Concerns about radiological contamination at Treasure Island reverberated Tuesday at City Hall amid worries from residents and advocates over possible health concerns on the man-made island owned by the U.S. Navy.
That Navy’s Aug. 6 release of a study identifying nine new sites of possible contamination, and recent reports of tension between state regulatory agencies and the military, prompted the Board of Supervisors to hold a special hearing Tuesday. Read More
A hero Patrol Special cop has been sacked — for failing to wear the proper uniform.
Last year, Patrol Special officer Robert Burns, 66, was nominated for a medal from the Police Department for taking down a gunman during a fatal shootout outside a Fisherman’s Wharf nightclub.
But on Wednesday, at the request of the SFPD, the Police Commission voted to revoke Burns’ badge for refusing to follow several commission rules, including wearing the required uniform. Read More