City Leaders, Critics Frustrated Over Slow Walnut Creek Police Reform ProcessThere was more than enough frustration to go around at the Walnut Creek City Council Tuesday night, with both city officials and some two dozen public commenters expressing growing impatience with the slow pace of local police reforms.
Walnut Creek Officials To Get Updated Report On Police Mental Health Call ResponseThe Walnut Creek City Council is set to receive a report Tuesday outlining various steps the city's police department has taken to improve response to police calls involving people having a mental illness-related episode.
Lyft Driver Sentenced To 6 Years For Raping Unconscious CustomerLyft driver Octavio Alvarez Gomez, 39, was sentenced in connection with an Oct. 2, 2018 assault on a Southern California woman who had called for a ride after leaving a local bar.
Apple Countersues Fortnite Maker, Accusing Epic Games Of 'Self-Help And Subterfuge'Apple on Tuesday counter-sued Epic Games, accusing the maker of the popular online video game Fortnite of stealing the 30% commissions the iPhone maker takes from app developers.
Questions Still Linger A Year After Deadly Dive Boat Conception Fire Claimed Seven Bay Area LivesIt's been one year since seven San Francisco Bay Area residents died in a fire that swept through the Dive Boat Conception as they slept.
Apple App Store Will Remain Fortnite-Free, For NowA district judge has ruled that Apple could continue to keep the popular game Fortnite from the iPhone maker's app store.
Fortnite's Maker Sues Apple After Being Removed From App StoreThe maker of Fortnite is suing Apple after Apple blocked the wildly popular online video game with hundreds of millions of registered players from its app store Thursday.
Humira Maker to Settle California Lawsuit for $24 MillionThe maker of the drug Humira will pay $24 million to settle a California lawsuit that alleged it violated an insurance fraud law, the state Department of Insurance announced Thursday.
Family Of SF Man Killed By Vallejo Police Demands Justice, Files Civil Rights SuitOakland attorney John Burris filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Vallejo and Vallejo Police Officer Jarrett Tonn on Thursday for the fatal shooting of San Francisco resident Sean Monterrosa during a Black Lives Matter protest in early June.
A's Sue State Agency, Blast Oversight Of Steel Company Near Howard Terminal Ballpark SiteThe Oakland A's quest for a new ballpark along the waterfront is now heading to court.
Lawsuit: Top City Official Pressured SF Medical Examiner Administrator To Alter Adachi Autopsy ReportMore than a year since the death of San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, the cause of death has now become the subject of a lawsuit that accuses a top city official of pressuring a Medical Examiner administrator to change the autopsy report.
Civil Rights Attorney Burris To File Federal Lawsuit Against Vallejo Over Monterrosa KillingOakland attorney John Burris plans to file a federal civil rights lawsuit on Thursday against the city of Vallejo and one of its officers over the shooting of a San Francisco man through the windshield of a police vehicle.
SF Judge Denies Property Owners’ Legal Challenge To Overturn Eviction BanA San Francisco judge on Monday denied a legal challenge brought on by property owners looking to block a new San Francisco law prohibiting landlords from evicting or imposing late fees on tenants who can't pay because of COVID-19.
Lawsuit: SF Sheriff's Dept. Ordered Black Women To Be Silent After They Complained Of Racial DiscriminationA lawsuit filed by two Black women who work for the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department accuses their employer ordering them to be silent while at work in retaliation for claims of racial discrimination.
San Jose Mayor Liccardo Joins Plaintiffs In Lawsuit Over 2020 Census CountSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo announced Friday that he would be named a plaintiff and join a lawsuit with San Jose and other jurisdictions to prevent President Donald Trump from excluding undocumented residents from the 2020 Census.