Planning Commission denies permit to American Apparel

Less than a month after local writer-activist Stephen Elliott began organizing a campaign against a proposed American Apparel store on Valencia St., the San Francisco Planning Commission denied a permit to the controversial clothing manufacturer-retailer.

The vote by the commission was 7-0, the Stop American Apparel website reported.

Update: Elliott, who was in New York last night promoting his new online magazine The Rumpus, blogged about the commission’s vote and his efforts.

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  1. No to American Apparel; LA edges out OC in job losses | Los Angeles Metblogs (pingback) on February 6th, 2009 @ 1:57 pm

    [...] It’s not the case further north in California. San Francisco recently succeeded in stopping a fourth AA from opening. (Has this ever happened in LA?) SF Metblogs has the story. [...]



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