Larry Badiner

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Porn Motherlode Unearthed From San Francisco Work Computers (NSFW)

    Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the planning department...​Porn downloaded by city workers, on city timeJust when you thought the ongoing porn scandal within the city's planning department couldn't grow any more bizarre, along come a nude man, a chainsaw, and a hula hoop. An SF Wee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    No Porn Purge at Planning Department, Source Says

    Motivated PhotosHa! Your'e fired!​A well-placed source within the city tells SF Weekly that the ongoing porn scandal at the planning department is both more and less hardcore than previously reported. No, we are told, longtime planners are not being summarily fired for sending around harmless phot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Planners Circulating Letter Urging Firing of Planning Director John Rahaim

    Is it a mutiny against Captain John Rahaim on the Good Ship Planning Department?​Veteran city planner Jim Miller confirmed anonymous tips that members of the department are circulating a letter to Mayor Gavin Newsom urging the firing of department director John Rahaim. Miller said he's seen the le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Porn Scandal Fallout: Planning Department Seeking New Higher-Up

    ​As SF Weekly first reported last week, senior city planner Craig Nikitas received an odd promotion. After admitting to us that he had taken part in the sending or receiving of porn e-mails that led to veteran zoning administrator Larry Badiner tearfully boxing up his office, Nikitas was, inexplic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    See the Porno E-mail That Got SF City Workers In Trouble (PHOTO: NSFW)

    Trouble brewing...​SF Weekly has obtained the hardcore e-mail sent around the city's Planning Department that led to a scandal and the department's chief moving to fire four veteran planners. The Dec. 10, 2009 letter, obtained via a public records request, is just one line long: "I would feel a ce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Planner Craig Nikitas, Named in Porn Scandal, Gets Promotion

    ​The San Francisco Planning Department today confirmed to SF Weekly that Craig Nikitas -- who acknowledged that department head John Rahaim has moved to dismiss him due to his entanglement in the Planning Department Porn Scandal -- is now the city's Acting Zoning Administrator. It's a position the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    First Fallout From Planning Department's Porn Scandal?

    ​Multiple sources within the planning department confirmed to SF Weekly that influential zoning administrator Larry Badiner tearfully cleaned out his desk and carted off his belongings last week. Badiner, a 20-plus year veteran of the department, was the most senior planner recommended for firing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Porn Scandal Shocks City Planners -- But Doesn't Surprise Them

    Meanwhile, over at the planning department...​A number of current and former members of the city's planning department told SF Weekly they were "mortified" and angry regarding allegations that at least four senior planners have been sending around pornographic e-mails accompanied by purportedly ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Porn Scandal Rocks Planning Department

    Life at the planning department may be a bit wilder than we'd imagined, according to a whistleblower complaint​Watching and circulating porn at the workplace -- on computers which higher-ups are entitled to sift through your browsing history -- indicates a lack of planning. Sadly, in this city, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Lance Farber, Arsonist Beau of S.F. Planning Chief John Rahaim, Dies at 49

    Lance Corey Farber​Lance Corey Farber, once dubbed the "fire-starting, tomato-tossing boyfriend of San Francisco Planning Director John Rahaim," is dead at 49. Sources said Farber passed away in his sleep over the weekend, and the Medical Examiner's office confirmed that Farber was pronounced dead ... More >>

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    January 13, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    Just How Many Favors Can S.F. Grant to City's Favorite Politically Connected Barkeep?

    A fair amount of ink -- but not enough -- was spilled over how a typo will allow heavy Gavin Newsom donor Gus Murad to build a proposed condo project at the New Mission Theater 20 feet higher than zoning rules allow -- and Newsom's veto overrode the Board of Supervisors' attempt to remedy this error ... More >>

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