Several property owners and two landlord associations sued the city of San Francisco in federal court Thursday to challenge a new city law that sharply increases relocation assistance payments required for tenants evicted under the state’s Ellis Act.
Johannes Mehserle, the former BART officer, broke down and cried on the witness stand while describing how he shot and killed Oscar Grant at a BART station platform more than five years ago.
A California jury awarded Apple $119.46 million, far less than it demanded, in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged copying of smart phone features, and the jury made the victory even smaller by finding that Apple illegally used one of Samsung’s patents.
A federal court in Silicon Valley has delayed closing arguments in the Apple vs. Samsung trial, but the case involving patent infringement claims is expected to end this week.
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.
Suspended State Senator Leland Yee, Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and a list of 27 other defendants in a government case were back in court on Friday. Federal prosecutors say more charges and defendants are expected to be added to the case.
Temporary Restraining Order Gives Girl Declared Brain-Dead At Oakland Hospital Another Week On Ventilator
The family of a 13-year-old girl declared brain-dead after suffering complications from surgery at Children’s Hospital Oakland has obtained an extension of the temporary restraining order requiring the hospital to keep her on a ventilator.
Court Grants Temporary Restraining Order To Family Of Brain-Dead Girl On Ventilator At Oakland Hospital
Family of 13-year-old girl declared brain-dead Children’s Hospital Oakland has obtained a temporary restraining order to keep her on life support.
Alameda County’s chief probation officer is expressing uncertainty over the release of state prison inmates ordered by federal courts.
President Obama renominated two candidates for federal judgeships in northern California who were previously nominated last year but never confirmed by the Senate.