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Teens Seek To Lower San Francisco’s Voting Age To 16

Politically savvy teens in San Francisco are seeking to lower the city’s voting age to sixteen.

01/06/2015

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Oakland-Based Tax Preparer Allegedly Bilked Low-Income Customers Out Of Their Earned Income Credit Money

The suit alleges Oakland-based Instant Tax lured low income customers with the promise of quick refunds or small “refund anticipation loans,” but withheld large portions of their refunds.

11/20/2014

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Native Americans Send List Of Demands To Giants After Filing Claim For Being Ejected From AT&T Park

An attorney representing two Native Americans who were ejected from AT&T Park during a Giants’ game last June has sent a letter to the team with a list of demands after filing a claim seeking damages against the city.

09/16/2014

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Waste Management Sues Oakland Over $1 Billion Trash Contract

The nation’s largest trash hauler has filed a lawsuit claiming the city of Oakland illegally awarded a $1 billion contract to a local garbage company.

08/20/2014

Screen images from Monkey Parking app. (Paolo Dobrowolny)

MonkeyParking Temporarily Disables Parking App In San Francisco

MonkeyParking said in a blog post “we are currently reviewing our service to clarify our value proposition and avoid future misunderstandings.”

07/10/2014

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Former San Francisco City Attorney’s Employee Claims She Was Fired For Investigating Corruption

San Francisco unnecessarily paid millions of dollars in sewer replacement claims in an alleged scheme by the city attorney’s office that a staffer was fired for investigating, according to a claim by the terminated attorney.

07/03/2014

Screen images from Monkey Parking app. (Paolo Dobrowolny)

San Francisco Clamps Down On Monkey Parking App That Allows Drivers To Auction Public Parking Spots

San Francisco is putting the brakes on a mobile app that allows drivers to auction off their choice public parking spots to the highest bidder.

06/23/2014

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera answers questions from the media in front of the California Supreme court building March 4, 2008 in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Landlords Sued For Evicting Tenants And Re-Renting San Francisco Properties To Tourists

San Francisco’s City Attorney Dennis Herrera has filed two lawsuits against landlords he believes illegally rented properties to tourists after evicting long-time tenants, two of which are disabled.

04/23/2014

Two images from a fire truck dashboard camera show a firefighter pointing out the location of an Asiana plane crash victim and the same spot covered in firefighting foam. (SFFD via San Francisco Chronicle)

SF City Attorney: Asiana Plane Crash Victim Already Dead When Run Over

A new report is challenging the conclusions about how a victim of the Asiana plane crash at San Francisco International Airport died.

01/29/2014

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San Francisco Restaurants Probed Over Health Care Fees

Dozens of San Francisco restaurants are under investigation for exploiting a new city program by keeping customer surcharges instead of spending them on employee health care.

01/25/2013

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