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.
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.
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.
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.
San Francisco officials have won a legal fight to keep a troubled nightclub from re-opening at its Fisherman’s Wharf location.
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.
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.
Concord officials are trying to shut down the city’s only medical marijuana dispensary.
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) _ A Solano County judge has permanently barred the Nortenos street gang from the city of Fairfield.