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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

Ryan Chamberlain

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

(AP)

Feinstein Wants California Legislators To Curb Abusive Lawsuits Over ADA

The senator said she is concerned that some lawyers are taking advantage of small businesses by filing lawsuits under the Americans With Disabilities Act.

04/08/2012

Winklevoss Twins Ordered To Pay $13 Million To Lawyers

Winklevoss Twins Ordered To Pay $13 Million To Lawyers

The legal losing streak continues for Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss who’ve been ordered to pay their former lawyers $13 Million in fees…

10/12/2011

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Judge OKs Oakland City Hall-Connected Lawyers In Gang Case

A judge has ruled that a group of lawyers with connections to Oakland City Hall does not have to disqualify itself from representing alleged Nortenos gang members named in a city lawsuit.

CBS San Francisco–02/04/2011