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.
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.