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This Could be Whitburn's Moment

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Last week we explained Nathan Fletcher's plummet following accusations that he sexually harassed and assaulted Metropolitan Transit System employee Grecia Figueroa — and the allegation against Fletcher and MTS that Figueroa was then fired for retribution.

Fletcher resigned as MTS chair and plans to resign as County Supervisor. But the scandal continues to bleed across the region.

This week, we review the fallout at MTS, the Board of Supervisors and the political shuffle as local leaders seek new opportunities. Amidst the chaos, MTS's interim board chair Stephen Whitburn may have a big opportunity to lead in the middle of dueling crises.

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