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California Challenges Concealed Weapons Ruling

California’s attorney general on Thursday appealed a federal court decision that overturned San Diego County’s concealed weapons restrictions.

02/27/2014

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Court: California Concealed Weapons Rules Violate 2nd Amendment

A divided federal appeals court has struck down California’s concealed weapons rules, saying they violate the Second Amendment right to bear arms.

02/13/2014

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Drakes Bay Oyster Co. To Appeal Federal Court Decision To Shut Its Doors

A popular oyster farm in the Point Reyes National Seashore is appealing a federal court decision that bolstered the government’s effort to close the facility.

09/04/2013

Inmates at Chino State Prison exercise in the yard December 10, 2010 in Chino, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Judges Order Brown To Release Thousands Of California Inmates

Gov. Jerry Brown said Thursday he will ask the courts to stay what he calls an “unprecedented order” to release nearly 10,000 prison inmates by year’s end.

06/20/2013

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Barry Bonds Seeks Dismissal Of Felony Conviction In SF Court

A lawyer for home-run leader Barry Bonds urged a federal appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday to overturn the former San Francisco Giants outfielder’s obstruction-of-justice conviction.

02/13/2013

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

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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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