ACLU, Civil Rights Groups Sue Pacifica Over RV Parking BanOn behalf of five Pacifica residents who live in RVs, three civil rights groups filed a lawsuit against the city of Pacifica for its rules that prohibit RV parking on certain streets.
Palo Alto's Foothills Park Opening To All For 1st Time In Decades After Referendum Campaign FailsFoothills Park in Palo Alto is set to open to people who live outside the city for the first time in decades, after a referendum campaign challenging the City Council’s decision to open up access failed.
Palo Alto Residents Launch Referendum Campaign Challenging Plan To Open Foothills Park To Non-ResidentsA group of Palo Alto residents have launched a referendum campaign challenging the City Council's recent decision to end the decades-long ban on non-resident access to Foothills Park, which could revive a lawsuit against the city.
Palo Alto Considers Opening Up Access To Residents-Only Foothills Park Amid ACLU LawsuitOfficials in Palo Alto are expected to consider a proposal that would open access to Foothills Park to the general public, as the city faces a lawsuit over the park's residents-only requirement.
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.