Critics Bid To Overturn Approval Of Tahoe Resort ExpansionEnvironmental lawyers are urging a California appellate court to overturn a pair of district court rulings that handed significant victories to the Squaw Valley ski resort as it moves forward with expansion plans.
Update: Owner Settles Lawsuit With Santa Clara DA Over Subscription RenewalsThe parent company of and other major online dating services has reached a $2 million settlement with several district attorney's offices in a consumer protection lawsuit.
Trustees, Alumni Suing To Prevent Merger Of Historic Mills College In OaklandAfter more than a century in Oakland, Mills College announced it would no longer be a degree-granting college and would become a part of Northeastern University, centered in Boston. Now, Trustees and alumni are suing in court, to try to stop that from happening.
Bay Area Family Suing Tesla Blames Son's Death On Nascent Autopilot TechnologyA Bay Area family is the latest to sue Tesla, after a Model 3 with Autopilot engaged, collided with the family’s Ford pickup truck, killing their 15-year-old son, Jovani Maldonado.
Animal Rights Group Sues Park Service Over Dying Elk At Point Reyes National SeashoreDozens of tule elk at Point Reyes National Seashore have died from starvation and dehydration in the last year because the animals couldn't get past a fence that the National Park Service placed to stop them from competing for food and water with cattle, according to a lawsuit.
Quarry Near Cupertino Proposes Carving Away Scenic RidgeSanta Clara County is preparing for a legal battle with the Lehigh Hanson cement company near Cupertino over the rights to develop a hilltop directly adjacent to the Rancho San Antonio County Park, one of the most popular outdoor destinations in the South Bay.
Oakland Tenants Sue Landlord Mosser Companies, Alleging Harassment, Discrimination To Force Them OutFive separate lawsuits were filed in Superior Court Tuesday against a billion dollar real estate investment firm, Mosser Companies, with tenants accuse Mosser of carrying out harassment and violating Oakland's Tenant Protection Ordinance.
Parents Sue Fremont Unified School District Over Failure To Reopen Classrooms For In-Person InstructionA group of parents frustrated over closed schools in Fremont have officially filed a lawsuit against the city's school district.
Salvation Army Sued Over Failure To Pay Minimum Wage For Work Required Of People In RehabA lawsuit filed Friday in San Francisco Superior Court touched off a potentially far-reaching battle against the Salvation Army, challenging the nonprofit's failure to pay for the work it requires from the individuals in its drug and alcohol treatment programs.
Judge Dismisses Case Of Man Who Alleged Michael Jackson Sexually Abused Him In 'Leaving Neverland'A judge on Monday dismissed the 2013 lawsuit of Wade Robson, who alleged that Michael Jackson sexually abused him as a boy.
Small Town Newspapers In Wisconsin File Antitrust Lawsuit Against Facebook, GoogleA group of Wisconsin newspapers have filed a federal lawsuit claiming Google and Facebook's monopoly on digital advertising threatens the publications' existence and violates antitrust law.
Judge Refuses To Dismiss Lawsuit Accusing SoFi Of Denying Loans To ImmigrantsA federal judge Monday refused to dismiss a civil rights class action against Social Finance Inc., or SoFi, a San Francisco-based online lending platform, that allegedly denied loans to immigrants who were legally residing in the United States when they applied for credit.
Family Of Young Graduate Killed By Falling Tree In Burlingame Files Wrongful Death LawsuitThe family of a recent Cal State University East Bay grad who was killed by a fallen tree outside his workplace in Burlingame in late February has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the property owner and landscaping companies.
Update: Ousted San Francisco School Board VP Allison Collins Files LawsuitSF School Board member Alison Collins on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the SFUSD, the city and county of San Francisco and individual board commissioners after being voted out as Vice President over racist tweets she posted in 2016.
Landowners Sue SMART Over Land Obtained For Biking, Hiking PathsIn a federal lawsuit filed last week in San Francisco, dozens of landowners from Sonoma and Marin counties accused Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit of a land grab.