A federal judge ruled on Thursday against a National Park Service ranger who used a stun gun on a man for being uncooperative about his off-leash dog in an unincorporated San Mateo Park.
Sighting need for to provide transparency to customers and the desire to express their free speech rights, Twitter is suing the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the right to disclose the exact number of court orders and security requests they get from the federal government.
A mother of a special-needs boy has filed a federal lawsuit against his former school in Antioch accusing school staff of inappropriately restraining him on multiple occasions and giving him a bloody nose, bruises and causing him to wet his pants.
The city of Santa Rosa won’t have to worry about people running across railroad tracks near the Coddingtown Mall area. Regional transportation planners are giving the city an $8.2 million grant to build a bicycle-pedestrian bridge.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says it will resume oil and gas leasing for fracking on federal land in California next year.
The bomb squad blew up an apparent explosive device outside the San Francisco Federal Building Monday night.
A three judge panel was set to hear arguments in the case Tuesday. At issue is whether the A’s should be allowed to relocate to a new ballpark in downtown San Jose despite opposition from league officials because the San Francisco Giants hold a territorial claim on Santa Clara County. League commissioner Bud Selig, who assigned a special committee to study the issue in March of 2009, has yet to issue a decision.
The purchase of new BART cars, planning for new Muni Metro light rail vehicles and Caltrain electrification could be held up if Congress doesn’t reauthorize federal transportation funding by next week.
The troubled for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the Education Department reached an agreement late Thursday that has 85 of the company’s 100-plus campuses going up for sale, and 12 others closing.
Gov. Jerry Brown scored a big win for the $68 billion high-speed rail project this week by persuading fellow Democrats to dedicate a steady future funding source for it in the state budget.