San Francisco permit expediter charged in corruption probe

An influential San Francisco contractor and permit expediter is expected to plead guilty to conspiracy charges in a public corruption case centering around a former public works director, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday.

SF City Attorney announces new subpoenas in public corruption investigation

Among those served with a subpoena are San Francisco-based Pacific Gas & Electric, Webcor builders, Pankow construction, Clark construction, Recology waste services, and the nonprofits Lefty O'Doul's Foundation for Kids, the San Francisco Parks Alliance, and the San Francisco Clean City Coalition.

5-part San Francisco public corruption scheme from toilets to SFO

Prosecutors from the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday charged San Francisco Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru and high-profile restaurateur Nick Bovis with a five-part public corruption scheme that alleges the pair accepted gifts in return for doling out contracts.