Prosecutors Seek Eight Year Sentence for Leland Yee

Prosecutors Seek Eight Year Sentence for Leland Yee

Prosecutors urged a federal judge on Wednesday to send former state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, to prison for eight years for his political…

Jury to Begin Deliberating Monday in Police Corruption Trial

Jury to Begin Deliberating Monday in Police Corruption Trial

Prosecution and defense attorneys in the federal corruption trial of two San Francisco police officers rested their cases today, clearing the way for the jury…

City Attorney to Appeal Ruling That Overturned Tenant Relocation Assistance Law

City Attorney to Appeal Ruling That Overturned Tenant Relocation Assistance Law

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera said he will appeal a ruling by a federal judge on Tuesday that invalidates a city ordinance requiring landlords…

Federal Judge Strikes Down City Ordinance Requiring Steep Payouts to Ellis Act Evictees

Federal Judge Strikes Down City Ordinance Requiring Steep Payouts to Ellis Act Evictees

A federal judge today struck down a San Francisco ordinance that steeply increased payments landlords were required to pay tenants evicted from properties they intended…