Martinez Sued By Concord-Based Developer In Rift Over Housing ProjectA Concord-based housing developer has sued the City of Martinez over what the developer sees as unwarranted barriers to building a housing tract on a former golf course.
COVID: Wine Country Business Coalition Sues Gov. Newsom Demanding To ReopenGovernor Newsom is facing another lawsuit for actions he has taken during the pandemic. The Wine Country Coalition for Safe Reopening is demanding outdoor dining be allowed to open.
EDD Fraud: Class Action Suit Filed Against Bank of America Over Hacked Unemployment Debit CardsA class action suit has been filed against Bank of America for its role in the widespread fraud involving California EDD debit cards provided by the bank to people receiving unemployment benefits.
Some Uber, Lyft Drivers Sue To Overturn Prop. 22 Over Constitutionality ClaimsDrivers for app-based ride-hailing and delivery services filed a lawsuit Tuesday to overturn a California ballot initiative that makes them independent contractors instead of employees eligible for benefits and job protections.
Environmental Groups Sue Richmond Over Approval Of Campus Bay ProjectA group of Bay Area environmental and community organizations has sued the city of Richmond, claiming last month's approval of the mixed-use Campus Bay Project violates state environmental quality standards and ignores science on rising sea levels.
Suit Filed Against San Jose's Valley Christian High, Former Basketball Coach Over Sexual AbuseA one-time student at San Jose's Valley Christian High on Tuesday announced a lawsuit against her former basketball coach and the school itself over sexual abuse that took place over 15 years ago.
Google Antitrust Lawsuit: Judge Sets 2023 Trial Date For Landmark CaseThe U.S. government's attempt to prove Google has been using its dominance of online search to stifle competition and innovation at the expense of consumers and advertisers won't go to trial for nearly three years.
Victim Of Camp Counselor Child Molestation Sues Santa Clara County, School DistrictA victim of a convicted child molester in Santa Clara County sued him along with the county and a local school district Thursday, claiming school authorities knew he was under investigation for child sex crimes while he was an overnight camp counselor.
3rd Antitrust Lawsuit In 2 Months Filed Against Google, Dozens Of States JoinDozens of states filed an anti-trust lawsuit against Google on Thursday, alleging that the Mountain View-based search giant has an illegal monopoly over the online search market that hurts consumers and advertisers.
Crabbers Sue Port of San Francisco Over Pier 45 Inferno That Destroyed Their EquipmentMore than 25 crab fishers have sued the Port of San Francisco, accusing the agency that manages the city's waterfront of negligence over a four-alarm fire back in May that severely damaged Pier 45.
SF-Based Pinterest Agrees To Pay $22 Million To Settle Gender Discrimination LawsuitPinterest has agreed to pay more than $22 million to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit brought by the company’s former Chief Operating Officer Francoise Brougher.
COVID Restrictions: Restaurants Sue Contra Costa County To Overturn ShutdownThe latest stay-at-home orders have drawn criticism and even outright defiance from some businesses, but in Contra Costa County a group of restaurants is taking a different approach. They are taking the county to court.
Supreme Court Rejects Texas Bid To Overturn Election Results In Four StatesThe Supreme Court on Friday rebuffed a last-ditch attempt by Texas to block electors from four battleground states — all of which backed President-elect Joe Biden — from voting in the Electoral College.
California Joins Lawsuit Against Facebook For Predatory, Monopolistic BehaviorCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Wednesday announced that the state has joined a lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly violating federal antitrust laws by purchasing emerging competitors to maintain a monopoly.
Project Home: Bay Area Communities Grapple With Lack Of Local Control Under Project HomekeyProject Homekey is the most aggressive action California has ever taken toward ending homelessness, and it's leading to lawsuits in communities across the state.