Oakland Gets $850K Settlement From Terminal Operator That Declared BankruptcyThe city of Oakland has obtained an $850,000 settlement in bankruptcy court from the operator of the Port of Oakland's second-largest terminal, which filed for bankruptcy earlier this year.
SF Supervisor Wants To Crack Down On Academy of Art ViolationsSan Francisco's Academy of Art University is getting renewed attention from city officials for allegedly skirting city planning and permit laws.
City Attorney Blasts Justin Bieber's Guerrilla Graffiti On SF SidewalksJustin Bieber's guerrilla marketing graffiti stunt in San Francisco may have boosted album sales, but it could cost his recording company thousands of dollars in fines and penalties.
Concord City Attorney Dies After Apparently Jumping From Parking GarageConcord City Attorney Mark Coon died Tuesday morning after he apparently jumped from the third floor of a parking garage in downtown Walnut Creek.
SoMa Residential Project May Be Leasing Rent-Controlled Units To Tourists, City Attorney SaysSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced Thursday that a newly-constructed residential development project in the city’s South of Market neighborhood appears to be unlawfully leasing out rent-controlled units to tourists on a short-term basis.
City Sues San Francisco Landlord Accused Of Bullying Elderly And Disabled TenantsA San Francisco landlord who is allegedly bullying elderly and disabled tenants into surrendering their rent-controlled apartments has been sued by the city.
San Francisco Puts McDonald's On Notice Over Drug Sales, Other Problems At Haight Street RestaurantSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera Tuesday sent a letter to McDonald’s Corp. warning of potential legal action due to ongoing problems with drug sales and other public nuisances at the Haight Street McDonald’s restaurant.
SF Firefighter Files Harassment, Discrimination Claim Against Managers And Colleagues After Testing Positive For HIVA San Francisco firefighter has filed a legal claim alleging that colleagues and managers harassed and discriminated against him after learning he had tested positive for HIV.
Oakland Dropping Controversial Gang Injunction; Included Curfew, Banned Wearing Certain ColorsOakland’s city attorney confirmed that they are dropping its controversial gang injunction with police chief Sean Whent in favor of the move. Alleged members
Oakland Reaches $150,000 In Settlements With 2 Landlords Over ‘Appalling’ Conditions At Apartment ComplexesOakland City Attorney Barbara Parker said on Wednesday that her office has secured settlements that will require landlords to address what she says are unsafe and inhumane living conditions at two rental properties.
Teens Seek To Lower San Francisco's Voting Age To 16Politically savvy teens in San Francisco are seeking to lower the city’s voting age to sixteen.
Oakland-Based Tax Preparer Allegedly Bilked Low-Income Customers Out Of Their Earned Income Credit MoneyThe 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.