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The campus of San Jose State University (SJSU)

San Jose State Task Force Issues Recommendations Over Alleged Hate Crimes In Dorm

A committee formed at San Jose State University after a black student said his white roommates racially harassed and tortured him has issued a set of recommendations to the school on how it can improve safety and diversity on campus.

17 hours ago

The Pandora splash image is seen on an iPhone. (CBS)

Record Labels Sue Oakland-Based Pandora For Playing Oldies Like “Hey Jude”

Major record labels are suing Internet radio giant Pandora for copyright infringement for using songs recorded before 1972 without paying license fees.

04/17/2014

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Lemon Law King’ Files Suit Against Tesla

Wisconsin’s self-proclaimed “lemon law king” filed a lawsuit Monday against direct-order car maker Tesla Motors, accusing the company of refusing to give a Franklin doctor a refund on a defective electric sedan that cost nearly $100,000.

04/08/2014

An employee shows an Apple's iPhone 4s (L) and a Samsung's Galaxy S3 (R) at a mobile phone shop in Seoul on August 27, 2012. Shares in Samsung Electronics opened 6.75 percent lower on August 27, 2012 after a US court fined the South Korean firm 1.05 billion USD for breaching Apple's patents. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/GettyImages)

Apple, Samsung Renew Patent Dispute With Latest Court Battle

The world’s two leading smartphone makers were back in federal court on Monday, accusing each other of stealing ideas and features.

03/31/2014

An artist's rendering of the proposed San Jose ballpark for the Athletics. (360 Architecture)

KCBS In Depth: Clock Ticking On San Jose Lawsuit Against MLB, Giants Over Oakland A’s Move

The start of the 2014 Major League Baseball season marks five years since the league began looking into the possibility of allowing the Oakland A’s to relocate to San Jose.

03/31/2014

The campus of San Jose State University (SJSU)

SJSU Student Files $5M Claim Over Alleged Hate Crimes By Dorm Mates

An African-American San Jose State University student who said he was the victim of hate crimes by his dorm mates has filed a $5 million claim against the university and other parties.

03/21/2014

Raiderettes dance during a game between the Oakland Raiders and the Philadelphia Eagles on November 3, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Eagles won 49-20. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Oakland Raiderette Cheerleader Wage Lawsuit Proceeds Despite Unfavorable Federal Ruling

A federal investigation into how the Oakland Raiders cheerleading squad gets paid found no violations of federal minimum wage laws, a ruling that does not shield the team from a lawsuit over Raiderette pay filed in state court.

03/20/2014

Protesters inside a McDonald's restaurant on 25th Ave. in Oakland, March 18, 2014. (CBS)

Oakland Protesters Accuse McDonald’s Of Systematically Stealing Workers’ Pay

Police ordered a group protesters at an Oakland McDonald’s restaurant to leave the premises on Tuesday when they claimed the company was withholding their overtime pay.

03/18/2014

Toys from GoldieBlox, and Oakland-based company. (CBS)

Oakland’s GoldieBlox Settles Lawsuit With The Beastie Boys Over ‘Girls’ Parody Commerical

An East Bay toy company settled its federal lawsuit on Monday against the Beastie Boys over its parody of the song “Girls” that appeared in a promotional video that went viral.

03/18/2014

A sign stands outside of a McDonald's restaurant February 9, 2009 in San Francisco, California. Fast food chain restaurant McDonald's reported a 7.1 percent increase in same store sales for January as people look towards cheaper food alternatives in the weakening economy. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland, Fremont McDonald’s Workers Allege Wage Theft In Class Action Lawsuits

McDonald’s workers from the Bay Area, Los Angeles and in two other states filed lawsuits against the fast-food chain this week, saying the company engages in a variety of illegal practices to avoid paying them what they’re owed.

03/13/2014

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