Oakland-Based Tax Preparer Allegedly Bilked Low-Income Customers Out Of Their Earned Income Credit MoneyThe suit alleges Oakland-based Instant Tax lured low income customers with the promise of quick refunds or small "refund anticipation loans," but withheld large portions of their refunds.
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.
Waste Management Sues Oakland Over $1 Billion Trash ContractThe nation's largest trash hauler has filed a lawsuit claiming the city of Oakland illegally awarded a $1 billion contract to a local garbage company.
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.
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.
Landlords Sued For Evicting Tenants And Re-Renting San Francisco Properties To Tourists San Francisco's City Attorney Dennis Herrera has filed two lawsuits against landlords he believes illegally rented properties to tourists after evicting long-time tenants, two of which are disabled.
SF City Attorney: Asiana Plane Crash Victim Already Dead When Run OverA new report is challenging the conclusions about how a victim of the Asiana plane crash at San Francisco International Airport died.
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.
SF City Attorney Uses ‘Call Me Maybe’ Parody To Reach ClaimantsDennis Herrera's office is trying to reach out to any stragglers who might get some money back from a multi-million dollar settlement.
SF City Attorney Refutes Call For Removal From Mirkarimi CaseSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Monday filed a response to a motion by the attorneys of suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, who is seeking to have Herrera removed from the suspension proceedings.
Mirkarimi Seeks To Remove SF City Attorney From Suspension CaseThe 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.
SF City Attorney Fires Back At Mirkarimi’s Suspension AppealSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Monday strongly rebutted the arguments of suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, who is trying to overturn his suspension.
Santa Clara 49ers Stadium Plan Gets Another BoostThe City Attorney has ruled that the approved loan cannot be put before voters.
Appeals Court Upholds Oakland Gang InjunctionA state appeals court has upheld an Alameda County Superior Court judge’s injunction restricting the activities of 15 alleged members of the North Side Oakland gang within a section of the northern part of the city.