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Hayward Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Student Loan Fraud Scheme

A federal judge in Oakland sentenced a man to 37 months in prison Friday for defrauding the government out of more than $500,000 in student loans.

10/12/2014

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Walnut Creek Man Faces Prison After Rare Economic Espionage Conviction For Selling Tech Secrets To China

A jury convicted Walter Liew, 56, of selling DuPont Co.’s secret recipe for making cars, paper and a long list of everyday items whiter to the Chinese government for $28 million. Prosecutors are demanding a prison sentence of up to 22 years.

07/10/2014

(CBS)

Napa Becomes Latest CA County To End Jail Immigration Holds Without Probable Cause

The Napa County Department of Corrections is the latest California county to decide against detaining inmates past their release date for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement unless a court finds a probable cause to detain them.

06/06/2014

Kinde Durkee

California Democratic Campaign Treasurer Pleads Guilty To Looting $7 Million

A former California campaign treasurer has pleaded guilty to looting the accounts of dozens of Democratic candidates and political committees…

03/30/2012

Jaycee Lee Dugard as she appeared before her kidnapping in 1991. (CBS)

Jaycee Dugard Sues Feds Over Handling Of Abductor

Attorneys for Jaycee Dugard filed a complaint Thursday against the United States government for what she alleges was negligent supervision of then-parolee Phillip Garrido.

09/22/2011

(CBS)

Federal Judge Upholds California Affirmative Action Ban

A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit challenging California’s voter-approved ban on affirmative action in public university admissions.

CBS San Francisco–12/08/2010

Don't Ask Don't Tell

Military Recruiters Told To Accept Gay Applicants After SoCal Ruling

The military is accepting openly gay recruits for the first time in the nation’s history, even as it tries in the courts to slow the movement to abolish its “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.

CBS San Francisco–10/19/2010

Lana Lawless

Transgender SoCal Golfer Suing LPGA Over Gender Rule

A transgender woman is suing the LPGA over a requirement which states all competitors must be “female at birth.”

CBS San Francisco–10/13/2010

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