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Diagram from lawsuit showing how Adobe, Apple, Google, Intel, Intuit, Lucasfilm and Pixar allegedly reached agreements on hires and compensation. (Lieff Cabraser Heimann and Bernstein)

60,000 Tech Workers To Average $4,000 In Settlement Of Silicon Valley Hiring Lawsuit

Nearly 60,000 high-tech workers are likely to receive an average of $4,000 apiece in a settlement of a class-action lawsuit alleging Apple and Google conspired in an illegal cartel of Silicon Valley employers that secretly refused to recruit each other’s engineers.

05/23/2014

Diagram from lawsuit showing how Adobe, Apple, Google, Intel, Intuit, Lucasfilm and Pixar allegedly reached agreements on hires and compensation. (Lieff Cabraser Heimann and Bernstein)

Google, Apple, Intel, Adobe Settle High-Tech Workers’ Lawsuit

Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe Systems have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging they conspired to prevent their engineers and other highly sought technology workers from getting better job offers from one another.

04/24/2014

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, in 2006. (CBS)

‘Shrimp Boy’ Pleads Not Guilty In SF’s Wide-Ranging Conspiracy Case

Two key defendants in the wide-ranging conspiracy case involving politics, cash and guns entered pleas in federal court Tuesday. Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow pleaded not guilty to all charges including money laundering.

04/15/2014

Alaysha Carradine

Judge Orders 4 Men To Stand Trial In Oakland Sleepover Murder Of 8-Year-Old Girl

A judge Wednesday ordered four men to stand trial on charges that they conspired to murder two other men in Oakland last September in a case connected to the fatal shooting of an 8-year-old girl.

04/09/2014

Political consultant and former San Francisco School Board president Keith Jackson. (CBS)

Attorney For Co-Defendant In Leland Yee Case Claims FBI ‘Trolling’ For Criminals

Former San Francisco school board president Keith Jackson made a court appearance Tuesday on charges related to suspended State Sen. Leland Yee that involve murder-for-hire.

04/01/2014

Courtroom

South SF Gang Member Gets 5 Life Terms For Array Of Crimes

A Norteño gang member has been sentenced in federal court in San Francisco to five life terms for an array of convictions, including the racketeering murders of three young men perceived as rival gang members in South San Francisco in 2010.

11/08/2013

(CBS)

Ex-Contra Costa Sheriff’s Deputy Found Guilty In ‘Dirty DUI’ Case

A federal jury on Tuesday afternoon found a former Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy guilty of conspiracy, wire fraud and extortion for aiding a former private investigator in arranging so-called “dirty DUI” arrests in Danville.

09/03/2013

leopard shark

Milpitas Man Pleads Guilty To Illegally Selling Leopard Shark Pups

A Milpitas man who ran a wholesale fish business pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday to charges related to illegally catching and selling undersized California leopard sharks from San Francisco Bay.

08/08/2013

(UC Santa Cruz)

UC Santa Cruz Security Guard Arrested For Planning Robbery

A University of California, Santa Cruz security guard was arrested on suspicion of planning a large-scale robbery and possessing a cache of illegal guns and ammunition, police said.

05/30/2013

(Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images)

REWIND: Boy Band Award Snubs

Why did the GRAMMYs snub One Direction this year? A quick look back shows they have never, ever, ever, ever (like never) liked boy bands.

12/18/2012

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