Book Club Booted From Napa Valley Wine Train File $11 Million Discrimination LawsuitEleven book club members who created a storm of attention when they were kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train in August are suing the company, seeking $11 million in damages for racial discrimination, libel and breach of contract.
Food Stamp Applicants Sue Alameda County Over Alleged Delay In Processing ApplicationsThree food stamp applicants sued Alameda County in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday, alleging the county is breaking the law and harming people in need by delaying determination of eligibility for the aid program.
Oakland Sues Wells Fargo Over Alleged Predatory Lending For MinoritiesThe city of Oakland sued Wells Fargo Tuesday alleging the bank preyed on minority clients in mortgage lending, offering worse terms than white clients with the same economic standing.
Ellen Pao Dropping Appeal In Silicon Valley Bias SuitThe woman who lost her high-profile gender discrimination lawsuit against a Silicon Valley venture capital firm said Thursday that she is dropping her appeal and ending the case that became a flashpoint on inequality in the tech industry.
Health Watchdog Group Finds Cancer-Causing Chemicals E-CigarettesSmoking e-cigarettes or "vaping" is hazardous to your health according to a Bay Area health watchdog group.
Lawsuit Filed By California Drivers Against Uber Gets Class-Action StatusA federal judge has granted class-action status to a case in California against Uber over payment of drivers.
Lawsuit Says Chipotle Falsely Claims To Be GMO-Free And Dupes Consumers Into Paying MoreA lawsuit accuses restaurant Chipotle Mexican Grill of falsely advertising its food is free of genetically modified organisms or GMOs.
Family Of Woman Killed In SF Pier Shooting To File Suit Against Sheriff Mirkarimi, ICEThe family of Kate Steinle, gunned down by an illegal immigrant while walking with her family at San Francisco's Pier 14, plans to file a lawsuit against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement , according to attorneys for the family.
Man Shot At Chris Brown Concert In San Jose Sues Singer, Venue For Not Providing Security For Fans, PTSDA man shot and wounded at a private party hosted by R & B singer Chris Brown at a San Jose nightclub last January has filed a lawsuit against the singer and the venue.
San Francisco Suing Alleged Tagger For $50K Instead Of Seeking Criminal ChargesSan Francisco is using a new tactic in its continuing battle against graffiti by suing the alleged taggers.
SF Lawsuit Accuses Costco Of Selling Shrimp Caught By Slave LaborLawyers in San Francisco have filed a lawsuit against Costco - on a claim the retail giant sells shrimp produced by slave labor in Thailand.
Ex-Kidnappers, Sex Offenders, Murderer Among Uber Drivers Picking Up Passengers, District Attorney FindsUber drivers include ex-kidnappers, sex-offenders, and even a murderer, according to evidence gathered by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.