Readers may recall a December SF Weekly article about the surreal city rules builders exploit to blow up small homes into mansions, and blow away what's left of San Francisco's dwindling affordable housing stock. That article turned out to be Exhibit 17 in a hearing last night at the Board of Appeal ... More >>
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 >>
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.
Developers are funding junkets, buying equipment, and throwing parties for city planning staff. It doesn't smell right.