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Graffito Justice: A new guerrilla marketing campaign from...

A new guerrilla marketing campaign from Lyft has brought a half-dozen car-shaped hopscotch diagrams to sidewalks around San Francisco, and city attorney Dennis Herrera has taken notice. The unpermitted, unpaid-for spray-chalked ads had to be removed by the Department of...

ACCJC dismissal rebuffed, City College goes to trial for its life in 18 days

City Attorney Dennis Herrera speaks with his legal team during a break at SF Superior Court on Dec. 26, 2013. GUARDIAN PHOTO BY SARA BLOOMBERG The courtroom saga between City College of San Francisco and its accreditors reached a new...Show More Summary

Dennis Herrera Throws Down: “Vows Aggressive Defense of the Prop B Waterfront Development Voting Measure”

TweetAll right, it’s on, the defense of Prop B (2014) is on: “San Francisco’s participatory waterfront land use decision-making has included voters, elected leaders and appointed commissioners for decades, City Attorney argues SAN FRANCISCO (July 15, 2014) — The California State Lands Commission today sued San Francisco to invalidate Proposition B, an initiative measure passed [...]

MonkeyParking has given up fighting San Francisco.

9 months agoTechnology : Valleywag

MonkeyParking has given up fighting San Francisco. After City Attorney Dennis Herrera deemed the parking spot auctioning startup illegal , MonkeyParking initially refused o shut down. Now they're suspending service to "avoid any future misunderstandings." Read more...

Company Vows To Fight San Francisco Over App That Auctions Off Public Parking Spots

Last week, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera sent a cease-and-desist letter to mobile app company MonkeyParking, telling to quit allowing users to auction off their public park spots. But now the company’s CEO is all, “Bring it, because we’re not quitting without a fight,” if I might paraphrase his response. He’s pledged to fight Herrera, who said the … [More]

MonkeyParking continues monkey business

9 months agoHumor : Boing Boing

MonkeyParking is an iPhone app which allows users to auction their parking spaces. On Monday, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera sent a cease-and-desist letter to MonkeyParking, threatening the startup with a lawsuit unless it shuts down operations in San Francisco by July 11. Read the rest

MonkeyParking chief vows to fight San Francisco with every banana in its arsenal

Monkey Parking app developer Paolo Dobrowolny has vowed to vigorously defend himself against San Francisco city Attorney Dennis Herrera who slammed the app as illegal and threatened to sue

SF city attorney demands shutdown of parking-space-auctioning app

9 months agoHumor : Boing Boing

Monkeyparking, the app that lets assholes auction off their parking spots, has been sent a cease-and-desist letter by San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera, who says the practice of selling your public parking spot is illegal. Monkeyparking's competition are expected to receive the same treatment soon. Read the rest

Disruptors, to arms: San Francisco stops startups selling public parking spaces

9 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

The cult of disruption is going to be pissssssed. San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera has warned MonkeyParking, a service that allows consumers to auction off their public parking space, that it will be subject to legal action if it doesn’t suspend operations by July 11. As he wrote in a letter sent to the company and to Apple’s general...

Dennis Herrera Throws Down: Tells “Monkey Parking” to Drop Mobile App for Auctioning City Parking Spots

TweetSort of saw this one coming… All the deets “Herrera tells Monkey Parking to drop mobile app for auctioning city parking spots Motorists face $300 fines for each violation under existing law, City Attorney says — and three startups could be liable for penalties of up to $2,500 for each transaction SAN FRANCISCO (June 23, [...]

CA: S.F. City Attorney Files Legal Charges to Halt Muni Sickout

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed legal charges Wednesday to halt a three-day sickout of Muni operators as the transit agency limped through another day of reduced service.

Blame SF Health Department for Subsidizing Slum Housing

The question behind City Attorney Dennis Herrera?s lawsuit against a family paid with city funds to operate unhealthy and unsafe SRO?s is why the San Francisco Health Department (DPH) tolerated these conditions. DPH was fully informed...Show More Summary

SF Doubles Down Against Graffiti

Supervisor London Breed introduced legislation yesterday to address the growing problem of graffiti in San Francisco?s streets. In front of a MUNI bus covered with graffiti, Supervisor Breed, along with City Attorney Dennis Herrera,Show More Summary

City Attorney Dennis Herrera Throws Down: Says “MeetMe.Com” Enables Sexual Predators and Child Stalkers

TweetAll the deets: “ enables sexual predators and child stalkers, San Francisco’s lawsuit contendsSocial network’s unlawful publication of minors’ profiles, photos and geolocation data has been used to victimize children as young as 13 years of age — and younger SAN FRANCISCO (Feb. 3, 2014) — San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera today filed suit [...]

"I Sing the Praises of Dennis Herrera"

SF Attorney Wins Injunction Against ACCJC and Praise from Nancy Pelosi Two weeks ago City Attorney Dennis Herrera's team won a preliminary injunction in Superior Court preventing the dis-accreditation of City College San Francisco until the court case against ACCJC is settled.

City College saved, for now (update)

City Attorney Dennis Herrera addresses the new ruling on City College. Photo by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez Update: This post has been updated with new information, after a 5:30 press conference held by City Attorney Dennis Herrera. City...Show More Summary

No decision yet following charged hearing to stall City College closure

SF City Attorney Dennis Herrera speaks with his legal team during a break at SF Superior Court on Dec. 26, 2013. All photos by Sara Bloomberg At a Dec. 26 hearing in San Francisco Superior Court, the City Attorney’s office argued that...Show More Summary

Oh, It’s On! A Boxing Day Courthouse Showdown Betwixt CCSF and the ACCJC – Thursday, Thursday, Thursday!

TweetComes now San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera, in the baby blue trunks… …taking on the nameless, faceless Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, in the dark blue trunks. I don’t think there’s any argument against the contention that City College of San Francisco has screwed up BIG TIME, and I think we all can [...]

EXXTREME!!! Monster Energy Drink’s Lawsuit Against City Attorney Dennis Herrera Recycled by Fed Judge

TweetMonster pwnage: “Monster Energy’s suit against San Francisco City Attorney is thrown out of federal court With Monster v. Herrera, nation’s largest energy drink maker sought to block California case over marketing of harmful caffeinated products to children, youth RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Dec. 16, 2013) — A U.S. District Court late this morning dismissed a federal lawsuit [...]

City Attorney Dennis Herrera Sues Former Supervisor Michael Yaki for More Than 70 Violations of City’s Lobbyist Ordinance

Tweet “Herrera sues former Supervisor Yaki for more than 70 violations of City’s lobbyist ordinance Lobbying for Rescue Air Systems, Inc. in the legislative process involving Fire Code revisions, Yaki ‘brazenly flouted a law with which he had no excuse to be unfamiliar’ SAN FRANCISCO (Dec. 4, 2013) — City Attorney Dennis Herrera today filed [...]

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