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Napa Vineyard Workers Fired For Demanding Seperate Women’s Bathroom Settle Lawsuit For $65K

Eight farmworkers and a Napa Valley vineyard owner, management company and labor contractor have settled a discrimination and retaliation lawsuit involving the lack of a separate bathroom for female workers at the Napa vineyard.

03/20/2015

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Your Favorite Wine Might Contain High Levels Of Deadly Arsenic, According To Lawsuit

There may be a reason to think twice before you sip – a lawsuit filed in California Thursday contends some top selling wines contain high levels of arsenic.

03/19/2015

Taxicab drivers in San Francisco have been voicing their frustration with rideshare services like Uber, Lyft and sidecar with these bumper stickers. (CBS)

19 Taxi Companies Sue Uber, Claiming False Advertising Hurting Their Businesses

Nineteen taxi companies sued Uber Technologies Inc. in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday, accusing the transportation network company of false advertising when it claims it has “the safest rides on the road.”

03/18/2015

A Jazz band performs at Cafe International. (Photo by Mauricio Balvanera; Flickr)

Singing ‘Happy Birthday’ Leads To Lawsuit Threat For Local Café

The classic “Happy Birthday To You” song has been around longer than anyone can remember, however, that doesn’t mean its free and clear for singers to perform in public spaces.

03/18/2015

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Sex Bias Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook By Same Firm Representing Woman Suing Kleiner-Perkins

A sex-bias suit against Facebook has been filed by the same firm representing Ellen Pao, who is suing Kleiner Perkins for discrimination.

03/18/2015

420 MD medical marijuana clinic. (CBS)

Bay Area Medical Marijuana Clinics Allegedly Run By Organized Criminal Enterprise Still Running

Seven suspects, including two doctors, have been charged so far. Despite the serious criminal allegations, we found the operation hasn’t slowed down.

03/17/2015

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Marin Woman Whose Ex-Boyfriend Bit Off Part Of Her Ear Sues His Parents Over Attack

A North Bay woman has filed an unusual lawsuit in Marin County Superior Court that includes a claim against the parents of an ex-boyfriend who bit off part of her ear when he was 19.

03/12/2015

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke perform onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict Likely To Alter Music Business

A jury’s verdict that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye’s music to create their hit song “Blurred Lines” won’t just be felt by the singer’s pocketbooks — it has the potential to change how musicians work and could open the door to new copyright claims.

03/11/2015

Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo. (County of Sonoma)

Former Neighbor Suing Sonoma County Supervisor For $2.5M Following Alleged Peeping Incident

A woman has filed a civil lawsuit against Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo claiming he intended to sexually assault her when he showed up at her house in his socks and underwear in 2013.

03/10/2015

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

SF Firefighter Files Harassment, Discrimination Claim Against Managers And Colleagues After Testing Positive For HIV

A San Francisco firefighter has filed a legal claim alleging that colleagues and managers harassed and discriminated against him after learning he had tested positive for HIV.

03/09/2015

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