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A Lyft car drives along Powell Street on June 12, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco, Los Angeles DA’s Warn Ride Service Companies Uber, Lyft, Sidecar To Halt ‘Illegal’ Practices

The district attorneys are warning the ride service companies about possible legal action if they don’t change their “illegal practices.”

09/25/2014

A computer monitor displays the Guns For Sale Facebook page. (CBS)

Facebook, Instagram To Delete Posts Offering Illegal Gun Sales

Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.

03/05/2014

Emanuele Fabrizio

South Bay Soccer League Sued For Failing To Stop Abusive Coach

The parents of a 13-year-old girl who was sexually abused by her soccer coach claim the nation’s largest youth soccer organization was negligent in failing to require background checks of her abuser.

01/10/2013

(CBS)

Report Finds California Fails To Regulate In-Home Caregivers

A legislative report released Thursday suggests that California is putting its elderly population at risk of theft and abuse because the state does not regulate in-home caregivers.

04/21/2011

Mayor Gavin Newsom

Expanding Background Checks for City Employees

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom is looking to expand criminal background checks for potential city employees.

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