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 [...]
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 [...]
The San Francisco Chronicle's August 23 editorial criticizing the lawsuit filed by City Attorney Dennis J. Herrera against the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior College (ACCJC) moves the Chronicle farther than ever into the realm of tabloid journalism. Show More Summary
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is accusing Nevada of patient dumping, shipping roughly 500 mentally ill patients to California. He is demanding that Nevada reimburse California cities and counties for the treatment of those patients. Show More Summary
The suit against the ACCJC Photo by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed a suit today to block City College of San Francisco’s accreditation agency from closing down the school. The accreditation agency, the Association...Show More Summary
It’s horribly inhumane and indefensible for Nevada to ship its mentally ill homeless to San Francisco, and City Attorney Dennis Herrera is right to go after that state with a lawsuit aimed at changing that policy and recovering the city’s...Show More Summary
City Attorney of San Francisco Dennis Herrera has issued a swift response to a request to the California Supreme Court from Prop 8 proponents that the Court immediately halt gay marriages: San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera will promptly oppose...
"This motion is a desperate obstruction tactic used in the vain hope of pursuing an unconstitutional agenda. The opponents of the freedom to marry have chosen to ignore the Supremacy Clause of the Constitution, a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, and the well-settled California marriage case of Lockyer v. Show More Summary
Most of the biggest offenders among those called out earlier this year by City Attorney Dennis Herrera for the misuse of funds collected for healthcare costs have reached settlements totaling over $800,000 ? all of which is getting paid out to current and former employees. [ more › ]
Restaurants invented this surcharge but often leave the impression that the city requires it or that they're being generous. City Attorney Dennis Herrera today announced another batch of settlements with restaurants that have been fraudulently...Show More Summary
San Francisco is the latest city to take issue with Monster. In a lawsuit filed against the company Monday, City Attorney Dennis Herrera said Monster Beverage is the "worst offender" of all the energy drinks that target children in their...Show More Summary
Today, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed a lawsuit challenging the "unfair, deceptive, and unlawful business practices" of Monster Energy Drink. [ more › ]
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is lashing back at Monster Beverage Corp. with his own lawsuit a week after being sued by the Corona energy drink maker.
San Francisco's city attorney wants Monster Beverage to cut down on both the caffeine in its energy drinks and the marketing of them, and the company is fighting back in federal court. Monster sued the office of Dennis Herrera this week, arguing that its drinks are no more harmful than...
Monster Beverage, the makers of the caffeine-laden energy drink that someone, somewhere, still buys, are suing San Francisco city attorney Dennis Herrera for hounding them in his bid to address safety issues around the product. [ more › ]
It appears that some things or some people don’t stay in Vegas. San Francisco’s City Attorney Dennis Herrera is investigating accounts of an illegally busing hundreds of psychiatric patients to California and other states with one-way bus tickets and no food or medication. This “patient dumping” involves the Rawson Neal Psychiatric Hospital in Las Vegas. [...]
In a move to encourage community involvement, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera has introduced a new mobile app that lets citizens report non-emergency code enforcements. Citizens can use the UP2CODE app, which is availableShow More Summary
A front page story in the March 19 New York Times (?Ban on Gay Marriage Led Lawyers to Shift Role?) confirms what many San Franciscans already knew: City Attorney Dennis Herrera and his staff are perhaps the nation?s leading legal organization for achieving progressive change. Show More Summary
The Post Office?s decision to stop delivering to individual mailboxes in San Francisco SRO?s ---which City Attorney Dennis Herrera challenged in a lawsuit that is now on appeal---is now causing additional problems for the city?s poor: an inability to qualify for lifeline phone service. Show More Summary
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera and his legal team today submitted written arguments to the US Supreme Court in the landmark same-sex marriage equality case it will consider this spring, with the hopes that their phrases and...Show More Summary