Fire Destroys 4 Parked Cars In Lafayette BART StationA fire destroyed four parked cars and badly damaged another in the parking lot of the Lafayette BART station Wednesday afternoon, a fire official said.
Samsung Ordered To Pay Apple $290 Million For Copying Smartphone FeaturesA Silicon Valley jury on Thursday ordered Samsung Electronics to pay Apple $290 million for copying vital iPhone and iPad features.
Girls, Parents Found Liable For Branding South Bay Teacher As 'Perv'A Santa Clara jury that found three schoolgirls and their parents liable for defaming a Catholic school teacher they branded as a “perv,” is about to decide how much one of the students should pay in punitive damages.
2nd Apple-Samsung Trial In US Gets Underway In San JoseA federal judge and lawyers for the world's two biggest smartphone makers have begun picking a jury to determine how much Samsung Electronics owes Apple for copying vital iPhone and IPad features.
Trees, Big Rigs Toppled As Fierce Winds Batter Bay AreaBay Area residents took stock Monday morning of the damage from high winds that blew through the region Sunday night, knocking over trees and causing power outages.
Man, 92-Year Old Mother Hospitalized After 1 Of 2 Hayward FiresHayward's fire department had a busy morning containing two separate fires, one of which sent a man and his 92-year old mother to nearby hospital burn unit.
San Francisco Landlord Deals With Nightmare After Tenant Pot BustLandlord Najib Batshson is now looking at thousands of dollars in damages and the loss of rent after his house on Noriega Street was busted for housing an indoor pot growing operation.
Men Strip Searched In Public By Oakland Police Awarded DamagesA federal judge has ruled that Oakland police unlawfully strip-searched two men in public in 2005 and ordered the city to pay them a total of at least $200,000 in damages.
Kitchen Fire Damages San Rafael HomeSan Rafael fire officials are investigating the cause of a kitchen fire that damaged a home in an unincorporated area near the city Sunday morning.
Santa Cruz Harbor Partially Reopens For BusinessPart of the Santa Cruz Harbor reopened on Sunday, only to have Mother Nature halt boat traffic for the day.
Former San Jose Cop To Pay Damages For DUI CrashA former San Jose police officer who was involved in a DUI injury accident in 2008 will have to pay nearly $248,000 in punitive damages.