Appeals Court Won't Reconsider Challenge To Berkeley Cellphone Warnings LawA federal appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday turned down an industry group's bid for reconsideration of the group's challenge to a Berkeley cellphone warning law.
Bay Area Lawmaker Proposes Ticketing Cell Phone-Using PedestriansYou see it everyday. Someone walking across a street, unaware of their surroundings, oncoming pedestrians or traffic because they are focused on their cell phone.
Anti-Vax Parents Using Medical Exemptions To Avoid VaccinesParents opposed to vaccines in California are managing to get around a tough, new law.
UC Berkeley Attorney Killed In Weekend Hit-And-RunUniversity of California at Berkeley officials have confirmed that campus counsel Christopher Patti was killed in a hit-and-run crash in west Sonoma County on Sunday morning.
Southern California Mass Killer Spared Death SentenceAn Orange County judge ruled Friday that a convicted mass killer will be spared the death penalty amid a long-running scandal over authorities' use of jailhouse informants.
Airdog Autonomous Drone Flies Through Gray Area Of LawA Bay Area tech company has developed an autonomous drone that can follow your every move, but in doing so, manufacturers may be exploiting a drone-law loop hole.
US Supreme Court Strikes Down Sex Offenders Social Media Ban The Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law Monday that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites.
Palo Alto School District Dealing With Wave Of Sexual Assault ReportsSchool district officials under fire for their handling of sexual assault and harassment reports were promising to thoroughly investigate 18 new claims that have been filed in the last month.
California Lawmakers Vote To Repeal HIV Criminalization LawsCalifornia lawmakers have passed a bill to make punishments for intentionally infecting someone with HIV the same as for other communicable diseases.
Judge To Trump: No Protection For Speech Inciting ViolenceA federal judge has rejected President Donald Trump's free speech defense against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters at a campaign rally.
San Francisco City Workers Banned From Official Travel to South Dakota Over Adoption LawSan Francisco city workers are banned from official business to South Dakota due to a new adoption law that the city considers discrimination against the LGBT community.
Changes To Health Care Law Could Cost California Woman Her LifeFor one Northern California woman, changes to the health care law could mean the difference between life and death.
San Francisco Bolsters Law Prohibiting Participation In 'Muslim Registry'Concerned about threats to create a "Muslim registry," San Francisco officials are working to prohibit city agencies from participating.
Bay Area Leaders Push Back Against California Law Prohibiting Speed CamerasSan Francisco and San Jose city officials joined forces in calling for the state to allow the use of automated speed cameras to reduce traffic injuries and deaths.
Gorsuch’s Supreme Court Confirmation Could Mean Setback For CaliforniaNeil Gorsuch, if confirmed as a Supreme Court judge, could mean significant setbacks for several high profile cases in California.