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Silicon Valley Execs Blast SOPA In Open Letter

Silicon Valley Execs Blast SOPA In Open Letter

Many of Silicon Valley’s most successful entrepreneurs and executives are warning of the dangers of the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act…

12/14/2011

A vial of medical marijuana

San Jose Pot Growers Fight For Referendum On Dispensary Closures

Medical marijuana collective owners in San Jose are pining their hopes on a referendum against a new city ordinance that requires 130 of 140 clubs in the city to close within 30 days.

09/28/2011

Bill Fazio

4-Time SF District Attorney Hopeful Fazio Gives It Another Shot

Criminal attorney and former prosecutor Bill Fazio has entered the race for San Francisco District Attorney for the fourth time.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/10/2011

Seldom-Used Legal Theory Employed In San Jose Murder Case

Santa Clara County prosecutors are turning to a seldom-used legal theory to charge a man with murder in his friend’s death although he did not fire the fatal shot.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/29/2011

Stow Lake (Wikipedia)

San Francisco Moves To Evict Stow Lake Boathouse Operator

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department is taking legal action Wednesday to evict the operator of the Stow Lake boathouse.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/01/2011

BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Board Members Voice Support For General Manager After Attempted Ouster

The BART Board has made public what has been an open secret for two weeks: that there was an attempt to fire the system’s general manager.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/24/2011

(AP)

California Supreme Court May Again Delve Into Prop. 8

The State Supreme Court is going to decide whether to jump back into the legal issues surrounding the Proposition 8 same sex marriage initiative.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/16/2011

Prostitutes walk along a sidewalk.

Oakland Crafts New Legal Tool To Fight Prostitution

Oakland is going after pimps, johns and others involved in the sexual exploitation of women – four wheels at a time. The city’s Public Safety Committee approved an ordinance putting prosecutions back in the hands of the city attorney.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/09/2011

The Cosco Busan appears with a large gash on its side after colliding with a Bay Bridge tower in 2007. (CBS)

Firms Settle On Payment To Fishermen Hurt By ’07 Cosco Busan Spill

Two international shipping companies have agreed to pay San Francisco’s commercial fishermen $3.65 million in damages for an oil spill that occurred after the Cosco Busan container ship crashed into the Bay Bridge in 2007.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/05/2011

Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

Prop. 19: Pot Legalization Rejected By Californians

California voters said no thanks to a ballot initiative that would have made it the first state to legalize marijuana for recreational use and sales.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010

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