City Attorney Dennis Herrera

(Richard Vogel/AP file photo)

Lyft agrees to let SF transit agencies review data

The San Francisco City Attorney's Office and Lyft Inc. have reached an…

 

Bayview landlord Judy Wu has agreed to pay $2 million to settle a city lawsuit alleging she illegally converted eight single-family homes into multi-unit buildings. (Courtesy SF Planning Department)

Bayview landlord to pay $2M to settle city lawsuit over ‘unsafe’ veteran housing

A landlord has agreed to pay San Francisco $2 million to settle…

 

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera has filed a lawsuit challenging a state law that allows Uber and Lyft drivers to avoid registering for business licenses in every city they drive in. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

SF sues state over Uber business license law

Update 02/09 9:26 a.m.: State Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) issued a statement…

 

A lawsuit challenging the notion that voters can weigh in on waterfront height limits will go to trial February 2017. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Trial date set for lawsuit over SF’s waterfront heights measure

A lawsuit challenging whether San Francisco voters can weigh in on height-limit…

A lawsuit challenging the notion that voters can weigh in on waterfront height limits will go to trial February 2017. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
From left, Mayor Ed Lee, Rose Pak, Academy of Art University President Elisa Stephens, City Attorney Dennis Herrera and Supervisor Aaron Peskin pose for a photo at San Francisco International Airport after welcoming Pak back into the country after a trip to China. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Rose Pak is back; Feinstein swipes at Airbnb (again)

Rose Pak is back and, boy, does she know how to make…

From left, Mayor Ed Lee, Rose Pak, Academy of Art University President Elisa Stephens, City Attorney Dennis Herrera and Supervisor Aaron Peskin pose for a photo at San Francisco International Airport after welcoming Pak back into the country after a trip to China. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera speaks to the media during a news conference announcing a lawsuit against Academy of Art University at his office in City Hall in San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, May 6, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF leaders paint Academy of Art as ‘land-use scofflaw’ in new lawsuit

San Francisco leaders railed the Academy of Art University on Friday for…

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera speaks to the media during a news conference announcing a lawsuit against Academy of Art University at his office in City Hall in San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, May 6, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
District Attorney George Gascon, City Attorney Dennis Herrera and FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson announced charges against retired Human Rights Commission employee Zula Jones, ex-HRC commissioner Nazly Mohajer and former political consultant Keith Jackson at a news conference on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (Bryan Carmody/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Former SF political operatives charged with felony bribery, money laundering

A retired city employee and a former city commissioner who are at…

District Attorney George Gascon, City Attorney Dennis Herrera and FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson announced charges against retired Human Rights Commission employee Zula Jones, ex-HRC commissioner Nazly Mohajer and former political consultant Keith Jackson at a news conference on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (Bryan Carmody/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A new report from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office’s Task Force on Accredication says the process that almost killed CCSF was riddled with problems. (2013 S.F. Examiner/Mike Koozmin)

CCSF was right all along about accreditors

Oh, what a difference three years can make. In that blink of…

A new report from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office’s Task Force on Accredication says the process that almost killed CCSF was riddled with problems. (2013 S.F. Examiner/Mike Koozmin)
Courtesy City Attorney's OfficeSan Francisco plans to charge Lyft for illegally stenciling these ads on sidewalks in The City.

Lyft facing penalties over illegal hopscotch advertisements

Lyft is known for pioneering car-hire service technology. Now it may also…

Courtesy City Attorney's OfficeSan Francisco plans to charge Lyft for illegally stenciling these ads on sidewalks in The City.
Gabrielle Lurie/special to the s.f. examinerACCJC President Barbara Beno testified for a second day regarding edits she made to a report that stripped CCSF of its accreditation. She said her edits were not intended to close CCSF.

Accreditation group president denies edits had intent to close CCSF

The president of the commission trying to revoke the accreditation of City…

Gabrielle Lurie/special to the s.f. examinerACCJC President Barbara Beno testified for a second day regarding edits she made to a report that stripped CCSF of its accreditation. She said her edits were not intended to close CCSF.

Settlement proposed for lobbying lawsuit against former supervisor

City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced Thursday a proposed $75,000 settlement with a…

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesA federal judge has dismissed the energy drink manufacturer's lawsuit against The City.

Federal judge dismisses Monster Beverage lawsuit against SF

A federal judge has tossed out a lawsuit filed by Monster Beverage…

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesA federal judge has dismissed the energy drink manufacturer's lawsuit against The City.
Beth LaBergeThe City College  Chinatown/North Beach Campus at 808 Kearney St on Nov. 7

SF, union file legal challenges to block removal of CCSF accreditation

As City College of San Francisco continues working to avert closure, the…

Beth LaBergeThe City College  Chinatown/North Beach Campus at 808 Kearney St on Nov. 7
Todd Williamson/ 2012 AP file photoMonster Beverage says City Attorney Dennis Herrera unfairly targeted the company last year.

Monster suing S.F. city attorney over energy drinks

Monster Beverage is suing San Francisco’s city attorney over demands that the…

Todd Williamson/ 2012 AP file photoMonster Beverage says City Attorney Dennis Herrera unfairly targeted the company last year.
Reuters File PhotoThe city of Long Beach is petitioning to overturn a decision by the Court of Appeal last October that found city’s law permitting dispensaries invalid and preempted by federal law.

City attorney wants to keep medical pot regulation local

City Attorney Dennis Herrera’s office asked the California Supreme Court Monday to…

Reuters File PhotoThe city of Long Beach is petitioning to overturn a decision by the Court of Appeal last October that found city’s law permitting dispensaries invalid and preempted by federal law.

Dufty calls fight for same-sex marriages ‘unstoppable movement’

City officials struck a similar chord Monday when reacting to the appeals…

Alioto-Pier files brief requesting denial of city attorney’s appeal

In the ongoing battle to keep her name on the ballot, Supervisor…

City attorney will appeal term-limit court decision

The city attorney plans to appeal a court decision allowing Supervisor Michela…

Herrera slams Alioto-Pier’s re-election legal argument

City Attorney Dennis Herrera said Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier’s legal argument that she…

Alioto-Pier files lawsuit against city in fight to run for re-election

The legal battle has begun between The City and District 2 Supervisor…