Nevada Agrees To Pay $400K Settlement After Allegations Of Dumping Psychiatric Patients In SFSan Francisco sued Nevada in 2013, over accounts of patients who were discharged from Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital in Las Vegas, given bus tickets to cities in California and directed to seek further care there.
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.
Alleged Gambling Operation Owners Refuse To Shut Down, Forcing San Francisco To File LawsuitSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed a lawsuit Thursday with the aim of shutting down an alleged illegal gambling operation in the city’s Bernal Heights neighborhood after the owners and operators have refused to shut it down.
Missing Official Suspected Of Embezzling From San Francisco Community Funds Bought $1.5 Million Coastal HomeThe man suspected of $1.3 million from the Association of Bay Area Governments, an agency providing planning and public monetary services for San Francisco, is reported to have lived a lavish lifestyle.
SF City Attorney To Appeal Court’s Ruling To End Ellis Act-Relocation PaymentsSan Francisco’s City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced on Wednesday that they would appeal a federal court’s ruling that quashes mandatory relocation payments for the city’s tenants evicted through California’s Ellis Act.
Native Americans Send List Of Demands To Giants After Filing Claim For Being Ejected From AT&T Park An attorney representing two Native Americans who were ejected from AT&T Park during a Giants’ game last June has sent a letter to the team with a list of demands after filing a claim seeking damages against the city.
MonkeyParking Temporarily Disables Parking App In San FranciscoMonkeyParking said in a blog post “we are currently reviewing our service to clarify our value proposition and avoid future misunderstandings.”
Former San Francisco City Attorney's Employee Claims She Was Fired For Investigating CorruptionSan 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.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones, May Impact San Francisco LawAfter 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.
San Francisco Clamps Down On Monkey Parking App That Allows Drivers To Auction Public Parking SpotsSan Francisco is putting the brakes on a mobile app that allows drivers to auction off their choice public parking spots to the highest bidder.