Dennis Herrera

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera speak during a news conference held at San Francisco City Hall Monday, August 14, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF, California sue Trump administration for targeting sanctuary city funding

San Francisco has filed a new lawsuit against the Trump administration for…

 

Sheriff Vicki Hennessy  (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

State Attorney General declines to intervene in bail lawsuit against sheriff

California Attorney General Kamala Harris today said in a court filing that…

 

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera announces his decision not to defend the state bail schedule, deeming it unconstitutional during a press conference at City Hall in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, November 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF won’t defend ‘unconstitutional’ bail system in lawsuit

In a move that could have a ripple effect across the state’s…

 

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HomeAway.com on notice to share info with SF tax collector

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera this week moved to force short-term…

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City Attorney Dennis Herrera is demanding the "illegal" Verizon ad on the side of Four Embarcadero be removed. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

City attorney demands removal of Super Bowl Verizon ad signs at Four Embarcadero

The Verizon advertising signs installed as part of Super Bowl City on…

City Attorney Dennis Herrera is demanding the "illegal" Verizon ad on the side of Four Embarcadero be removed. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A $400,000 “patient dumping” settlement with Nevada was approved Tuesday by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.  (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

SF finalizes settlement in Nevada ‘patient dumping’ case

A $400,000 “patient dumping” settlement with Nevada approved Tuesday by the San…

A $400,000 “patient dumping” settlement with Nevada was approved Tuesday by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.  (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
A lawsuit filed by City Attorney Dennis Herrera claimed that Nevada was sending mentally ill patients to San Francisco, some of whom were treated at San Francisco General Hospital.  (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

SF reaches $400K settlement proposal in Nevada patient-dumping case

San Francisco’s more than two-year legal battle with Nevada over the state’s…

A lawsuit filed by City Attorney Dennis Herrera claimed that Nevada was sending mentally ill patients to San Francisco, some of whom were treated at San Francisco General Hospital.  (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
The City is expected to settle a $495,000 lawsuit with a woman who claimed to be wrongfully arrested by police who thought she was driving a stolen car. (MIKE KOOZMIN/S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTO)

City set to approve wrongful arrest suit settlement

About six years after San Francisco police officers placed a woman at…

The City is expected to settle a $495,000 lawsuit with a woman who claimed to be wrongfully arrested by police who thought she was driving a stolen car. (MIKE KOOZMIN/S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTO)

City attorney to appeal federal judge’s ruling against tenant relocation law

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Wednesday announced plans to appeal…

CCSF case will go to trial next month

A San Francisco Superior Court judge decided Friday that a lawsuit over…

Mike Koozmin/the S.F. ExaminerJoanne Hoeper

Claim alleging City Attorney scam rejected by independent public counsel

A claim by a former chief trial deputy in the San Francisco…

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Mike Koozmin/the S.F. ExaminerJoanne Hoeper

Lawyer claims she was fired for investigating alleged City Attorney scam

A former lawyer in City Attorney Dennis Herrera's office claims she was…

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San Francisco to app: Curb parking space auctions

San Francisco's new crackdown on a mobile app that allows people to…

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Juan Pardo/Special to The S.f. Examiner“This is a major legal victory that protects affordable housing at a time when San Francisco desperately needs it. The displacement of Western Addition tenants from more than 1

Hundreds of SF residents’ homes saved from condo conversion

A six-year court battle over the future of a huge apartment complex…

Juan Pardo/Special to The S.f. Examiner“This is a major legal victory that protects affordable housing at a time when San Francisco desperately needs it. The displacement of Western Addition tenants from more than 1
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Prosecutors join forces to eye Monster drinks

The San Francisco city attorney and New York state attorney general have…

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City Attorney Dennis Herrera has filed a pre-trial brief stating that a lawsuit challenging the validity of Prop. B has no merit.

Dennis Herrera: Work involving middle class and working families important in coming years

Dennis  Herrera took the oath of  office  for  a new term as…

City Attorney Dennis Herrera has filed a pre-trial brief stating that a lawsuit challenging the validity of Prop. B has no merit.

Dozens of care workers earn back $800K in unpaid wages

Dozens of San Francisco care home workers were presented with an $800,000…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerNet Stop Cafe is one of several spots in the Excelsior district that provides computers that customers can use to play “sweepstakes games” for prizes.

Dennis Herrera sues to shut down Excelsior 'gambling' den

An Excelsior district business that hosts "illegal gambling" that's led to a…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerNet Stop Cafe is one of several spots in the Excelsior district that provides computers that customers can use to play “sweepstakes games” for prizes.
S.F. Examiner file photoKaty Tang

Katy Tang wins District 4 seat in sole contested S.F. candidate race

Supervisor Katy Tang won the sole contested candidate race on Tuesday's ballot,…

S.F. Examiner file photoKaty Tang

S.F. Examiner endorsement for District 4 supervisor, assessor-recorder, city attorney, treasurer

Katy Tang for District 4 supervisor The Sunset district often is wrongly…