Mayor Willie Brown has made official decisions benefiting business entities that are partners in the mayor's own private business endeavors. Is this intersection of Brown's public decisions and private finances a coincidence - or a conflict of interest?
San Francisco is planning to take title to the decommissioned Hunters Point Naval Shipyard before the military completes an environmental cleanup. The move could cost the city hundreds of millions of dollars -- or more.
University of California regents are set to vote next week on finalizing a merger of the UCSF Medical Center with Stanford University's health service.
Supporters claim the merger -- a transfer of $380 million in public assets to the private sector -- is