What does it behoove SFGate to run an infomercial praising Academy of Art -- written by the school's president?When SFGate debuted its "City Brights" blogging section, we didn't know what to think. Soon, however, the strategy became apparent -- give a space to every last person in the Bay Area an ... 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 >>
Dr. Dan Kliman, who died in a building not owned by the Stephens family or Academy of Art UniversityThe attorney representing the mother of a man who bizarrely fell to his death last year from a downtown San Francisco elevator now admits he's sued people who don't own the building in question -- ... More >>
View Larger Map The lawyer representing the mother of a man who last year fell to his death in a downtown elevator shaft acknowledged today that he may have sued some of the wrong people. Attorney Ian Zimmerman yesterday filed suit against Coast Counties Management, Inc. and the Kone Elevator compan ... More >>
Dr. Dan KlimanThe mother of a man who mysteriously fell to his death last year in a San Francisco elevator shaft is set to file a $30 million wrongful death lawsuit tomorrow in San Francisco Superior Court, naming the owner, manager, and elevator service company of the Sharon Building on 55 New M ... More >>
Academy of Arts new sports program is about spirit, marketing — and the chance to break even more rules.
Week of April 25, 2001
The Academy of Art College may be questionable as a school, but it's a hell of a business