Google Agrees To Pay $13 Million In Street View Privacy CaseGoogle has agreed to pay a $13 million settlement that could resolve a class-action lawsuit over the Mountain View-based company's collection of people's private information through its Street View project.
Judge: Oakland Must Amend 'Loosey Goosey' Arguments In Antitrust Suit Against Raiders, NFLDuring a Friday court hearing on Oakland's antitrust lawsuit against the Raiders and the NFL, a judge gave city attorneys 45 days to amend what he called their imprecise and "loosey goosey" arguments.
Lead Paint Suppliers Settle 20-Year-Old Bay Area Lawsuit For $305 MillionSeveral Bay Area Counties including Santa Clara, San Francisco, Alameda and San Mateo announced a major victory in a decades-long legal battle against makers of lead-based paint.
Facebook CEO's Security Chief Out Over Allegations Of Sexual Harassment, Racial Slurs Against Zuckerberg's WifeFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief won't be returning to his job after being accused of sexual misconduct and slurs that included racist remarks about Zuckerberg's wife, Priscilla Chan.
Moraga Sues EBMUD Over Landslide Impact On Canyon Road BridgeThe Contra Costa County town of Moraga is fed up with what it feels is foot-dragging by East Bay MUD over a bridge that washed out in a storm nearly three years ago.
San Francisco Police Officers Sue City, Claiming Bias Against Whites In PromotionsThirteen present and former San Francisco police officers sued the city in federal court Tuesday, claiming that they have been discriminated against in promotions because they are white.
California Joins Other States To Challenge T-Mobile, Sprint MergerCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra joined the top lawyers of eight other states and the District of Columbia in an antitrust lawsuit Tuesday challenging the planned merger of the T-Mobile and Sprint wireless companies.
Defense Attorneys Trying To Shift Blame For Deadly Fire In Ghost Ship TrialAttorneys for Derek Almena and Max Harris, the two men being held responsible for the deaths of 36 people, are trying to show that others also played a significant role in the tragedy.
SF Appeals Court Convenes Panel To Hear Plagiarism Case Against Zeppelin's 'Stairway To Heaven'A federal appeals court in San Francisco announced Monday that a rarely convened 11-judge panel will take up a copyright dispute over the rock band Led Zeppelin's iconic "Stairway to Heaven" song.
Wells Fargo Agrees to Pay $385 Million to Settle Car Loan LawsuitSan Francisco-based Wells Fargo has agreed to pay at least $385 million to settle a California lawsuit alleging it signed up thousands of auto loan customers for costly car insurance without their consent.
Developers Sue Apple Over App Store CostsDevelopers are suing Apple over costs associated with selling apps on the company’s app store.
California, San Francisco Seek To Block Trump Administration Health Care Religious Refusal RuleCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra and San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera both asked a federal court Tuesday to block a new rule by the administration of President Donald Trump that would allow health care institutions and workers to refuse services on religious grounds.
Ex-Employee Suing Thomas Keller, His 3-Star Restaurants For DiscriminationA former employee of celebrated chef Thomas Keller is suing him and his three-star Michelin restaurants — Per Se in New York and the French Laundry in California — for discrimination.
Family Sues Tesla After Model X Pinned Pregnant Mother In Garage, Broke Her BonesA California family filed a lawsuit in Alameda County suing Tesla after their car pinned an 8 month pregnant woman into a garage wall. But Tesla says her 2-year-old son pressed the accelerator.
Northern California Attorney, ADA Crusader Charged With Tax FraudThe indictment alleges that Scott N. Johnson understated his income from 2012 to 2014 from settlements of lawsuits filed under the ADA.