Trendy clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has agreed to make religious accommodations to its policy governing employees’ appearance as part of a settlement of discrimination lawsuits filed in California.
A 26,000-acre mountainous expanse of land in the Salinas Valley, popular with Bay Area nature lovers, has been redesignated as the country’s newest national park.
A massive raid targeting powerful Gilroy gang members resulted in 31 arrests in the South Bay Thursday morning, Gilroy police said.
A missing 13-year-old Hollister girl was found safe and sound Wednesday morning, and her father – suspected of kidnapping and sexually assaulting her – was arrested, according to authorities.
The San Benito County Sheriff’s Department issued an Amber Alert Tuesday for a 13-year-old girl.
An unusual lawsuit is pitting environmentalists against solar power advocates in San Benito County. It’s over a proposal for a 399 megawatt solar farm in Panoche Valley, a ranchland area in San Benito County.
A former stockroom worker for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is suing the clothing retailer in federal court, saying she was illegally fired after refusing to remove her Muslim headscarf.
An outage knocked out power to thousands of PG&E customers in Half Moon Bay and Hollister Saturday evening.