In a Grand Jury indictment, the United States Department of Justice today accused ousted Public Utilities Commission general manager Harlan Kelly and longtime San Francisco political fixture Victor Makras of […]
The clouds swirling around Harlan Kelly finally let loose today as FBI agents raided his home before the U.S. Attorney’s office charged the Public Utilities Commission general manager in an […]
Alas. Los Angeles has bested San Francisco not only in baseball, but also in municipal corruption. Despite San Francisco’s promising start — the January, 2020, federal arrest and charging of ex-Public […]
Last updated: January 10, 2022 In January, 2020, the first domino fell. Mohammad Nuru, then the director of the San Francisco Department of Public Works, was hit with a raft […]
Mohammed Nuru, the former Public Works director ousted in early 2020 and charged in a federal corruption scandal, was booked into County Jail No. 1 at 4:44 p.m. this afternoon […]
The feds: They’re not a subtle bunch. They’re even unsubtle when attempting to be subtle. Take this offhand mention on page four of the Oct. 19 indictment of connected real-estate […]
San Francisco isn’t exactly a frontier justice sort of place. Unless, of course, you’re a lucratively compensated city employee who’s been cold-busted for taking advantage of his job and using […]
It’s the Ides of March, 2021, and this is the state of corruption in San Francisco
The Laborers Local 261 and named plaintiffs Juan Rivera and Theresa Foglio-Ramierez today filed suit against the city of San Francisco, alleging that its workers were retaliated against after union members […]
Multiple sources have informed Mission Local that the “very senior San Francisco city official” comped along with ex-Public Works boss Mohammed Nuru for two New York City hotel rooms, each […]
In an indicator of just how many fingers disgraced permit expediter, contractor and confessed federal criminal Walter Wong had in how many San Francisco pies, a settlement with him ratified […]
There is a cinematic element to the last few rounds of federally uncovered and prosecuted San Francisco corruption; the affidavits ought to be smeared with popcorn grease stains. The latest […]
Chiu’s appointment is the latest development amid a severe political shakeup.
It would be weird if the mayor transferred a hypothetical general manager of the Public Utilities Commission — with a background touching on engineering and water and wastewater and sewage treatment and hydroelectric power generation and distribution — into leading the City Attorney’s office. The reverse is weird, too.
Tony DeLorio was driving south on Interstate-280 late last month when something out of the ordinary caught his eye: Amazon vans, a whole fleet of them, parked out in the […]