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Dennis Herrera

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.


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.



San Francisco Tenderloin Market Accused of Selling Drugs to Shut Down

A corner grocery store in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood has reached a settlement with the City Attorney’s office that will force the store to shut down for one year and pay an $80,000 fine.


PG&E workers inspect a segment of gas pipeline.

San Francisco Sues Regulators Over Pipeline Safety

The lawsuit claims the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration failed to enforce guidelines for more than a decade prior to the San Bruno explosion


San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Top City Officials Linked To Software Firm Lawsuit Against SF

A software company’s lawsuit against the City of San Francisco appears to have tentacles reaching to some of the city’s top officials.


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Undercover Drug Operation Targets SF Tenderloin Markets

Two Tenderloin markets face one year shutdowns and heavy fines after a joint SFPD/ DEA investigation has found them to be safe havens for illegal drugs and merchandise.


Ed Lee

Early Results Show Lee Ahead In San Francisco Mayor’s Race

Interim Mayor Ed Lee held a wide lead Tuesday against a diverse slate of candidates, in a mayor’s race that could take days to settle.


San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Allegations Leveled Against SF Mayor’s Campaign

City Attorney Dennis Herrera and other mayoral candidates are calling on the district attorney to investigate new money laundering allegations against supporters of Mayor Ed Lee’s mayoral campaign.



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.



Judge Blocks Most Of San Francisco Cellphone Radiation Law

A federal judge on Thursday struck down most of a San Francisco ordinance that requires retailers to warn customers about cellphone radiation and its health effects.