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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

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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

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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

San Francisco Central Subway

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

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)

Suspended SF Sheriff Mirkarimi Asks City To Pick Up His Legal Tab

Embattled San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi asked the City of San Francisco to pay for his legal bills as he faces an ethics commission hearing, but the city attorney is saying no thanks.

06/07/2012

Screen shot from a video that claims to show Eliana Lopez with a bruise allegedly from her husband, San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi. (San Francisco District Attorney)

Video At Center Of Mirkarimi Case Released By SF City Attorney

City Attorney Dennis Herrera’s office has released an emotional video showing the wife of embattled San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi discussing a confrontation between the couple on New Year’s Eve.

05/31/2012

Ross Mirkarimi

Mirkarimi Tentatively Denied In Bid To Overturn Suspension

A judge issued a tentative ruling Thursday denying a motion by suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi to overturn his suspension on official misconduct charges.

04/19/2012

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