The California Supreme Court on Monday tossed out the death sentence of a man convicted of murdering rock guitarist Dave Navarro’s mother and her friend nearly 30 years ago – a ruling that could affect the cases of Scott Peterson and other death row inmates.
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.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled late Monday that discrimination against transgender employees is illegal.
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.”
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.
National Football League owners have approved a $200 million loan to fund construction of the proposed new San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara.
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.
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.
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.
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.