San Francisco Public Works Dept. Names Acting Director Amid Public Corruption ChargesAmid allegations of bribery against San Francisco Department of Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru, the department announced Alaric Degrafinried as acting director late Tuesday.
Group Calls For Hate Crime Investigation Into Richmond Assault On Sikh ManA humanitarian organization on Tuesday called on federal authorities to investigate an assault on a Richmond resident who is a Sikh last weekend as a hate crime.
Raymond 'Shrimp Boy' Chow’s Request To Lift Gag Order In Yee Corruption Case DeniedThe federal judge hearing the organized crime and corruption case involving suspended state Senator Leland Yee and convicted Chinatown gang leader Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow on Wednesday denied a request to lift a gag order.
40,000 Pounds Of Meat From Petaluma Company Recalled A North Bay company has recalled more than 40,000 pounds of meat products because it was produced without a full federal inspection.
Federal Agents Raid Bay Area Slaughterhouse The Bay Area’s last remaining slaughterhouse is at the center of a major federal investigation.
Chevron Fire Could Lead To Changes In Contra Costa’s Industrial Safety OrdinanceThe Industrial Safety Ordinance in Contra Costa County, which has been touted as the strongest in the country, may be in for some changes following the recent Chevron refinery fire in Richmond.
NTSB Blames PG&E 'Litany Of Failures' In San Bruno ExplosionFindings in the draft final report, which were publicly discussed for the first time Tuesday by the five-member board, indicate that flawed pipe, operations and oversight led to the disaster.