Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Lawyer For Alleged Gang Members Wants Injunction Against OPD

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.

CBS San Francisco–03/09/2011

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Judge Delays Oakland Injunction Against Reputed Norteño Gang Members

Oakland City Attorney John Russo’s bid to get an injunction against alleged members of the Norteños gang hit a speed bump Friday when a judge delayed making a ruling on a key procedural issue in the case until Feb. 3.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/07/2011

The Earl Warren Building and Courthouse at Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco. (AP file photo)

Lawsuit Seeks Halt To San Francisco Civic Center Sale

A lawsuit filed Tuesday sought to halt the sale of 11 California state office complexes, including the San Francisco Civic Center, alleging the process illegally bypassed the state Judicial Council and amounts to an improper gift of public funds.

CBS San Francisco–11/16/2010

gang crackdown

Activists Oppose Propose Injunction Against Oakland Gang Members

Community activists Thursday criticized Oakland City Attorney John Russo’s bid to seek an injunction against 41 alleged members of the Nortenos gang, saying that it would result in racial profiling of young Latino men.

CBS San Francisco–11/11/2010

Four male victims of the shooting outside Suede nightclub are brought into the ambulance, Feb 2010, (CBS)

San Francisco Officials Win Legal Battle With Nightclub Owners

San Francisco officials have won a legal fight to keep a troubled nightclub from re-opening at its Fisherman’s Wharf location.


An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Seeks Another Gang Injunction

Oakland city officials on Wednesday announced they are seeking an injunction against dozens of members of a street gang they said is terrorizing the community.


Club Suede shooting

Judge’s Ruling Closes Troubled San Francisco Nightclub

A San Francisco Superior Court judge Tuesday granted a preliminary injunction that temporarily closes a Fisherman’s Wharf-area club where a fatal shooting occurred earlier this year.

CBS San Francisco–09/28/2010


Concord Files Injunction Against Pot Dispensary

Concord officials are trying to shut down the city’s only medical marijuana dispensary.

CBS San Francisco–09/24/2010

Judge Bans Norteno Gang Activity from Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) _ A Solano County judge has permanently barred the Nortenos street gang from the city of Fairfield.