US Judge Scraps Oakland Ban On Coal ShipmentsA federal judge in California on Tuesday struck down the city of Oakland's ban on coal shipments through its port, siding with a developer who wants to use a proposed marine terminal to transport coal from Utah to Asia.
Muslim Group Seeks Action From SJPD Chief Over Alleged Bias A Muslim civil rights organization has sent San Jose police Chief Eddie Garcia a letter with demands after a Lebanese-American police officer alleged blatant racism within the department last week.
Goodwill To Pay $850K To Settle Sexual Harassment LawsuitGoodwill Industries of the East Bay Area and an affiliate agreed to pay $850K to eight current and former employees to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit.
Muslim SJPD Officer Sues Department Over HarassmentOfficer Nabil Haidar filed the suit alleging harassment and discrimination based on race, national origin and religion, saying he experienced those after the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.
San Jose Sharks File Suit To Stop BART Extension ConstructionOnly a week after transportation officials approved plans for the BART extension into downtown San Jose, the project is already facing a hurdle after the San Jose Sharks filed a suit that could halt construction.
$27B Lawsuit Filed Against Firm Accused Of Faking SF Shipyard Cleanup DataAn attorney representing residents in San Francisco's Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood filed a class action lawsuit against a firm contracted by the U.S. Navy to rid the area's former naval shipyard of radiation.
2 Oakland City Council Members Support Potential Raiders LawsuitTwo Oakland City Council members said Monday that they want their colleagues to support them in filing a lawsuit against the Raiders and the National Football League over the football team's plan to move to Las Vegas.
Regulators Say LendingClub Failed To Properly Disclose FeesA federal lawsuit was filed against LendingClub in California.
San Francisco Officials Consider Suing Over Scooter ClutterThe increasing popularity of electric rental scooters popping up on sidewalks all over San Francisco has city officials mulling legal action against the scooter start-ups.
3 Facebook Messenger App Users File Lawsuit Over PrivacyThree Facebook Messenger app users have filed a lawsuit claiming the social network violated their privacy by collecting logs of their phone calls and text messages.
Asylum Seekers Held At Contra Costa Jail For Months Seek Bond HearingEsteban Aleman Gonzalez and Jose Gutierrez Sanchez have been in custody at the Contra Costa West County Detention Facility in Richmond since the fall of 2017.
Winner Take All? Not If Electoral College Critics Win CasesIt's a winner-take-all system used by 48 states that critics hope to have ultimately ruled unconstitutional.