Former Palo Alto VA Cardiology Chief Dr. John Giacomini Indicted For Alleged Sexual Battery Against SubordinateFederal authorities have indicted Dr. John Giacomini, former Chief of Cardiology at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Hospital, for alleged sexual battery against a female subordinate doctor at the hospital.
Google Legal Chief David Drummond Leaving Amid Sexual Misconduct AccusationsDavid Drummond, the legal chief of Google parent company Alphabet, is leaving at the end of the month, following accusations of inappropriate relationships with employees.
Judge Temporarily Blocks New California Law Outlawing Forced ArbitrationA federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked a new California law outlawing mandatory arbitration agreements that critics say can make it more difficult for workers to sue their bosses for sexual harassment.
Uber To Pay $4.4 Million To End Federal Sexual Harassment ProbeUber Technologies Inc. will establish a $4.4 million fund to settle a federal investigation into allegations that the San Francisco company allowed a rampant culture of sexual harassment.
Alameda County Sheriff's Deputy Accused Of Molesting, Sexting Teen GirlAn Alameda County Sheriff's deputy has been charged with sexually inappropriate communication with a teenage girl, according to the sheriff's office.
Report: Stanford Responded To Nearly 300 Sexual Harassment Incidents In 2018-19Stanford University responded to 279 reported incidents of sexual harassment, sexual violence and gender discrimination on campus in the 2018-19 academic year, according to a university report.
Contra Costa County Judge Ordered Removed From Office For MisconductA state judicial commission in San Francisco on Wednesday ordered Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge John Laettner removed from office for multiple instances of misconduct.
Former El Cerrito Police Officer Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against DepartmentA woman has sued the small East Bay police department she used to work for over allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace.
San Francisco, Philly Operas Drop Plácido Domingo Following Accusations Of Sexual HarassmentThe San Francisco Opera said Tuesday it is canceling a Plácido Domingo concert scheduled for October after a report detailing sexual harassment allegations against the opera legend over the last three decades.
Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against California Doctors Up Sharply In Wake Of #MeTooA newspaper investigation finds the number of complaints against California physicians for sexual misconduct has risen 62% since fall of 2017.
Facebook CEO's Security Chief Out Over Allegations Of Sexual Harassment, Racial Slurs Against Zuckerberg's WifeFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief won't be returning to his job after being accused of sexual misconduct and slurs that included racist remarks about Zuckerberg's wife, Priscilla Chan.
Contra Costa County Assessor No-Shows For Misconduct ArraignmentEmbattled Contra Costa County Assessor Gus Kramer missed his scheduled appearance in a Martinez courtroom Wednesday morning, where he was to be arraigned on allegations of "willful or corrupt" misconduct in office.
Grand Jury Seeks Removal Of Contra Costa Assessor For Alleged MisconductContra Costa County prosecutors filed a grand jury accusation in Superior Court on Wednesday, seeking the removal of county Assessor Gus Kramer for alleged "willful or corrupt" misconduct.
Mark Zuckerberg Security Chief Accused Of Sexual Misconduct; Racist, Homophobic CommentsFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's personal security chief faces accusations of sexual misconduct and making racist and homophobic comments.
California State Agencies Not Giving Required Harassment TrainingA number of California state agencies have failed to provide sexual harassment training for all their supervisors as required by state law, an investigation published Tuesday found.