The African Diaspora Maritime Corp. claims in a lawsuit filed in New York in 2011 that the Golden Gate Yacht Club, the host of this year’s race, unfairly denied it a chance to compete to be the American defender in the race.
An oyster farm in the Point Reyes National Seashore won an order from a federal appeals court in San Francisco Monday allowing it to stay open for the time being during its longer-term battle against closure.
The fight over the government’s demand that the Drakes Bay Oyster Company close up shop at the Point Reyes National Seashore heads Tuesday to a final appeal to the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
More than a dozen district attorneys and the state attorney general said Contra Costa-based Golden Gate Petroleum Corporation violated a number of laws involving underground storage tank systems.
A judge issued a preliminary injunction Friday against five alleged Norteno gang members in Oakland’s Fruitvale district but delayed a ruling on 35 other reputed members.
A judge denied a bid Thursday for a preliminary injunction that would have blocked the formal unveiling of a memorial at an Oakland cemetery that commemorates the 918 victims of the mass suicide at Jonestown in Guyana in 1978.
A judge’s ruling could threaten the San Francisco Housing Authority’s future use of injunctions to keep people with criminal pasts away from public housing projects.
A judge said Wednesday he would decide quickly whether to grant an injunction blocking the dedication of a controversial memorial dedicated to those who died in the mass suicide at Jonestown in Guyana in 1978.
The legality and the effectiveness of gang injunctions are being tested in Oakland. Around 40 gang members have been named in a proposed injunction that covers the city’s Fruitvale district.
A lawyer for reputed Norteño gang members in Oakland’s Fruitvale District Wednesday turned the tables on city officials who are suing his clients by saying he wants an injunction against police officers who he alleges are harassing them.