San Mateo Reaches $450,000 Settlement Agreement With Housing GroupThe city of San Mateo has reached a settlement with a Bay Area housing advocacy group and has agreed to pay $450,000 over a proposed housing project, city officials announced Thursday.
Twitter To Pay $809 Million To Settle Class Action Lawsuit Brought By InvestorsTwitter has agreed to pay $809.5 million to settle a consolidated class action lawsuit alleging that the company misled investors about how much its user base was growing and how much users interacted with its platform.
CoCo District Attorney Imposes $4 Million in Fines for Steel ManufacturerThe Pittsburg-based steel manufacturer USS-UPI agreed to pay $4 million in fines this week in a settlement deal over a series of hazardous waste violations going back to 2017, the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
$1.77M Settlement Reached Over False Marketing Of Dog Waste BagsFour companies will pay over $1.77 million in fines as part of a settlement with 23 California district attorneys' offices over allegations that the companies sold dog waste bags falsely advertised as being environmentally friendly.
5 Sonoma County Governments Reach $31M Settlement With PG&E Over 2019 Kincade FireSonoma County, the town of Windsor and the cities of Healdsburg, Cloverdale and Santa Rosa announced Wednesday that they have reached a joint $31 million settlement with PG&E over damages caused by the 2019 Kincade Fire.
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.