“At its current pace of spending, the Housing Authority is set to run out of cash sometime next month. In a move of desperation, the agency has asked the Police Department, the Department of Public Works and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to forgive nearly $5.94 million in bills. The move came after the Housing Authority had $3.1 million cut from its federal funding allotment.”
S.F. Housing Authority’s woes go beyond ousted director [Ex]

“City Attorney Dennis Herrera isn’t buying Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval’s assurance that his state only discharged and dumped a single patient from its Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital here in California.”
Herrera investigating extent of ‘patient dumping’ from Nevada [Ex]

“Union gardeners say the program suffers from a lack of resources, such as equipment or a permanent meeting room, and a failure to hire participants. Participants complete 4,000 hours of training while taking 360 hours of City College of San Francisco coursework paid for by the union. The cost to Rec and Park is $2.2 million annually.”
City Hall seeks truce for Rec and Park, gardeners [Ex]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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