Dennis Herrera

waiter, waitress, restaurant worker, dining

KCBS Cover Story: Healthy SF Law Creating Enforcement Battle Lines

Sour grapes are growing between San Francisco City Hall and restaurateurs over what critics say is a confusing and badly written law.

02/19/2013

(CBS)

San Francisco Set To Pay $450K To Strip-Searched Inmates

The City of San Francisco may soon pay $450,000 to more than a dozen male and female inmates who were strip searched in the county jail.

01/29/2013

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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

The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Proponents, SF City Attorney Prepare Supreme Court Arguments

Supporters of California’s ban on same-sex marriage have filed their first briefs with U.S. Supreme Court ahead of the hearing on Proposition 8 set for March.

01/23/2013

(CBS)

San Francisco Settles With Pizza Chain Over Health Care Complaint

San Francisco officials say a restaurant chain has agreed to spend $320,000 to settle a complaint alleging that it collected a surcharge from customers for the city’s health care law but did not use most of the money for its intended purpose.

01/14/2013

(CBS)

Payday Lenders Reach $4.3 Million Settlement With SF

San Francisco’s city attorney announced details of a $4.3 million settlement with some payday lenders including Check ‘n Go that allegedly spiked interest rates as high as 400 percent.

12/27/2012

A San Francisco Sheriff deputy rushes to cover a nude woman who stripped off her clothes during a San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting on December 4, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco City Attorney Wants Nudity Ban Lawsuit Dismissed

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Thursday filed a motion in federal court seeking to have a lawsuit against the city’s recently enacted nudity ban dismissed.

12/13/2012

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SF Central Subway Foes May Sue After Union Square Plans Approved

While city officials approved plans for a Union Square station on the Central Subway, opponents said they could file lawsuits to put the brakes on the project with the hope of derailing it entirely.

09/21/2012

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

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CPUC Warns San Francisco About Aging Pipelines

The California Public Utilities Commission is putting pressure on San Francisco to allow Pacific Gas & Electric Co. crews to replace miles of cast iron pipes that they said are aging and dangerous.

09/13/2012

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