear in mind that the respect is given to the residential neighborhood. a lot of people have invested money and love the place and it's a residential neighborhood. my feeling of being involved in those meetings there's a blank facade and a it's like an office district. people don't understand this is home to a lot of san franciscans . one barrooms is one and a half person and 2 bedrooms a
i think there maybe should interest to look at all of sylmar. i know it wasn't in the plan but donates a challenge going ahead. if we continue to approve project that comply with inclusionary it's either 12 percent closing arguments we're going to be out of balance could we put thought to that going forward. but this has met the conditions so i'm supportive >> commissioner hillis. >> i am in support it approvals by taking up 4 floors. i wasn't negotiating with the neighborhoods but it was an economic issue. this additional height is not an issue the design was an issue. that nod you were going to stick with architect donna you like the design and the architect. i think that's important we're not xhooep i to keep the architect but i'm supportive of that >> director ram and i wanted to you had a couple of things. with respect to the design we can the message i've hearing you like the design proposal and if there are changes we need to keep with the quality materials that's being proposed. where respect to the affordability it is somewhat different
. >> reporter: kinnucan sylmar survey says more people will spend more money and holiday shopping this year, the numbers might have been higher had it not been for the fiscal battles here in washington making incautious. the consumer federation of america and the credit union national association pulled more than 1,000 consumers with an annual holiday shopping center. 13 percent responded senate plan to increase on a spending. a slight increase of the 12% rise last year, which was up from 8% increase in 2011, 32 percent said that they plan to spend less this year, an improvement from 38% last year. the survey suggested that the increase in the number of consumer spending more this season was slower because of the washington bites are spending and the debt ceiling with 51 percent of those polled saying that these flights and affected their holiday spending plans. >> the improvement from last year to this year was less than it was the year before. the economy improving. the response to the survey is slightly better than last year. whereas last year it was significantly better than 2011.
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