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‘Erotic Service Providers’ Sue To Legalize Prostitution, Overturn 1961 Ban

The Erotic Service Providers Legal, Education and Research Project claims the state’s current anti-prostitution law violates the Constitutional rights of sex workers.

03/05/2015

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Partner John Doerr speaks onstage during "Why Can't Tech Save Politics?" at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on October 8, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)

Silicon Valley VC Testifies He Tried To Prevent Firing Of Woman Suing Law Firm For Sex Discrimination

Billionaire John Doerr took the witness stand for a second day on Wednesday in the lawsuit alleging women were denied chances to advance at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

03/04/2015

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 is seen on the runway at San Francisco International Airport after crash landing on July 6, 2013. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

72 Passengers Aboard Asiana Flight That Crashed At SFO Settle Lawsuits Against Airline

More than 70 passengers aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco two years ago have reached a settlement in their lawsuits against the airline.

03/03/2015

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Discovery Bay Man Sues Purina Alleging ‘Beneful’ Dog Food Sickened, Killed His Dogs

Frank Lucido claims he fed his three dogs Beneful “kibble” style dog food, and within a short period of time, two were sick and one was dead.

02/25/2015

Pro Wrestling

Ex-Wrestlers Sue WWE, Say They Experienced Concussions, Brain Damage In The Ring

First the NFL, now the world of pro wrestling is dealing with the concussion issue. Two former wrestlers are suing World Wrestling Entertainment, saying what happened in the ring gave them brain damage.

02/21/2015

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Apple Battery Lawsuit Employee Poaching Noncompete iPhone iPad

A battery maker is suing Apple, claiming it aggressively poached some key staff members in violation of their nondisclosure and non-compete agreements.

02/19/2015

Slot Machine

Alleged Gambling Operation Owners Refuse To Shut Down, Forcing San Francisco To File Lawsuit

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed a lawsuit Thursday with the aim of shutting down an alleged illegal gambling operation in the city’s Bernal Heights neighborhood after the owners and operators have refused to shut it down.

02/19/2015

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Jury Awards $15M To Workers At Sacto-Based Trucking Company Accused Of Racism, Segregating Employees

A federal jury on Wednesday awarded nearly $15 million to 11 Denver-area warehouse workers who accused a NorCal trucking company of segregating workers by race, calling people “stupid Africans” and punishing those who complained.

02/11/2015

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SF Cancer Patient Files Lawsuit So Her Doctor Can Prescribe Medication To Bring About Her ‘Peaceful Death’

A San Francisco cancer patient and a team of right-to-die advocates are suing to make it possible for a doctor to prescribe medication that induces death to a terminally ill patient without the threat of prosecution.

02/11/2015

tofu

San Francisco Tofu Maker Agrees To Stop Operating Unsanitary Facility; Pigeons And Insects Cited

The owners of a San Francisco tofu company agreed in a consent decree filed in federal court Tuesday to cease operations until the U.S. Food and Drug Administration determines the company is selling clean and sanitary food.

02/11/2015

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