District Attorney http://kalw.org en From high school dropout to District Attorney: George Gascón's journey http://kalw.org/post/high-school-dropout-district-attorney-george-gasc-ns-journey <p></p><p>San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón has had a rapid rise in San Francisco politics. Gascón came into the city as Chief of Police, appointed by then-Mayor Gavin Newsom in August, 2009. After less than a year and a half, he was sworn in as the city’s first Latino D.A., replacing Kamala Harris. In 2011, voters elected him to the position.</p><p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 22:52:58 +0000 Holly Kernan 25311 at http://kalw.org From high school dropout to District Attorney: George Gascón's journey