Marjorie Knoller Appeals 2nd Degree Murder Conviction For 2001 Dog MaulingThe case of a San Francisco woman convicted of second-degree murder in the fatal dog-mauling of a neighbor 14 years ago resurfaced before a federal appeals court Monday.
Supreme Court Rejects NRA Efforts To Loosen San Francisco Gun Control LawsAn appeal of two of San Francisco's gun laws led by the National Rifle Association was rejected by the Supreme Court.
San Jose Loses Challenge To MLB Antitrust Exemption Which Blocks Move By Oakland A'sThe city of San Jose has lost its antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball on Thursday.
California Supreme Court Won't Hear Bullet Train Appeal Case; Project To Move ForwardThe California Supreme Court has decided not to consider the appeal of a case brought by opponents of the state's bullet train project, clearing the way for planning to proceed.
Court Won't Reconsider Morgan Hill School's US Flag Shirt Ban During Cinco De MayoA federal appeals court won't reconsider a ruling that upholds a Morgan Hill high school's decision to order students to turn American flag T-shirts inside out.
Kaiser Drops Appeal— Will Pay $4 Million Fine Over Mental Health CoverageKaiser Permanente says it will pay a $4 million fine levied by the state of California for serious violations in how it delivers mental health care after a year-long legal challenge.
Gay Marriage Could Become Legal In Idaho, Nevada, Hawaii As 9th Circuit Court Hears AppealsA federal court hearing over gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii began Monday with a lawyer defending the state of Idaho’s ban facing tough questions from a judge on the panel.
PG&E Appeals $1.4 Billion Penalty In San Bruno Gas Pipeline ExplosionPacific Gas & Electric Co. plans to appeal a $1.4 billion penalty recommended by California regulatory judges for a gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco suburb that killed eight people, the utility said in a filing Wednesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
CA Attorney General Kamala Harris To Appeal Ruling That Declared Death Penalty UnconstitutionalHarris calls the decision a "flawed ruling" and said she will ask the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn the decision by U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney.
Santa Rosa Man Reconvicted On Rape Charges In Kidnapping Case After AppealA Sonoma County jury deliberated four hours Monday before reconvicting a Santa Rosa man of rape in concert with a kidnapping allegation in 2006 and 2009, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch said.
Appellate Court Overturns Bond Ruling, Moving California’s High-Speed Rail Forward A state appellate court has handed a big win to California's high-speed rail project, overturning two lower court rulings that stalled funding for the $68 billion train.
Graduating Oakland Student Leaves Legacy Of Landmark Tenure RulingJust two days before he leaves the public school system, Oakland's Brandon DeBose Jr. is celebrating not just his graduation, but a landmark victory against teacher tenure protections in California.