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Morning Splash: The Newsom Shuffle, The Brown Budget, and Pot Dreams Go Dim

January 10, 2011 | 7:55 am

Morning Splash: The Newsom Shuffle, The Brown Budget, and Pot Dreams Go Dim

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Newsom puts final stamp on days as mayor (San Francisco Chronicle) After giving himself an extra week in office, Gavin Newsom used the time to put a final stamp on his seven years as mayor. He pushed his choice for interim mayor in a final skirmish with his more liberal rivals on the Board of […]

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George Gascon Named SF District Attorney in Surprise Move

January 9, 2011 | 9:16 pm

George Gascon Named SF District Attorney in Surprise Move

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In a move that came as a surprise to many out-going mayor Gavin Newsom appointed the San Francisco police chief as the new Distric Attorney, filling newly elected Attorney General Kamala Harris’ vacant position.

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January 5, 2011 | 11:51 am

Police Caught on Video Shooting Man in Wheelchair Are Placed on Administrative Leave

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UPDATE 12:40 P.M. We have an update from KQED’s Rachel Dornhelm, who this morning attended SF Police Chief George Gascon’s press conference, in which he addressed yesterday’s police shooting of a man in a wheelchair. The incident, captured on video, is the second time in one week that San Francisco police have shot a mentally […]

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