European Regulators Hit Google With Record FineEuropean authorities came down hard on Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own businesses, fining the tech giant a record $2.72 billion and raising the prospect of more.
VW Pleads Guilty In Emissions Scandal; 6 Employees IndictedSix high-level Volkswagen employees have been indicted by a grand jury in the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal, as the company admitted wrongdoing and agreed to pay a record $4.3 billion penalty.
CoCo County District Attorney To Pay $45K Fine For Misusing Campaign FundsContra Costa County’s top law enforcement official is facing penalties after illegally using campaign contributions for his own personal use, including travel, hotels, restaurants and movie tickets over a five-year period.
PetSmart Fined $4.24M After Defective Fishbowls Cause Serious InjuriesPetSmart will pay a $4.25 million civil fine for not quickly reporting defective fish bowls that caused serious injuries at least a dozen times.
Woman Fined $5,000 For Jumping Off Tour Boat Into San Francisco BayA woman will have to pay a $5,000 fine after jumping from a tour boat into San Francisco Bay earlier this month, U.S. Coast Guard officials said Friday.
BART Enacts Fines Of Up To $500 For Seat HogsPeople who put their feet up on BART trains or set their bag next to them could face some stiff penalties soon if they don't make room when asked.
BART To Consider Up To $500 In Fines For Seat HogsTo help as many people get a seat as possible on increasingly crowded BART trains, on Thursday BART's Board of Directors will consider fining passengers who take up more than one seat.
California Proposes Historic $1.5M Fine Aimed At Farms For Taking WaterThe California water board has proposed the first-of-its-kind, $1.5 million fine for water-taking during the drought.
CPUC Imposes Record $1.6 Billion Fine On PG&E For San Bruno Pipeline ExplosionThe California Public Utilities Commission has approved to penalize Pacific Gas & Electric Co. a record $1.6 billion for the deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno.
Alameda County Bans Skateboarding On County Property; Violators To Face CitationsThe county of Alameda voted Tuesday to ban skateboarding on all county property, allowing for violators to be cited.
Number Of Red Light Camera Tickets Issued At Millbrae Intersection Jumps From 40 Per Month To 600There’s nothing like a red light camera ticket that makes drivers angry.
49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Breaks Rules Again, Wears 'Beats' Headphones After Win Over RamsAfter a win over the St. Louis Rams, 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick flouted new NFL rules again by wearing his set of pink ‘Beats’ headphones in a press conference.