View Larger MapA proposal to erect a 12-story tower housing 165 condos ranging in price from several million dollars up to $10 million -- or more -- has, at least for now, come derailed from an intriguingly fast track of pending approvals. The 8 Washington project, whose developers describe it as a ... More >>
Elisa Stephens had an admission to make today. "We have made a few mistakes," she said at a public hearing regarding the controversial housing practices of her family's for-profit Academy of Art University. And that, claim the Academy's many critics, is one hell of an understatement. For d ... More >>
After huddling yesterday for hours with members of the City Attorney's office, San Francisco's planning commission opted to not file a suit against Academy of Art University at this time, despite the for-profit school's history of code violations and evasion of city rules and laws. Planning Depar ... More >>
Ah, Academy of Art. This will go as planned. As we've noted in this space before, real legal and political hearings don't often feature the Perry Mason specialty of the guilty party loudly and unambiguously admitting wrongdoing on the stand. And yet everything about the Academy of Art University ... More >>
Academy of Arts new sports program is about spirit, marketing — and the chance to break even more rules.
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