Downtown developers may lose the final say over what art to showcase on their property, even though they are sometimes forced to spend millions of dollars on it. Read More
While some city planners might not be standing behind their department head John Rahaim, Mayor Gavin Newsom is.
The mayor on Thursday defended Rahaim in his decision to fire a handful of city planners in May after an uncensored pornographic email was sent around the Planning Department office. Read More
In the wake of the porn scandal that’s cost veteran city planners their jobs, an anonymous letter was sent around last week to planning staffers asking them to support a campaign to fire the head of the Planning Department, John Rahaim.
Rahaim confirmed the letter was circulated; he first saw the letter Friday and was, naturally, a bit surprised to see such harsh words written about him. Read More