San Francisco Corruption Scandal: City Reaches $1.7M Settlement With Permit Expediter Walter WongSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced the city has settled a civil lawsuit worth more than $1.7 million against Walter Wong -- a business executive who pleaded guilty last year to conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
Update: San Francisco City Attorney Herrera Asks Superior Court to Order Schools to ReopenCity Attorney Dennis Herrera on Monday asked San Francisco's Superior Court to order the city's school district to commence in-person instruction at all schools by the end of April.
SF, SCC Counties Win Final Victory In Challenge To Trump Administration's 'Public Charge' Rule; DOJ Drops AppealBay Area lawmakers did a final victory lap in the challenge to Trump administration's 'public charge' rule after the Department of Justice dropped its appeal and the Supreme Court dismissed the case.
COVID Reopening: San Francisco Seeks Emergency Order To Reopen Public SchoolsSan Francisco is seeking an emergency court order against the city's school district in order to compel the distict to reopen public schools.
SF City Attorney Challenge To PG&E's Bankruptcy Plan Questions New SurchargeSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced Friday his office has filed a legal protest against PG&E, accusing the utility of using a new ratepayer charge to raise $7.5 million in bankruptcy-related costs.
San Francisco Whistleblower $5 Million Verdict Upheld By Appeals CourtThe California Court of Appeal on Thursday upheld a unanimous jury verdict in a retaliation case involving San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera.
San Francisco Offers $2.5 Billion to Buy PG&E Electricity InfrastructureIn an effort to create a city-run electric utility in San Francisco, mayor London Breed and city attorney Dennis Herrera issued a statement Sunday outlining an offer to pay $2.5 billion to acquire Pacific Gas and Electric Co. power infrastructure serving the city.
SF City Attorney: Couple Rented Out Affordable Unit While Living In $2.8M HomeSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed a lawsuit against a couple, accusing them of illegally taking advantage of the city's affordable housing program.
Bernal Heights Homeowners Accused Of Running Illegal Hotel Settle With CityThe owners of a home in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood will pay $185,000 in civil penalties to settle a lawsuit brought on by City Attorney Dennis Herrera, who alleged the owners illegally converted their home into a hotel.
San Francisco Sues To Shut Down Notorious 'Silver Shack' Gambling DenCity Attorney Dennis Herrera filed a public nuisance lawsuit Monday, seeking to shutter a building in the Outer Mission District that has housed the notorious 'Silver Shack' gambling den.
San Francisco Sues California Over Ride-Hailing LicensesSan Francisco is suing California over a state law that allows Uber and Lyft drivers to have a single business license to drive anywhere in the state.
San Francisco Sues Uber for Driver InformationCity Attorney Dennis Herrera filed a petition Thursday in Superior Court seeking a court order for addresses and names of drivers who operate in the city.
San Francisco Landlord Fined $2.7 Million For Illegal EvictionsA San Francisco Superior Court judge on Tuesday ruled against a landlord accused of ongoing harassment of tenants and illegal evictions in a lawsuit filed by the city, issuing a sweeping order that voided all pending evictions, prohibits further contact with tenants and levies nearly $2.4 million in penalties.
San Francisco Seeks Court Order Against Short-Term Rental Site HomeAwaySan Francisco moved to force short-term rental site HomeAway.com to hand over information about hosts and transactions in San Francisco to city tax collectors.
Lawsuit Seeking To Reclaim Hetch Hetchy Valley From SFPUC DismissedRestore Hetch Hetchy executive director Spreck Rosekrans said his organization planned to appeal the ruling.