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President Barack Obama (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Supreme Court Upholds President’s Health Care Law

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld virtually all of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul, including the hotly debated core requirement that nearly every American have health insurance.

06/28/2012

(CBS)

Transgender Bay Area Woman Wins Landmark Employment Ruling

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled late Monday that discrimination against transgender employees is illegal.

04/24/2012

Ross Mirkarimi

Judge Denies SF Sheriff’s Bid To Overturn Suspension

San Francisco Superior Judge Harold Kahn issued the tentative ruling Thursday and, after hearing from both Mirkarimi’s counsel and the city attorney’s office, said Friday that the matters raised by Mirkarimi’s counsel “can and should be addressed by the administrative procedure.”

04/20/2012

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Jury Clears Richmond Police Chief, Department Of Racial Bias

A Contra Costa County Superior Court jury in Martinez Tuesday cleared Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus of racial bias allegations in a civil lawsuit filed by seven senior African-American officers.

04/10/2012

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49ers Get $200M NFL Loan, Expect To Move By 2015

National Football League owners have approved a $200 million loan to fund construction of the proposed new San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara.

02/02/2012

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

Judge Rejects Northern California Route For High-Speed Rail

A judge has ordered California to scrap plans to run bullet trains from the Central Valley and up the San Francisco Peninsula in the latest bump for a $99 billion project.

11/11/2011

(Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Judge’s Ruling Strikes Circumcision Ban Measure From SF Ballot

A San Francisco Superior Court judge ruled Thursday that a ballot measure that would criminalize male circumcision must be stricken from the city’s November ballot.

CBS San Francisco–07/28/2011

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Kodak Wins Round In Patent Dispute With Apple

Shares of Eastman Kodak Co. shot higher Friday after a judge at the U.S. International Trade Commission rejected Apple Inc.’s digital-camera patent claims against the photography pioneer.

CBS San Francisco–05/13/2011

(AP)

Prop 8 Appeals Court Ruling Not Expected For Months

One thing that both sides in California’s same-sex marriage debate seemed to agree on now that a federal appeals court has heard the case: it will be a waiting game.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/07/2010

9th U.S. Circuit Court Judge Michael Hawkins speaks during a hearing Monday on the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8. (CBS)

San Francisco Appeals Court Considers Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A federal appeals court began hearing arguments Monday on whether California’s same-sex marriage ban is constitutional in a hearing televised nationally.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/06/2010

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