• Supervisor Matt Haney, who wasted no time on Tuesday calling out the dealings of federally charged DPW Director Mohammed Nuru, is now calling for a "special investigator" to look into corruption in all city departments. "The culture of pay-to-play politics at City Hall must end," Haney said at a news conference. [Examiner]
  • Mayor London Breed put a new acting director in charge of the Department of Public Works, and it stands to reason that she chose someone with extensive experience in fair and ethical bidding processes. The new acting director of DPW is Alaric Degrafinried, who currently serves in the role of city purchaser and director of the Office of Contract Administration. [KTVU]
  • A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that Berkeley police did not use excessive force against Kayla Moore, a trans woman who died in a struggle with cops in 2013. [Chronicle]
  • A 29-year-old man is in critical condition following a fight that led to a stabbing on Wednesday in the Tenderloin. [Hoodline]
  • The Moms 4 Housing group is now backing the passage of a right-to-purchase ordinance for renters in Oakland whose homes go on the market. [48 Hills]
  • A show called "Thought Pieces" at SFMOMA features the work of photographers Lew Thomas, Donna-Lee Phillips and Hal Fischer, and it's reportedly a great throwback to the 1970s. [KQED]

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