5 Charged In SF Corruption Probe, Temporarily Barred From Receiving City ContractsFive business executives linked to widespread corruption in San Francisco city departments have been temporarily barred from doing business with the city, City Attorney Dennis Herrera said on Monday.
Ronen Proposes Legislation to End 'Fraudulent Abuse' In City's Building Permit SystemSan Francisco Supervisor Hillary Ronen proposed legislation on Tuesday that would put an end to what she called "fraudulent abuse" of the city's Department of Building Inspection permit system.
SF Supe Introduces Anti-Corruption Legislation In Wake Of Public Works ScandalIn the wake of the release of a preliminary report probing a public corruption scandal in San Francisco's Dept. of Public Works, Sup. Matt Haney will introduce an anti-corruption legislative package.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Accuses National Enquirer of BlackmailAmazon CEO Jeff Bezos says the National Enquirer is threatening to publish revealing photographs of him unless his private investigators back off the tabloid and he accused the Enquirer of "extortion and blackmail."
San Jose Diocese To Release Names In Investigation Of Priest AbuseA dramatic announcement came Thursday evening from the Diocese of San Jose to confront the scandal consuming the Catholic church. The diocese will start releasing the names of priests implicated in the sexual abuse scandal.
Actress in Woody Allen Film Will Donate Salary to Sexual Misconduct Defense InitiativeActress Rebecca Hall said she was hired for Allen's "A Rainy Day in New York" but "regrets" her decision and will donate her salary to Time's Up.
Harvey Weinstein Expelled from Academy of Motion Picture Arts and SciencesDisgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been revoked by its board.
Judge Won't Seek Further Discipline Of High Rank OPD In Sex Abuse ScandalA federal judge indicated he will seek no further discipline against high-ranking Oakland police officials implicated in botching the initial investigation into the recent sex abuse scandal.
'Rock Bottom': Weiner Gets 21 Months In Prison For SextingAnthony Weiner's sexting compulsion cost him his seat in Congress, his shot at becoming New York mayor and his marriage, and may have even denied Hillary Clinton the presidency. On Monday, it cost him his freedom.
Embattled Piedmont Official To Step Down From City CouncilHaving already resigned as Piedmont's mayor, a scandal-plagued East Bay public servant announced Wednesday that he would step down from the city council after controversy surrounding a series of vulgar social media posts.
Lawsuit Filed Against City Of Richmond On Behalf Of Teen In Sex Misconduct ScandalA civil rights lawsuit has been filed against the city of Richmond and its officers, alleging that several officers exploited a teenage sex worker while others turned a blind eye.
Former Defense Contractor Executives Plead Guilty In U.S. Navy Bribery ScandalTwo former executives of a defense contractor linked to an international Navy bribery scandal have pleaded guilty to federal charges in San Diego.
New Accounts Down In Wake Of Wells Fargo Fake Account ScandalWells Fargo is still seeing fewer people at its bank branches as well as a decline in checking-account openings as the scandal over its sales practices takes its toll.
Takata Pleads Guilty In Air Bag Scandal, Agrees To Pay $1BJapanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. pleaded guilty to fraud Monday and agreed to pay a $1 billion penalty for concealing a deadly defect in millions of its air bags.
Proposed US Settlement In VW Emissions Scandal Contains $4.3 Billion In FinesVolkswagen says it is in "advanced talks" with United States authorities over a proposed settlement that contains $4.3 billion in criminal and civil fines over its diesel emissions scandal.