Governor Jerry Brown Fast-Tracks Environmental Review For Warriors Planned San Francisco ArenaThis limits the number of days courts would have to rule on any lawsuit contesting the arena’s environmental impact report.
San Francisco To Pursue Civil Charges Against Repeat Graffiti Vandals To Recover Cleanup CostsLegislation introduced by San Francisco Supervisor London Breed aiming to cut back on graffiti vandalism throughout the city was unanimously passed by the city’s Board of Supervisors.
Court Hears Lawsuits To Keep City College Of San Francisco AccreditedThe fight to keep City College of San Francisco open continued Thursday in a local courtroom where attorneys argued that the practices a regional commission used in deciding to revoke the school’s accreditation do not amount to proper due process.
Lawsuits Prompt Bay Area Sheriffs To Issue Concealed Weapons PermitsThe Bay Area has traditionally been a tough place to legally carry a concealed loaded gun. But that may be changing.
Tech Report: Lawsuits May Stop Increased Rollout Of Self-Driving Car Proponents of self-driving cars say the roads will be much safer once the cars are available. But, some are worried that the threats of lawsuits could put the brakes on their introduction.
Gov. Brown: Inmate Lawsuits, Prison Reform Conflicts Of Interest Costing MillionsGov. Jerry Brown has begun aggressively challenging federal court oversight of California's prison system by highlighting what he says is a costly conflict of interest.
Hundreds Of Richmond Residents Seeking Claims Against ChevronMore than a thousand people have filed into the office of Richmond attorney Nicholas Haney, looking for compensation from Chevron.
Facebook Seeks To Consolidate 40+ Lawsuits Over IPOFacebook is seeking to consolidate the more than 40 lawsuits it faces following its rocky initial public offering of stock last month.
California High-Speed Rail Faces New Legal ChallengesFarmers in the Central Valley have filed a pair of lawsuits claiming the path of the bullet train line will severely impact farming in the community.
Feinstein Wants California Legislators To Curb Abusive Lawsuits Over ADAThe senator said she is concerned that some lawyers are taking advantage of small businesses by filing lawsuits under the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Apple's Market Clout Likely To Draw More Scrutiny From RegulatorsApple's clout is coming under scrutiny as the U.S. Justice Department considers filing a lawsuit against the company and five U.S. publishers for an alleged scheme that has driven up the prices of electronic books since the 2010 release of the iPad.
Storms Cause Sewage Systems To Overflow Into BayThe recent rains caused 900 gallons of wastwater to spill out in Sonoma County on Monday.