SF terminates Night Market agreement

June 12, 2009 5:10:38 PM PDT
The city of San Francisco has terminated its agreement to fund a popular Chinatown event called Night Market, after a convicted gang leader was appointed to run it.

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Raymond Chow, also known as "Shrimp Boy," recently took over management of Night Market.

Thursday, sources told ABC7 that Mayor Gavin Newsom had concerns about the former gangster running the program.

Now the city has pulled its $35,000 grant, saying any change of management should have been approved by city officials.

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