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Arrest of civic figure Keith Jackson in Yee case a surprise to many
Arrest of civic figure Keith Jackson in Yee case a surprise to many

SAN FRANCISCO — Keith Jackson came seemingly from nowhere to win a seat on the San Francisco Board of Education, a young newcomer running as a champion of parents and the "problem children" he knew growing up in the city's historically black Western Addition. He disappeared from public prominence years ago after a troubled tenure on the board and for well over a decade earned a comfortable if unassuming living as a niche player in local politics, representing candidates and corporate interests before San Francisco's hard-pressed African American community. His reemergence this week came in spectacular fashion, at the center of a corruption case involving state...

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