Stories about ethics

Latest person caught up in scandal was a major political player

Rodrigo Santos was an ally of Ed Lee and Gavin Newsom and gave tens of thousands of dollars to conservative local candidates and pro-development causes.

Breed took $5,600 gift from Nuru; may be illegal

Former DPW director paid to have her car fixed and was 'close personal friend' for 20 years.

FBI complaint alleges widespread corruption by DPW chief

Ongoing investigation also references other city officials but charges limited to Nuru and restaurateur.

Real-estate industry rebels at modest measure to limit corporate rentals

Peskin wants to crack down on developers building housing that's actually long-term hotel rooms.

Korrupt’s rogue looks fit our apocalyptic times to a T

Local designer Henry Miyoshi's DIY punk roots and sense of the macabre power his label's singular style.

Screen Grabs: Two major docs on devastating scandals

Engrossing, enraging films look at Olympics sexual abuse tragedy, National Enquirer's protection of Trump

Screen Grabs: A bounty of international film fests

Filipino, Greek, United Nations, and SF Shorts fests highlight world cinema. Plus: Parasite, The Lighthouse, The King, more.

Campaign finance loophole allows more big money in D5 race

An outside campaign on behalf of Sup. Vallie Brown triggers new spending limits -- that wind up helping Brown.

Here’s who’s getting rich from tobacco money

Juul's main campaign consultants already have $2.1 million. Plus: The real-estate money in D5 and the cop money in the DA's race.

Outside money starts to pour into D5 supe race

$10K from IBEW national office suggests the flow of independent-expenditure cash is about the become a flood.