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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

Still frame from YouTube video from the San Francisco District Attorney's officer urging victms of a pay day loan scam to come forward. (Jeanne Pastore/YouTube)

SF City Attorney Uses ‘Call Me Maybe’ Parody To Reach Claimants

Dennis Herrera’s office is trying to reach out to any stragglers who might get some money back from a multi-million dollar settlement.

09/18/2012

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi announces to reporters he refuses to resign his post following an ultimatum by Mayor Ed Lee, March 20, 2012. (CBS)

SF City Attorney Refutes Call For Removal From Mirkarimi Case

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Monday filed a response to a motion by the attorneys of suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, who is seeking to have Herrera removed from the suspension proceedings.

04/16/2012

Ross Mirkarimi

Mirkarimi Seeks To Remove SF City Attorney From Suspension Case

The attorneys for suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi this week filed a petition asking to have the city attorney’s office disqualified from handling the official misconduct charges against him.

04/12/2012

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi announces to reporters he refuses to resign his post following an ultimatum by Mayor Ed Lee, March 20, 2012. (CBS)

SF City Attorney Fires Back At Mirkarimi’s Suspension Appeal

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Monday strongly rebutted the arguments of suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, who is trying to overturn his suspension.

04/10/2012

A model for the planned new stadium of the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara. (AP)

Santa Clara 49ers Stadium Plan Gets Another Boost

The City Attorney has ruled that the approved loan cannot be put before voters.

01/15/2012

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Appeals Court Upholds Oakland Gang Injunction

A state appeals court has upheld an Alameda County Superior Court judge’s injunction restricting the activities of 15 alleged members of the North Side Oakland gang within a section of the northern part of the city.

11/01/2011

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SF Tenderloin Hotel Owner Sued Over Squalor, Gang Use

The San Francisco city attorney has filed a lawsuit against a Tenderloin District hotel owner, claiming the building is riddled with bed bugs and is the base of operations for a street gang.

10/31/2011

Ed Lee, San Francisco Mayor

Phil Matier: Political Fallout From San Francisco Mayoral Ballot Flap

Arguably, an investigation into the matter would take some time. The political fallout, on the other hand, could be near instantaneous.

10/24/2011

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