The San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Police Chief George Gascón said he had no idea when he walked into Mayor Gavin Newsom's office on Saturday that he would be asked to take over as the city's top prosecutor.
Twenty-four hours later, in a momentous Hall of Justice shakeup, Gascón was sworn in as San Francisco's first Latino district attorney - Newsom's final act as mayor before becoming lieutenant governor today. And Gascon said he plans to campaign this year to keep the post.
SFPD Chief George Gascón takes DA job