San Francisco Supes Introduce Anti-Shakedown-Donations LegislationDuring Tuesday's San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Matt Haney introduced legislation that would eliminate what he calls “shakedown donations” -- when a city department leader solicits donations from people seeking contracts or land use permits.
San Francisco Public Works Employees Demand Safe Dedicated Restrooms During The PandemicUnion leaders representing more than 350 San Francisco Public Works employees are calling on Mayor London Breed and the Board of Supervisors to require the city to provide dedicated restrooms for its workers.
San Francisco Corruption Case Expands: 2 More Charged, 2 Plead GuiltyU.S. Attorneys charged the heads of an Oakland engineering firm with bribery and connected them to a widespread corruption scandal in San Francisco’s Department of Public Works.
SF Supes Don't Approve Public Advocate Office For Whistleblower ComplaintsThe Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted on a handful of charter amendments to be placed on the San Francisco's November ballot, but ultimately shot down one measure that would've created a Public Advocate Office.
SF Supe Introduces Anti-Corruption Legislation In Wake Of Public Works ScandalIn the wake of the release of a preliminary report probing a public corruption scandal in San Francisco's Dept. of Public Works, Sup. Matt Haney will introduce an anti-corruption legislative package.
San Francisco Contractor Pleads Guilty In Nuru Corruption ScandalCourt documents unsealed Wednesday named a San Francisco contractor as the latest defendant involved in Mohammed Nuru Public Works scandal to plead guilty to charges, according to law enforcement.
San Francisco City Hall Corruption Scandal: Mayor Breed Fires Indicted City Fix-It Program DirectorSandra Zuniga, a San Francisco city official accused of laundering money for indicted former Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru, has been removed from her job duties by Mayor London Breed.
'This Is Money Laundering 101'; More People Charged In Widening SF Public Corruption ProbeThree defendants in San Francisco's public corruption scandal -- Sandra Zuniga, Balmore Hernandez and Florence Kong -- were charged Monday with a variety of federal crimes including money laundering, bribery and making false statements to investigators all stemming from a probe of former San Francisco Public Works Chief Mohammed Nuru.
San Francisco Restaurateur Nick Bovis Pleads Guilty In Public Works Corruption ProbeRestaurant owner Nick Bovis pleaded guilty to two criminal charges in federal court in San Francisco on Thursday and agreed to cooperate with U.S. prosecutors in an ongoing corruption case against the city’s former public works director.
San Francisco Corruption Scandal: Lefty O'Doul's Owner Expected To Plead Guilty To Federal Wire Fraud ChargesLefty O'Doul's owner Nick Bovis was scheduled to appear before a federal judge Thursday to plead guilty to two counts of wire fraud in a case connected with a corruption probe of San Francisco's former public works director.
Proposed Charter Amendments Address SFPD Staffing, Public Corruption, City College FundingSan Francisco supervisors introduced a slew of charter amendments during their regular Tuesday meeting, as Tuesday was the deadline for introducing measures for the November ballot.