The concessionaire at AT&T Park today filed a dynamic lawsuit against Local 2 Unite Here union for violations of national labor laws and for attempting to block charity groups and nonprofits from raising money at the ballpark. Centerplate said Local 2 is attempting to illegally force the San Francisco Giants into signing a "successor addendum" ... Read More >
California Business Leaders Laurence A. Colton, George P. McGrath Join Board SAN FRANCISCO--Two prominent California businessmen have been elected to the board of directors of Recology, the leading independent employee-owned recycling and disposal services company in the western United States. Insurance executive Larry A. Colton, CEO of G2 Insurance Services, and recycling executive George P. ... Read More >
Singer Associates Public Relations and Public Affairs is honored to be part of Chevron's communications team to shed light on the fraudulent case against the oil company in Ecuador. Here is a news story from the San Francisco Chronicle that details the latest twist in the case--one that proves Chevron's innocence: Another player in the ... Read More >
Gold Dust Lounge faces closure as its lease expires.
Recology celebrates the 25th year of its Christmas tree recycling or "Treecycling" program in San Francisco. Trees collected curbside are recycled and composted to help promote Recology's goal towards zero waste.
Chevron submitted evidence showing that plaintiffs' representatives--including Steven Donziger, Pablo Fajardo, Juan Pablo Saenz, Julio Prieto, and Luis Yanza--covertly worked with Judge Zambrano to draft the judgment. The letter states that the fraudulent conduct "is causing serious, ongoing harm to Chevron Corporation and to the Republic of Ecuador."
Archaeologists unearth pieces of San Francisco's history at the Transbay Terminal construction site. Artifacts offer a unique glimpse into life in the mid-to late 1800's.
In an arbitration Chevron initiated in 2009 under the U.S.-Ecuador Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT), a Tribunal in The Hague issued an order in February 2011 requiring Ecuador to take all measures at its disposal to prevent enforcement of the Lago Agrio judgment until further order of the Tribunal, including the Tribunal’s final award on the merits.
Chevron has filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York a motion for attachment, seeking to prevent the Lago Agrio plaintiffs, lawyers, and financiers from collecting and dissipating monies based upon the fraudulent judgment that they have obtained through collusion with a corrupt Ecuadorian court. This motion relates to Chevron’s fraud and RICO claims against those pursuing sham environmental claims against it.
Recology is picking up what will be the one millionth ton of compost at Scoma’s Fisherman’s Wharf Restaurant in San Francisco. The urban composting program has helped San Francisco divert 78 percent of its waste from landfill since the program’s inception in 1996.