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S.F. City College Wins a Reprieve

January 2, 2014 | 6:02 pm

S.F. City College Wins a Reprieve

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Judge blocks closure; trial will determine if commission acted lawfully in revoking school’s accreditation.

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Judge Considers Arguments to Keep City College Open — or Not

December 30, 2013 | 6:17 pm

Judge Considers Arguments to Keep City College Open — or Not

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Ruling expected this week to block accrediting agency’s closure decision or reject lawsuits against it.

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S.F. City Attorney Accuses Former Member of Board of Supervisors of Illegal Lobbying

December 4, 2013 | 3:38 pm

S.F. City Attorney Accuses Former Member of Board of Supervisors of Illegal Lobbying

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Lawsuit says former Supe Michael Yaki violated law dozens of times while representing a client.

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San Francisco Returns the Favor, Sues Monster Energy Drink

May 6, 2013 | 11:43 am

San Francisco Returns the Favor, Sues Monster Energy Drink

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San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed suit against Monster Beverage Monday, on the heels of Monster filing suit against Herrera last week. The city’s suit calls Monster’s business practices around its energy drinks “unfair, deceptive, and unlawful” and asserts that Monster violates both California’s health and safety code and its business and professions code. […]

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Monster Suing San Francisco Over Energy Drinks

April 30, 2013 | 12:01 pm

Monster Suing San Francisco Over Energy Drinks

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NEW YORK (AP) — Monster Beverage is suing San Francisco’s city attorney over demands that the energy drink maker reduce the amount of caffeine in its drinks and change its marketing practices. The company, based in Corona (Riverside County), says it’s being unfairly singled out by City Attorney Dennis Herrera, who late last year had […]

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San Francisco Nudity Ban Upheld by Court; Read the Judge’s Decision

January 29, 2013 | 3:40 pm

San Francisco Nudity Ban Upheld by Court; Read the Judge’s Decision

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has cleared the way for San Francisco’s ban on most displays of public nudity to take effect on Feb. 1. U.S. District Court Judge Edward Chen ruled Tuesday that the city ordinance prohibiting adults from displaying their genitals does not violate the free speech rights of people who […]

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Mirkarimi Loses Bid to Remove City Attorney From Suspension Proceedings

April 19, 2012 | 11:17 am

Mirkarimi Loses Bid to Remove City Attorney From Suspension Proceedings

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(Bay City News) A judge today upheld his tentative ruling denying suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s bid to remove City Attorney Dennis Herrera from his suspension proceedings. In a brief hearing this morning in San Francisco Superior Court, Judge Harold Kahn denied the motion by Mirkarimi, 50, who was suspended last month by Mayor […]

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City Attorney Rebuts Mirkarimi on Disqualification Filing

April 16, 2012 | 4:11 pm

City Attorney Rebuts Mirkarimi on Disqualification Filing

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In a court filing, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera argued today that he is qualified to handle the official misconduct case against the city’s suspended sheriff, Ross Mirkarimi. (Read a pdf of the filing here.) In papers filed Monday, Herrera rebutted Mirkarimi’s April 13 contention that his office should be disqualified. Mirkarimi pled guilty […]

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July 15, 2011 | 10:23 am

Interview: SF City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Threat to Sue CPUC Over Lax Pipeline Regulation

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Yesterday San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced he had filed an “intent to sue” the CPUC and federal regulators for not enforcing federal pipeline safety standards. The notice of intent to sue Herrera delivered late today is a legally-required precursor to civil litigation by San Francisco, which will seek a federal court order to […]

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