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The Drakes Bay Oyster Company. (CBS)

Marin Oyster Farm Appeals Judge’s Ruling On Its Closure

The owners of a North Bay oyster farm that is scheduled to be removed from Point Reyes National Seashore are appealing a judge’s refusal to allow it to stay open while its lawsuit against the government proceeds.

02/06/2013

Nudists protest outside the Phillip Burton Federal Building & United States Courthouse in San Francisco, January 17, 2013. (CBS)

San Francisco Nudity Ban’s Future Unclear As Protesters Bare All

The fate of San Francisco’s ban on nudity remains unclear after a federal judge decided to take the matter under submission during a hearing Thursday.

01/17/2013

Judge Rules On Whether Gay Marriages Can Resume In California

No Action Again From Supreme Court On Prop 8

The U.S. Supreme Court is due to take another look on Friday at whether it should review the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.

12/03/2012

Christmas Day Parking Enforcement In San Francisco

ConsumerWatch: Persistence May Pay Off When Appealing Parking Tickets

Getting a parking ticket is a pain, but what if persistence helped you get out of it? Turns out, in some communities in the Bay Area, appealing a citation repeatedly makes all the difference.

11/11/2012

Same-sex marriage supporters outside the California Supreme Court building in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Court Likely To Decide On Possible Prop. 8 Hearing Next Month

The U.S. Supreme Court indicated Monday that it is likely to decide in late November whether to review the case of Proposition 8, California’s ban on same-sex marriage.

10/29/2012

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Former Security Guard Receives 32 Years To Life For Oakland Robbery, Shooting

A former private security guard who was convicted of attempted murder and other charges for shooting a man in the vicinity of Oakland’s Lake Merritt after trying to steal his cellphone won’t be going near the lake anytime soon.

08/24/2012

Convicted murderer Scott Peterson is escorted by two San Mateo County Sheriff deputies as he is walked from the jail to an awaiting van March 17, 2005 (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Scott Peterson Files Appeal Of Death Sentence From San Quentin

Scott Peterson on Thursday filed the automatic appeal of his 2004 death sentence to the California Supreme Court, maintaining as he always has that he had nothing to do with the murders of his wife Laci and unborn son Connor.

07/06/2012

Wanda Johnson, mother of Oscar Grant III, speaks to reporters in Oakland, May 11, 2012. (CBS)

Oscar Grant Family Outraged Over Mehserle Appeal Process

The mother and uncle of Oscar Grant III, an unarmed man who was killed by former Bay Area Rapid Transit police Officer Johannes Mehserle three years ago, expressed outrage Friday that they weren’t informed of Mehserle’s appellate hearing on Wednesday.

05/11/2012

Johannes Mehserle

Ex-BART Officer Mehserle Asks Appeals Court To Overturn Manslaughter Conviction

Lawyers for former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Johannes Mehserle asked a state appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday to overturn his involuntary manslaughter conviction in the killing of unarmed passenger Oscar Grant at an Oakland station in 2009.

05/09/2012

Former San Francisco Giants player and major league home run king Barry Bonds. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bonds Seeks Another Extension To File Appeal Of Conviction

Baseball home run king Barry Bonds has asked for a second extension to file written arguments in his appeal to overturn his obstruction of justice conviction.

04/16/2012

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