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Raul Ochoa (Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office)

Richmond Man Who Held Girl As Sex Slave For 15 Years Gets 22-Year Sentence

A Richmond man who held a relative as a sex slave for 15 years was sentenced to 22 years in state prison in Contra Costa Superior Court on Tuesday.


Courteney Cox & David Arquette (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Courteney Cox, David Arquette Finalize Divorce

The couple’s divorce was finalized just shy of what would have been their 14th wedding anniversary…


The San Francisco Superior Court building in the city's Civic 
Center neighborhood after being evacuated. (KCBS photo)

SF Superior Court Evaucated After Alarm Sounds

The San Francisco Superior Court building in the city’s Civic Center neighborhood was briefly evacuated Tuesday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokeswoman said.


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San Francisco Superior Court Workers Go On 1-Day Strike

A number of San Francisco Superior Court workers walked off the job Monday in a one-day strike to protest a labor contract recently imposed on them.



90-Year-Old Bay Area Superior Court Judge Steps Down For Good

One of California’s longest-serving judges stepped down for good Friday in Martinez.



California School Districts, Education Groups Sue State Over Funding Cuts

School districts and education groups are suing the state of California to restore more than $2 billion in funding they say districts are owed under state law.



Emergency Funding To Reduce San Francisco Court Cuts

San Francisco Superior Court Presiding Judge Katherine Feinstein on Wednesday announced an emergency $2.5 million state funding deal that will significantly reduce drastic court closures and layoffs.

CBS San Francisco–08/31/2011


California Judicial Council Decides On $350M In Cuts

The governing body of California’s judicial branch allocated a painful $350 million budget cut among different segments of the state court system Friday.

CBS San Francisco–07/22/2011


Budget Cuts Force Reorganization For San Mateo County Courts

Budget cuts have forced the San Mateo County Superior Court to stop accepting court papers for family law, civil, or probate cases in its South San Francisco courthouse, according to officials.

CBS San Francisco–01/30/2011