COVID: Settlement to Allow Youth Sports to Resume Indoors and Outdoors in CaliforniaA settlement between a youth sports advocacy group and the state means all youth sports will soon be allowed outdoors and indoors in California, as long as COVID protocols are followed.
California AG Becerra Announces $5.75 Million Settlement with General MotorsCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Friday announced a $5.75 million settlement against General Motors, a payout that resolves allegations that the company made misleading statements to investors regarding the costs the company would incur due to its ignition switch problems.
Google To Pay $2.6 Million To Settle Allegations Of Discrimination Against Asians, WomenGoogle will pay $2.6 million to more than 5,500 employees and past job applicants to resolve allegations that the internet giant discriminated against female engineers and Asians in California and Washington state.
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.
Ghost Ship Case: Oakland City Council Approves Final Settlement For Warehouse ResidentsOakland city councilmembers approved a settlement Tuesday giving a total of $399,000 to 12 people who were once residents of the Ghost Ship warehouse before it burned down killing 36 people in December 2016, council records show.
Bed Bath & Beyond To Pay $1.49 Million To Settle Lawsuit Alleging Illegal Hazardous Waste DumpingRetailer Bed Bath & Beyond will pay $1.49 million to settle a lawsuit over allegations the company illegally disposed of hazardous waste at local landfills, authorities announced Wednesday.
Vallejo Settles Suit For Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Of Ronell Foster For $5.7 MillionA civil case has been settled against the city of Vallejo for $5.7 million over the fatal police shooting of Ronell Foster in 2018, city officials announced Friday.
SF To Pay Whistleblower $400K Over Fmr. DA Gascón Allegedly Taking Guns On FlightsSan Francisco has agreed to pay $400,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a former city investigator who claimed retaliation after expressing concerns that former district attorney Gascon was allegedly carrying firearms on flights.
Oakland Reaches $32.7 Million Settlement In Ghost Ship Fire LawsuitThe city of Oakland has reached a $32.7 million settlement of the lawsuits filed over the disastrous Ghost Ship warehouse fire in 2016.
Care.com Settles Lawsuit Claiming It Misrepresented Background Checks, Auto-Renewed SubscriptionsA website that connects users with babysitters, caretakers and pet-sitters will pay $1 million to settle a consumer protection lawsuit jointly brought on by San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin and Marin County District Attorney Lori Frugoli.
Oakland To Pay $147K In Settlement With Cyclist Arrested, Jailed For 'Bicycling While Black'Oakland City Council members approved a settlement Tuesday with Richmond resident Najari Smith, who was stopped by police in 2018 for allegedly playing music too loud from a trailer attached to a bicycle he was riding.
Dozens Protest Deal With Hastings To Move Hundreds Of Homeless People From TenderloinDozens of activists marched through San Francisco's Tenderloin Tuesday, denouncing a plan by the city to move hundreds of homeless people from the area in accordance with a settlement between the city and the UC Hastings College of Law.
Air District Announces $146K Settlement With Richmond Chevron Refinery For ViolationsThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced a settlement of nearly $150,000 with Chevron for air quality violations at the oil and gas company's Richmond refinery.
East Bay School District Reaches $665K Settlement With Student Over Bond Parody VideoThe San Ramon Valley Unified School District has reached a $665,000 settlement with a former student body president who was disciplined for participating in a James Bond parody video on the eve of a school election, the students' lawyers announced Wednesday.
Caltrans To Pay $1.3M To Homeless Who Lost Belongings In 'Bag And Tag' CleanupsIn a first of its kind settlement, Caltrans has agreed to pay $1.3 million to homeless residents who lost their belongings during encampment cleanup operations.