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Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Women File Lawsuit Against UC Regents Claiming Berkeley Failed Them In Sexual Assault Investigations

Three women who say they were sexually assaulted while at UC Berkeley are filing a lawsuit against UC regents. The women claim the University failed to adequately protect them and investigate their complaints in a timely manner.

06/29/2015

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Fairfield Neighborhood Relieved Judge Rules Sex Offender Cannot Reside Within Solano County

A Solano County Superior Court judge decided the fate of a convicted sex offender on Tuesday and that he won’t be able to reside in an upper middle-class Fairfield neighborhood.

04/07/2015

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Homeless Man Files Claim Alleging Sheriff’s Deputies Beat Him In Unprovoked Attack At San Francisco General Hospital

A homeless man filed a claim against the City of San Francisco Tuesday and wants three more sheriff’s deputies arrested for beating him up at SF General Hospital. The city is already charging one deputy in the alleged attack.

03/10/2015

Alix Tichelman appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Attorney For Prostitute Charged In Death Of Google Exec Aboard His Yacht Says Other Women Did Drugs With Him Before He Overdosed

An attorney for a Northern California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht says other women visited the man and may have done drugs with him before he died.

12/06/2014

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Google Threatened with $100 Million Lawsuit After Celebrity Nude Photo Leak

Google faces a potential lawsuit over hacked celebrity nude photos…

10/02/2014

Some of the Photoshopped images found on the website of Svitlana Sangary's law firm. (californiacivillawyer.com)

SoCal Attorney Faces State Bar Suspension For Photoshopped Celebrity Images, ‘Bizarre’ Defense Of Charges

A Los Angeles attorney is facing a suspension for posting doctored photos that appear to show her mingling with a number of high-profile celebrities and politicians, including President Obama, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Leonardo DiCaprio and Donald Trump.

09/19/2014

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San Francisco To Spend $100K On Attorneys For Immigrant Residents Facing Deportation

San Francisco officials are set to announce $100,000 in funding to help city residents facing deportation for living in the country illegally obtain an attorney.

08/27/2014

Still frame of YouTube video shows two Salinas police officer moments before fatally the man in the center who allegedly waved gardening shears. (Curtis McHenry/YouTube)

Family Members Of Men Shot And Killed By Salinas Police Ask For Federal Investigation

Family members of two men shot and killed by Salinas police are asking for a U.S. Justice Department investigation into the shootings, claiming a pattern of police brutality.

07/29/2014

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Former San Francisco City Attorney’s Employee Claims She Was Fired For Investigating Corruption

San Francisco unnecessarily paid millions of dollars in sewer replacement claims in an alleged scheme by the city attorney’s office that a staffer was fired for investigating, according to a claim by the terminated attorney.

07/03/2014

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Martins Beach Supporters Want Billionaire Owner To Pay Over $20 Million For Closing Public Access

Supporters of an effort to reopen Martins Beach near Half Moon Bay filed briefs in a court case against the property’s billionaire owner to get him to pay fines for closing public access to the beach.

07/01/2014

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