Camp Fire Death Toll Climbs To 83, List Of Missing At 560Authorities in Butte County announced Wednesday evening that two more sets of human remains have been found, bringing death toll from the Camp Fire to 83.
Civil Rights Attorneys Challenge Loitering Laws In Public HousingCivil rights attorneys are challenging the so-called loitering laws aimed at public housing. As BR's Christin Ayers talked to residents of Oakland's Lockwood Gardens who said the situation is so bad, they are afraid to gather in their own yards.
Camp Fire Victims Sue PG&E, Claiming Negligence Led To Butte County InfernoA group of Bay Area lawyers filed a lawsuit Tuesday in San Francisco Superior Court against PG&E on behalf of several victims of the deadly Camp Fire in Butte County which has killed 48 people.
Nonprofits Sue San Jose Over Google's 'Mega-Campus'Two nonprofit groups filed a public records lawsuit against San Jose alleging a lack of transparency in the city’s dealings with Google for a new “mega-campus” near Diridon Station.
Florida Man Sues Tesla Over Autopilot Feature, Crash A Tesla spokeswoman says there's no reason to believe an autopilot feature in a Model S vehicle malfunctioned, despite a Florida driver's claims in a lawsuit.
Oakland City Councilwoman Alleges Political Opponents Behind LawsuitEmbattled Oakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks alleges that a lawsuit filed against her by a former aide earlier this week is a political attack driven by her political opponents.
9th Circuit Court Reinstates Child Labor Lawsuit Against Nestle, CargillA federal appeals court in San Francisco on Tuesday for a second time reinstated a lawsuit against two corporations by six citizens of Mali who say they were forced to work as child slaves on cocoa plantations in Ivory Coast.
Oakland Councilmember Seeks Damages From City After Losing LawsuitOakland city councilwoman Desley Brooks is seeking monetary damages from the Oakland City Attorney’s Office over its defense of a lawsuit brought by former Black Panther Elaine Brown, who said Brooks assaulted her.
Former Inmate Sues Alameda Co. Sheriff's Office, Deputies Over Alleged Feces, Urine AssaultsThe Alameda County Sheriff’s Office and four current and former deputies were sued Monday by a former jail inmate who alleges that the deputies allowed another inmate to spray him with urine and feces multiple times and then broke his arm.
San Francisco Police Sued For Racial Bias After Drug ArrestsA group of black men is suing the San Francisco Police Department alleging racial bias, claiming the men were targeted for arrest by a department plagued with a culture of racism.
Lawsuit Accuses Facebook Of Enabling Human TraffickersA human trafficking survivor from Texas has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, alleging the social media giant provides traffickers an unrestricted way to "stalk, exploit, recruit, groom ... and extort children into the sex trade."
Clergy Abuse Lawsuit Targets All California Catholic BishopsA Southern California man who says he was sexually abused by his parish priest decades ago has sued all Catholic bishops in California and the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Elon Musk, Tesla to Pay $40 Million to Settle SEC Fraud SuitThe settlement will require Musk to relinquish his role as chairman for at least three years, but he will able to remain as CEO.
New California Law Helps Utilities With Wildfire LawsuitsGov. Jerry Brown signed a measure Friday allowing utilities to bill their customers to pay for future legal settlements stemming from devastating 2017 wildfires, even if the blazes are blamed on the company's mismanagement.
Lawsuit Challenges Oakland Law That Bans Loitering On Public Housing Two East Bay men sued the city of Oakland in federal court Wednesday to challenge the constitutionality of a municipal law that forbids loitering on public housing property.