A lawsuit may soon be filed challenging Santa Clara’s all white City Council. In response, the city is forming a committee to see if changes need to be made to its city charter.
Oakland civil rights attorney Pamela Price said Thursday that the New Haven Unified School District in Union City has agreed to pay $725,000 to settle a lawsuit.
In something of a legal shot over the bow, an attorney who specializes in civil rights has put Santa Clara on notice that he believes the City Council is violating state law.
A federal judge has given the Oakland Police Department until June to come up with a plan for carrying out reforms ordered back in 2003.
An Alameda County judge is scheduled to continue hearing evidence Wednesday afternoon over whether Oakland can impose a curfew and other restrictions on dozens of suspected gang members.
President Barack Obama has named a veteran gay rights activist and California State University trustee to a seat on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
A civil rights icon from the East Bay who fought against Japanese internment during World War II will receive a rare honor this Sunday in Berkeley.
The Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco is honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend.
A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit challenging California’s voter-approved ban on affirmative action in public university admissions.
A group of minority business owners demanded Wednesday that the federal government withhold more than $3 billion in funding for California’s bullet train project while they investigate claims of unfair contracting practices by high-speed rail officials.