Fox Renewed O'Reilly Contract After Host Paid $32 Million in Settlement of Harassment CaseThe New York Times reports that Fox renewed Bill O'Reilly's contract after he reached a $32 million settlement with a news analyst who planned to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against him,
Senators Seek More Transparency In Online Political AdsThe bill would require social media companies to keep public files of election ads and meet the same disclaimer requirements as political broadcast and print advertising.
LA, NY And London Police Investigate Alleged Sex Assaults By WeinsteinLos Angeles police say they are investigating a possible sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein -- the first involving the producer in the city.
Fire Losses From Recent California Wildfires Top $1 BillionCalifornia's insurance commissioner says preliminary estimates of losses from the state's recent siege of wildfires exceed $1 billion and that the figure is expected to rise.
5 Bay Area Cities Submit Joint Proposal For New Amazon HeadquartersThe cities of San Francisco, Oakland, Fremont, Concord and Richmond submitted a proposal Thursday to bring online retail giant Amazon’s second corporate headquarters to the Bay Area.
Survey Finds Lower-Income Kids Spend More Time On DevicesChildren in lower-income families spend more time watching TV and using electronic devices than kids in more affluent homes, according to a survey released Thursday.
Wildfire Victims Sue PG&E While Officials Continue To Investigate CauseThe first lawsuit in the wine country wildfires was filed by a Santa Rosa couple who blames PG&E for the fire that turned their home to ash.
PG&E Sued Over Landslide That Destroyed San Francisco Home“PG&E’s shoddy work caused this problem, but the company is trying to shirk its responsibility,” City Attorney Dennis Herrera said.
Ford Recalling 1.3 Million Pickups Over Door Issue Ford is recalling about 1.3 million 2015-17 F-150 and 2017 Super Duty vehicles in North America because of potential door problems.
State Senator: Break Up PG&E If Their Negligence Caused WildfiresState Senator Jerry Hill says if it is determined negligence from PG&E caused the wine country fires, then he will move to break up the company.
San Francisco Supervisor Seeks Permit Program For Delivery RobotsSimilarly to the permits now issued for self-driving cars, it will require that the robots be accompanied by a human who can take control quickly.
Twitter Vows New Crackdown On Hateful, Abusive Tweets Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was “still” not doing enough to protect its users.