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Thursday, August 13, 2009

City Attorney Dennis Herrera Announces Mystery Press Conference Regarding Settlement With ... He's Not Telling!

Posted By on Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 6:30 AM

click to enlarge Roll up, it's ... Dennis Herrera?
  • Roll up, it's ... Dennis Herrera?
In a bizarre turn of events, the City Attorney's office yesterday sent out a news release devoid of news.

At 10:30 a.m. today, City Attorney Dennis Herrera has something to say -- but he isn't giving any hints as to what it is. A settlement in a "prominent and longstanding case" will be announced, but "under terms of the agreement, the parties are prohibited from discussing

or disclosing it in advance of Thursday morning's scheduled announcement."

What is this, civic governance or 20 questions?

A little bird told us that this was "important" and there was a "monetary element" to it. So, even though we ought not to enable this kind of secretive behavior, we said we'd attend the presser today.

When we know what the hell is going on, we'll let you know.

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Joe Eskenazi

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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