A Contra Costa County measure to tax and regulate marijuana businesses in a similar fashion to those dealing in alcohol and tobacco won by a wide margin.
Federal prosecutors and the FBI warned people affected by the Mendocino Complex fires to be on the alert for possible fraud in connection with the cleanup of the fires, according to a statement issued Thursday in San Francisco.
Despite allegations that Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf violated federal law by notifying the public of a massive immigration sweep, she said she’s confident that her actions were fully legal.
An Oakland orthopedic surgeon who surrendered his medical license last year on grounds of sexual misconduct and unprofessional conduct has now also been suspended from participating in California’s workers’ compensation system, a state agency said.
At least 21 people were arrested and ordered to appear in immigration court during a nationwide U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation.
Parents who have a hard time finding a sanitary baby changing station will soon have a number of places to choose from in San Francisco.
Two former Bay Area Air Quality Management District employees have brought on a whistleblower lawsuit against the district, accusing it of improperly destroying records and …
States that legalized same-sex marriage before it became federal law two years ago saw a sharp decline in suicide attempts by high school students.
A federal magistrate judge in San Francisco has granted the IRS approval for a first step to gain information about bitcoin users who may have failed to pay taxes due.
The California Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that could determine whether Yelp Inc. and similar websites can be forced to remove an allegedly defamatory review.
Protesters gathered outside U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offices in San Francisco to demand the agency rescind the permit for a controversial crude oil pipeline.
The Oaks Card Club in Emeryville will pay a $650,000 fine for willful violations of the Bank Secrecy Act.
A San Francisco art dealer was sentenced in federal court in Las Vegas today to one year and two days for his role in selling two horns from an endangered Black Rhinoceros.
A Mexican national accused of fatally shooting a woman on San Francisco’s Pier 14 over the summer is seeking to have murder charges filed against …
A federal judge turned down a prosecution request to seal documents in which racketeering defendant Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow disclosed excerpts of FBI wiretap applications.
Federal prosecutors have asked a U.S. judge in San Francisco to seal documents in which defense attorneys for Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow claim prosecutors unfairly targeted him.
A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a San Francisco medical marijuana dispensary can’t deduct business expenses for sales of the drug.
U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California) and the San Francisco Police Officers Association have expressed their deep concern that 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle might still be alive …
The U.S. Justice Department and plaintiffs in a 45-year-old school discrimination case asked a federal judge Wednesday to approve a modified agreement for services to English …
San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener is hoping to get approval to create a task force to help plan local policies if cannabis is legalized in …