California Law Limits Talk Of Immigration Status In CourtGov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation aimed at protecting people living in the country illegally from having their immigration status disclosed in open court.
Alleged Santa Rosa Mother-Son Pimps Employed 150 Women Over 10 YearsA Santa Rosa man and his mother had operated an illegal brothel in the North Bay for 10 years, employing nearly 150 women and serving hundreds of clients.
Judicial Council Takes No Action Against Former Judge Alex KozinskiThe federal judicial council has dismissed a sexual harassment complaint against former California-based US Appeals Court Judge Alex Kozinski.
New California Law Aims To Make Building Housing Much EasierA new law could make it a lot easier to build housing in California.
California Could Allow People To Sell Meals Made In Their Home KitchenCalifornia could soon be the first state in the nation to allow people to sell meals that they prepare in their home kitchens.
Appeals Court Won't Reconsider Challenge To Berkeley Cellphone Warnings LawA federal appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday turned down an industry group's bid for reconsideration of the group's challenge to a Berkeley cellphone warning law.
Bay Area Lawmaker Proposes Ticketing Cell Phone-Using PedestriansYou see it everyday. Someone walking across a street, unaware of their surroundings, oncoming pedestrians or traffic because they are focused on their cell phone.
Anti-Vax Parents Using Medical Exemptions To Avoid VaccinesParents opposed to vaccines in California are managing to get around a tough, new law.
UC Berkeley Attorney Killed In Weekend Hit-And-RunUniversity of California at Berkeley officials have confirmed that campus counsel Christopher Patti was killed in a hit-and-run crash in west Sonoma County on Sunday morning.
Southern California Mass Killer Spared Death SentenceAn Orange County judge ruled Friday that a convicted mass killer will be spared the death penalty amid a long-running scandal over authorities' use of jailhouse informants.
Airdog Autonomous Drone Flies Through Gray Area Of LawA Bay Area tech company has developed an autonomous drone that can follow your every move, but in doing so, manufacturers may be exploiting a drone-law loop hole.
US Supreme Court Strikes Down Sex Offenders Social Media Ban The Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law Monday that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites.