Building Inspectors Face Tough Questions At Hearing On Leaning SF High-RiseSupervisor Aaron Peskin grilled members of the city's Department of Building Inspection Friday on why the design of the Millennium Tower was not reviewed more rigorously when the department first approved the design.
SF Developer, City Accused Of Withholding Info On Leaning Millennium TowerThe developer of a skyscraper in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood and city officials both knew the building was sinking and leaning before any units were sold but failed to notify buyers, Supervisor Aaron Peskin alleged Tuesday.
George Lucas In Talks To Bring Movie-Memorabilia Museum To S.F. Treasure IslandStar Wars creator George Lucas is considering Treasure Island for his proposed Museum of Narrative Art. Mayor Ed Lee and supervisor Aaron Peskin are hopeful negotiations with the filmmaker will deliver a landmark attraction to the Bay Area.
San Francisco City Permit Denied For Bauer's IT Commuter ShuttlesBauer's IT shuttle company blamed union politics for being denied a city permit, but SFMTA officials say it was due to traffic violations.
SF Supervisor Wants To Crack Down On Academy of Art ViolationsSan Francisco's Academy of Art University is getting renewed attention from city officials for allegedly skirting city planning and permit laws.
San Francisco Mayor Lee Accused Of Perjury In Mirkarimi HearingAs the San Francisco Ethics Commission considers the fate of suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, Mayor Ed Lee’s sworn testimony is being challenged by some vocal adversaries.
America’s Cup Critics Want Details on SF’s Agreement With Oracle CEOOracle CEO and billionaire Larry Ellison's plans to bring the America's Cup to San Francisco in 2013 just got a whole lot smaller and even still, critics of the race aren’t ready to sign off on the deal just yet.
Former SF Supes President Peskin Sues Over America's Cup RaceThe former president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has filed a lawsuit seeking a new environmental review of the America’s Cup sailing race.
Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom Kicked Off Democratic County Central CommitteeLieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom has been booted off the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee. Newsom's ousting was orchestrated by former Supervisor and DCCC Chairman Aaron Peskin.