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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

San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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

Buffer zone outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in San Francisco. (CBS)

Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones, May Impact San Francisco Law

After the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Massachusetts law that requires buffer zones around entrances to reproductive health clinics, Bay Area legislators and abortion rights supporters are looking into whether similar local laws will be impacted by the high court’s decision.

06/26/2014

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

Muni Experiencing Major Delays Monday Due To “Sick Out” Labor Disputes

San Francisco City Attorney Files Charges Against Muni Union Over Sickout

As a San Francisco Municipal Railway workers “sickout” continues for a third day, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed charges Wednesday with the state’s Public Employees Relations Board aiming to end the disruption.

06/04/2014

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)

‘Egregious’ Landlords Sued By SF After Converting Apartments To Tourist Rentals

Amid a shortage of affordable housing options in San Francisco, City Attorney Dennis Herrera is filing suit against several San Francisco landlords who allegedly ousted tenants in order to turn properties into short-term rentals.

04/24/2014

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

New MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops are seen on display after a special announcement event at Apple Headquarters October 14, 2008 in Cupertino, California. Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced new versions of the MacBook Pro and MacBook laptop computers. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) apple generic, laptops

San Francisco Sues Social Network MeetMe, Claims Site Puts Minors At Risk

The city of San Francisco has sued a social networking website claiming it is enabling sexual predators to target minors.

02/03/2014

Netstop Internet cafe in San Francisco's Excelsior District. (CBS)

San Francisco Internet Cafe Accused Of Illegal Gambling To Shut Down

Owners of an Internet cafe in San Francisco’s Excelsior District reached a settlement on Thursday in a lawsuit filed by the city’s attorney that called for the end of allegedly illegal gambling and other criminal activity at the site.

01/30/2014

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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