Sometimes a title really does say it all. For a city controller's performance audit of Pier 39 released yesterday, that's certainly the case: Pier 39 Underpaid Its Rent by $44 Because It Did Not Report Subtenant Rent Underpayments for December 29, 2008, Through December 25, 2011This 18-page document ... More >>
How a wannabe banking magnate from S.F. built an empire on deception.
By most accounts, David Kessler's four years as UCSF's medical school dean were a rip-roaring success. So why was he fired?
Mayor Brown is pushing for quick approval of a Hunters Point Shipyard redevelopment plan that gives a lot to homebuilding giant Lennar, and not nearly enough to the city or the shipyard's neighbors
Week of July 3,2002
The expensive tastes of KPMG
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Our fashion editor's dispatch from the Vividence coming out ball
Why giant corporations like PG&E bankrolled a juvenile crime initiative
If you like monstrous cost escalation, you'll love Don Todd Associates, whose mutating consulting agreements typify the city's horrifying contracting problems
A San Francisco firm rolls the dice in the multibillion-dollar game of global finance
Doris Ward, San Francisco's assessor, is tossing around commercial tax breaks as if they were fairy dust. It's costing the city at least $100 million a year.
The city and state say the Bank of America stole hundreds of millions -- even billions -- of dollars from the government. But didn't San Francisco finance officials know what was going on? And shouldn't B of A executives be under criminal investigation?
The Stanford-UCSF merger's tab -- including a "pro bono" review that cost $191,490 -- is running into the millions