Stories about Dennis Herrera

PG&E is in bankruptcy court — and public power may be the only way out

The state has allowed PG&E to socialize risk and privatize profit. That might not be an option any more.

Should SF allow a tobacco company to operate on Port property?

And should the city be allowing tech-office creep in what used to be an area where light industry could prosper?

Gascon will step down — but who will step up?

The district attorney was facing a political squeeze and in serious trouble. So now will the progressives find a candidate?

The Agenda: A new board prez, $275K for a police shooting …

... plus public-notice and supporting the Tenants Union. That's The Agenda for June 24 to July 1

Police Commission meets behind closed doors on Tasers

Why is a lawyer who used to work for the police union now representing the Police Commission on its negotiations with the police union?

Supes refuse to allow building owners to profit from evicting senior

The house where Iris Canada once lived will not become condos as board votes 10-1 to reject permit appeal

Campaign trail: Three donors give $15K to Breed superPAC

Two have ties to real-estate industry; one, oddly, used to support Leno and is now funding an attack on him

The Agenda: A new mayor (maybe?) and and end to fossil-fuel investments

Supes will at least discuss the idea of a caretaker mayor -- and the retirement board might (finally) say no to oil, gas, and coal. That's what's happening Jan. 22-19

D5 resident says Breed can’t run in June as “acting mayor”

A challenge to the ballot designation again raises the question of how one person can run both branches of government (and run for mayor as an incumbent)

The narrow loophole that lets Breed control both branches of government

She's the acting mayor, has all the powers of the mayor -- but didn't take the oath of office. That's why, according to the city attorney, she can do both jobs