San Francisco Sues Drug Makers, Distributors Over Role In Opioid EpidemicSan Francisco's city attorney sued an array of prescription drug makers and distributors Tuesday, accusing them of fraudulent practices and creation of a public nuisance in contributing to the opioid epidemic.
Herrera Issues Subpoenas For Records On Uber, Lyft DriversSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera issued administrative subpoenas to Uber and Lyft Tuesday, commanding them to show whether they classify their drivers as employees or independent contractors.
Academy Of Art Agrees To $60M Settlement With San FranciscoThe Academy of Art University in San Francisco has agreed to a $60 million settlement aimed at bringing the school's many illegally converted buildings into compliance with local rules, officials said Monday.
SF City Attorney Calls State's Bail System 'Unconstitutional'SF City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Tuesday declared that the state's current bail system is unconstitutional and he won't defend it in a federal class-action lawsuit.
Herrera: Academy Of Art University 'Is An Egregious Land-Use Scofflaw'The city of San Francisco on Friday filed a civil suit against the Academy of Art University for running what city officials called a "real estate scheme for profit."
SF Braces For Possible Supreme Court Decision On Prop. 8 HearingThe Supreme Court is expected to announce on Monday whether it will consider Proposition 8's constitutionality, but they could also postpone the decision to a later date, or deny the appeal altogether.
San Francisco Tenderloin Market Accused of Selling Drugs to Shut DownA 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.