Officials with Recology -- the company contracted by San Francisco to handle waste collection -- has agreed to pay $36 million to settle a federal investigation that alleged the company bribed former city Department Public Works director Mohammed Nuru.
Recology has agreed to pay a $36 million fine for its role in San Francisco's corruption scandal involving former public works director Mohammed Nuru.
San Francisco officials on Thursday announced Carla Short has been appointed to lead the city's Department of Public Works as interim director.
San Francisco Mayor London Breed has agreed to pay more than $22,000 in fines for several ethics violations committed while in political office that raised questions about her personal and political relationships, officials said Tuesday.
A former executive with Recology -- the company contracted by San Francisco to handle waste collection -- has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate with federal investigators looking into corruption at City Hall, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
Mohammed Nuru, a former influential San Francisco official, has been ordered to undergo a mental evaluation following his arrest for allegedly brandishing a knife at a food bank.
The San Francisco District Attorney's Office on Thursday declined to file attempted robbery charges against former public works head Mohammed Nuru after his arrest Wednesday.
Mohammed Nuru, the former director of the San Francisco Department of Public Works, was arrested Wednesday after he tried to rob a victim in the Bayview District using a knife.
Two contractors on Thursday pleaded guilty to charge of conspiracy to bribe a San Francisco City Hall official, Acting U.S. Attorney Stephanie Hinds announced Thursday.
Federal prosecutors in San Francisco announced Thursday they've charged the former vice president and group manager of Recology -- the company contracted by the city to handle waste collection -- with bribery and money laundering.
A former San Francisco aide to Mayor London Breed has agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering and will cooperate with the FBI in their ongoing corruption investigation of San Francisco City Hall.
Recology San Francisco agreed to lower rates and to reimburse ratepayers for overcharges that were uncovered during an investigation into public corruption tied to former Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru.
SF City Attorney Dennis Herrera held a press conference Thursday to announce terms of a settlement with Recology Corp.
Nick Bovis, Florence Kong, Walter Wong, Alan Varela and William Gilmartin, as well as their respective companies, were ordered suspended from seeking or receiving any city contracts or grants while their cases remain ongoing.
A millionaire recycling plant owner who admitted bribing the city's public works director with gifts that included a $36,550 gold Rolex watch was sentenced Thursday to a year and a day in federal prison.
San Francisco's city administrator is taking a leave of absence after her husband, the SFPUC general manager, was charged by federal prosecutors with wire fraud.
Federal prosecutors charged Harlan Kelly, the head of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, with wire fraud.
A former manager for San Francisco's garbage collection agency Recology has been charged with bribery and money laundering in connection to the SF DPW corruption scandal.
Federal prosecutors in San Francisco announced criminal charges for two new suspects in a public corruption investigation, both accused of bribing embattled former Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru.
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.