San Francisco’s public defender has filed the first motion connected to what he claims are hundreds of tainted DUI convictions.
Hundreds, or even thousands, of drunk driving convictions could be overturned because the San Francisco Police Department has not tested its breathalyzers, officials said Monday.
A 63-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing another man at a homeless shelter in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood last week pleaded not guilty to murder charges Tuesday.
Only one of two dueling measures to reform the pensions of San Francisco city workers was passed by voters Tuesday—a collaborative proposal crafted by various city officials and labor and business leaders.
Public Defender Jeff Adachi has once again brought misconduct charges against the San Francisco Police Department, claiming officers stole from suspects and lied on police reports.
Arguably, an investigation into the matter would take some time. The political fallout, on the other hand, could be near instantaneous.
Candidates vying for the San Francisco’s mayor’s seat are requesting federal and state monitors for the Nov. 8 election after allegations of ballot tampering in early voting.
The 11 candidates vying to be the next mayor of San Francisco all sounded remarkably similar Monday as they fielded questions about transportation, jobs, homelessness, even public nudity.
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi sent a letter Thursday to Mayor Ed Lee challenging him to a public debate later this month on dueling pension reform measures that will appear on the city’s November ballot, but the mayor said he’s not interested.
The heads of the San Francisco Labor Council and the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce have agreed to co-chair the campaign for Mayor Ed Lee’s pension reform ballot measure.