ACLU Sues Palo Alto Over Residents-Only Access To Foothills ParkThe American Civil Liberties Union has sued the city of Palo Alto over its decades-long policy restricting Foothills Park to residents only, calling the policy unconstitutional and racist.
Newsom Announces New Appointments to State Board of EducationGov. Gavin Newsom announced two new, high profile appointments to the State Board of Education Wednesday.
SF Appeals Court Deals 2nd Blow To Trump Asylum PolicyThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals blocked a key U.S. policy to deny asylum to anyone who passes through another country without first seeking protection there, dealing it a second blow in less than a week.
Christine Blasey Ford Says She's 'Thankful' To Start National Conversation About Sexual AssaultChristine Blasey Ford said Sunday that although coming forward to tell her story was traumatic, she's "thankful" it started a larger conversation about the subject.
Facial-Recognition Technology Wrongly Flagged 26 California Lawmakers As Criminals A recent test of Amazon's facial recognition technology reportedly ended with a major fail, as some state lawmakers turned up as suspected criminals.
Refugee Assistance Groups Sue Trump Administration Over New Asylum RestrictionsFour refugee assistance groups sued the administration of President Donald Trump in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday to challenge a new rule that severely restricts asylum applications.
Apple Employee's Interrogation At SFO Prompts ACLU ComplaintAndreas Gal, a prominent computer scientist, was stopped at the airport on Nov. 29 on his way home from a business trip to Sweden.
ACLU Sues FBI In San Francisco Court Over Report On Black ActivistsThe American Civil Liberties Union and others are suing the FBI for records to find out more about a divisive 2017 report on the rise of black extremists following the shooting deaths of African-Americans.
San Francisco Police Sued For Racial Bias After Drug ArrestsA group of black men is suing the San Francisco Police Department alleging racial bias, claiming the men were targeted for arrest by a department plagued with a culture of racism.
ACLU Says Facebook Allows Employers To Post Discriminatory AdsFacebook's ad targeting system is being used by some employers to unlawfully discriminate based on gender, a new complaint says, the latest in a string of allegations of discrimination being allowed in Facebook ads.
Judge Temporarily Halts Deportation Of Reunified FamiliesA federal judge on Monday ordered a temporary halt to any deportations of immigrant families who were reunited after being separated by the Trump administration at the border.
Only 54 Children To Be Reunited By Court Deadline, But Judge Praises 'Progress'Roughly half of the children under 5 years old who were separated from their parents at the border will be back with their moms and dads by a court-imposed deadline Tuesday.
Amazon Asked To Stop Selling Facial Recognition Technology To PoliceMore than two dozen civil rights organizations are calling on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to stop selling its facial recognition technology to the government.
Amazon's Face Recognition Technology Raises Fears Of 'Big Brother'Amazon has handed new technology that can identify faces in the crowd to law enforcement. Now, privacy watchdogs are gearing up for a surveillance showdown.
ACLU Class Action Lawsuit Seeks To Block Immigrant Family SeparationsThe ACLU filed a class-action lawsuit Friday charging the Trump administration with separating immigrant parents from children as they await asylum proceedings.