San Francisco Department of Public Works

Mohammed Nuru, the San Francisco director of public works, was arrested by federal authorities on Jan. 28, 2020.
San Francisco Department of Public Works
All News KCBS Radio
January 28, 2020 - 9:37 am
Mohammed Nuru, San Francisco's director of public works, has been arrested on federal charges.
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Dreamstime
Matt Bigler
November 20, 2019 - 3:53 pm
San Francisco is starting to "deep clean" some of the most popular areas of the city for the holidays. But some say those tax dollars should be spent on some of the city's other bigger problems. “Let’s get the show started, right?” San Francisco's Department of Public Works Director Mohammad Nuru...
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Boulders on Clinton Park in San Francisco
Leanne Waldal
Melissa Culross
September 30, 2019 - 2:26 pm
San Francisco city workers have removed boulders from a small residential street in the city’s Mission district that became the latest battleground over homelessness.
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Public Pit Stop toilet in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood
Matt Bigler/KCBS
Matt Bigler
August 13, 2019 - 2:04 pm
San Francisco has rolled out public bathrooms that will be open around the clock and staffed with an attendant in three neighborhoods.
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Homeless Encampment
Homeless Encampment (Photo credit: Matt Bigler/KCBS)
Tim Ryan
July 04, 2019 - 5:00 am
A top advocate for the homeless in San Francisco says the city’s Public Works Department does little to ensure people can retrieve belongings that are taken during sweeps of homeless encampment, and even says some city workers are selling the items in street markets.
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San Francisco Is Adding Pet Waste Stations In Poop Problem Areas
Matt Bigler
Matt Bigler
July 03, 2019 - 11:27 am
In response to growing complaints about dog poop in San Francisco, officials will introduce more pet waste stations around the city.
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A sidewalk memorial for Jonathan Bello, who was fatally shot in the Mission District, was jeopardized by a miscommunication among city officials.
Melissa Culross/KCBS Radio
Melissa Culross
May 09, 2019 - 10:52 pm
A sidewalk memorial honoring a shooting victim in San Francisco's Mission District can stay for now, after a miscommunication at City Hall resulted in orders to have the memorial removed.
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Ficus Trees at 16th & Harrison
Ficus Trees at 16th & Harrison (Photo credit: Melissa Culross/KCBS Radio)
Melissa Culross
March 16, 2018 - 2:31 pm
A power outage caused by the collapse of several ficus trees in San Francisco's Mission District early Friday morning served as a reminder of the vulnerability of some of parts of the city's urban forest. KCBS Radio's Melissa Culross reports that city officials have been keeping a close watch on...
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