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.
SF Supes Consider $369K Settlement For Raid On Freelance Journalist's Home, OfficeThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering a proposed $369,000 settlement with a freelance journalist whose home and office were raided by police last year.
$8M Settlement Reached In San Ramon Valley High School Drowning LawsuitThe family of a 15-year old San Ramon Valley High School freshman who drowned in the school's swimming pool in Danville in May 2018 has agreed to an $8 million settlement of a wrongful death lawsuit.
Recovery Fund Allows Wildfire Victims To Share PG&E Settlement Money With Those Facing Greater NeedNorth Bay wildfire victims approaching a deadline to apply for Pacific Gas and Electric settlement funds are getting a boost from a new tool to help them on their road to recovery.
Pharmaceutical Companies Agree To $70M California Settlement Over Drug PricesFour pharmaceutical companies collectively are agreeing to pay California nearly $70 million to settle allegations that they delayed drugs to keep prices high.
Equifax Reaches $700M Settlement In Data Breach; 15M Californians May Be Eligible For ReliefEquifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the U.S. and states over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information.
No Deal Reached After Hopeful Talks; New Haven Teachers Strike To Enter 2nd WeekThe New Haven Unified School District announced that the 12-hour Memorial Day bargaining session was not able to produce a settlement. The strike will enter its second week Tuesday,
Yahoo Reaches $117.5 Million Settlement In Huge Data BreachNearly 200 million people who had sensitive information snatched from their Yahoo accounts will receive two years of free credit-monitoring services and other potential restitution in a legal settlement valued at $117.5 million.
UC Berkeley Settles Lawsuit Over Cancellation Of Conservative Speakers On CampusThe University of California, Berkeley has agreed to consider changes to its policy on major campus events as part of a settlement in a lawsuit over student access to conservative speakers.
Cancer Case Plaintiff Continues Crusade Against MonsantoA Bay Area man who won a groundbreaking lawsuit against Monsanto spoke out in Berkeley Wednesday night after accepting a reduced award in court.
SF Supes Pay $14.5 Million To Woman Paralyzed By Falling Tree LimbSan Francisco supervisors approved a $14.5 million settlement for Emma Zhou who was paralyzed from the waist down when she was struck by a heavy tree limb at a park.