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Google Threatened with $100 Million Lawsuit After Celebrity Nude Photo Leak

Google faces a potential lawsuit over hacked celebrity nude photos…

10/02/2014

Mi Pueblo Supermarket. (CBS)

South Bay Grocery Chain Helps Raise More Than $100,000 For Immigrant Kids’ Legal Representation

Mi Pueblo, a San Jose-based Hispanic grocery store chain, has helped raise the majority of more than $100,000 to help pay for legal representation of immigrant children detained at the U.S. border.

10/01/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Undocumented Immigrants To Get Private Legal Help Under CA Attorney General’s Plan

Harris is reaching out to law firms, hoping they will provide pro bono service for immigrant children facing deportation hearings in the Bay Area.

08/20/2014

A mother and child, 3, from El Salvador await transport to a processing center for undocumented immigrants after they crossed the Rio Grande into the United States on July 24, 2014. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Santa Clara Co. Supervisor Calls For More Legal Representation For Children In Need Of Immigration Services

With so many immigrant children facing deportation and a lack of legal representation, Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese is calling for not only more lawyers, but for them to do pro-bono work.

08/12/2014

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Lawyers Given Green Light To Scan Social Media Sites Of Jurors

Lawyers have been given the green light to scan the social media sites of jurors.

06/22/2014

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Prosecutors Allege San Francisco Bomb Suspect Had Makings Of Ricin Poison At His Apartment; Bail Denied

The man arrested in San Francisco after a nationwide FBI manhunt and charged with possessing an illegal destructive device was denied bail Monday as prosecutors revealed the suspect allegedly had the makings of a lethal toxin in his apartment.

06/16/2014

Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Former Bay Area Radio Host Piolin To Get New Show On SiriusXM

Spanish-language radio host Eddie “Piolin” Sotelo is getting his own channel on SiriusXM, weeks after Univision canceled his show amid harassment allegations…

08/13/2013

Radio personality Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Radio Personality, ‘Piolin’ Accused of Sexual Harassment

A lawyer has accused Spanish-language radio host Eddie “Piolin” Sotelo of sexually harassing one of his staffers before Univision abruptly ended Sotelo’s morning show…

07/30/2013

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Richmond Hires Law Firm, Plans Suit Over Chevron Refinery Fire

Richmond city leaders have hired a law firm and plan to sue Chevron for damages resulting from the massive fire at the oil company’s refinery last August, city officials announced Thursday.

07/25/2013

Salsa Dancers (credit: AARON MAASHO/AFP/Getty Images)

SF Salsa Club Suddenly Closes As Club Owner Faces Eviction

The closure of a popular salsa club in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood earlier this month has dancers concerned the club has seen the end of its days…

08/30/2012

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