Twitter Sues Texas AG Over Alleged Retaliation For Banning Trump's Account After Capitol RiotTwitter filed a lawsuit against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, claiming the Republican used his office to retaliate against it for banning the account of former President Donald Trump following the U.S. Capitol riot.
Facebook Lifts News Ban On Australian UsersAustralia’s government announced on Tuesday that Facebook has agreed to lift its ban on Australians sharing news after a deal was struck on legislation that would make digital giants pay for journalism.
COVID Restrictions: Santa Clara County Lifts Ban On Team Sports; Sharks To Return To SAP CenterHealth officials in Santa Clara County on Monday announced changes to current COVID restrictions after the state lifted the stay-at-home order, including the end of the ban on all team sports.
YouTube Shuts Down President Trump's Channel Over Concerns Of Potential ViolenceAdd YouTube to the growing list of online social media outlets that have suspended President Donald Trump.
State Delays Jan. 1 Ban On Flavored Tobacco ProductsCalifornia state officials have agreed to delay the effective date of what state lawmakers intended as a Jan. 1 ban on flavored tobacco products, after opponents led by tobacco companies said they filed enough signatures to put the new law to a statewide vote.
Oakland City Council To Consider Banning Natural Gas From New BuildingsOakland City Council members on Tuesday will consider legislation banning natural gas in all new buildings, the mayor's office said.
Bay Area Families Could Lose Contact With Relatives In China If WeChat BannedMillions of users of the WeChat social media and messaging platform are bracing for the possible Sunday shut down the app, fearing it will effectively sever lines of communication with family and friends in China.
Facebook Bans Some QAnon, US-Based Militia, Anarchist Groups, Accounts But Allows PostsFacebook is banning groups and accounts associated with QAnon as well as a variety of U.S.-based militia and anarchist groups that support violence. The company will continue to allow people to post material that supports these groups.
SF Supes Approve Ban On City Profiting From Jail Inmate Phone Calls, ServicesSan Francisco Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a measure permanently banning the city from profiting off jail inmates and their families via services such as phone calls and commissary items.
Mayor Liccardo Unveils Plan For Police Reform In Wake Of Violence At BLM Protests In San JoseThe mayor of San Jose unveiled plans for police reform in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests, which saw several protesters and observers injured by officers.
Oakland Bans Sale Of Flavored, Menthol Tobacco Products In Tobacco Stores, PharmaciesThe Oakland City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to ban the sale of flavored and menthol tobacco products at all tobacco stores and pharmacies.
SF Lawmaker Pushes For Stronger Restrictions On Large Gatherings Amid COVID-19 ConcernsSan Francisco's Saint Patrick's Day parade is canceled, as are the ballet and the opera, but Tuesday night’s Warriors game inside Chase Center is still a go. Why?
Santa Clara County To Ban Gatherings Over 1,000; Confirm First Bay Area Coronavirus DeathPublic Health Department officials in Santa Clara County on Monday evening announced a pending ban on public mass gatherings over 1,000 people that will be enforced by authorities.
San Francisco Bans Non-Essential Public Gatherings At City Facilities For 2 WeeksThe City and County of San Francisco has banned "non-essential group events" at any city-owned facilities for the next two weeks because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus.
Oakland Weighs Ban On Criminal Background Checks For Prospective TenantsOn Tuesday night, the city of Oakland is considering a new ordinance that would ban landlords from conducting criminal background checks on prospective tenants.