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Former Nevada prosecutor disbarred for accepting campaign donation bribe

Olivia Olsen Jan. 22, 2017, 2:26pm

LOS ANGELES — David Wyser, a former deputy prosecutor in Reno, Nevada, was disbarred by the State Bar Court of California on Nov. 4.

California Supreme Court to decide on Banning Ranch development

Sara McCleary Jan. 20, 2017, 6:18pm

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — The California Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Jan. 4 in a case to decide the fate of Newport Beach’s Banning Ranch.

Man claims Life Insurance Co. of North America wrongfully terminated benefits after three years

Wadi Reformado Jan. 20, 2017, 3:36pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Brentwood man alleges he is still disabled and that his insurer wrongfully terminated benefits.

Former Condor Gentlemen's Club dancers allege they were not paid a minimum wage

Wadi Reformado Jan. 20, 2017, 3:27pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Former exotic dancers claim they were misclassified as independent contractors and not paid proper wages by a San Francisco business.

Hayes Valley HOA to receive $2.33M for construction defects

Tabitha Fleming Jan. 20, 2017, 3:08pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A Hayes Valley homeowners association will receive a settlement of $2.33 million following a lawsuit it filed citing major construction defects.

Phillips 66 Co. employees allege the company violated state labor codes

Wadi Reformado Jan. 20, 2017, 3:08pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Three California residents allege that the were required to work 12-hour shifts and were never provided rest breaks.

Erickson Productions claims photograph was unlawfully used on website

Wadi Reformado Jan. 20, 2017, 2:57pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Petaluma photographer alleges his photograph was used on a website without his permission.

Woman alleges Life Insurance Co. of North America wrongfully terminated benefits

Wadi Reformado Jan. 20, 2017, 2:48pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Monterey County resident claims her disability benefits were wrongfully terminated.

California Supreme Court clarifies rules on employee rest breaks

Dee Thompson Jan. 20, 2017, 12:25pm

SACRAMENTO — Should meal breaks and rest breaks be treated equally under California law, with employees not subject to being “on call?” A recent ruling by the California Supreme Court says yes.

JS Products Inc. accused of infringing patented socket wrench design

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 20, 2017, 10:17am

SACRAMENTO – An Auburn company alleges a Las Vegas business unlawfully copied its patented socket wrench design.

Former employee files class action against Rent-A-Center over allegations of unpaid overtime

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 20, 2017, 10:01am

SACRAMENTO – A Sacramento man formerly employed by Rent-A-Center alleges the company violated labor laws.

North Sports alleges Love Ridge uses infringing platforms at water park

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 20, 2017, 9:50am

SACRAMENTO – The owner of Velocity Island Park in Woodland is accused if infringing a patent for a swim platform.

School Loop alleges Dewsly Education is unlawfully using mark

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 20, 2017, 9:38am

SAN JOSE – A San Francisco business that caters to the educational field alleges a Missouri company is using its trademark for similar services.

Former Zwick USA employee alleges he was not paid overtime wages

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 20, 2017, 6:41am

SAN FRANCISCO – A field service engineer alleges he was not properly compensated for all hours worked by his former employer.

Appeals court rules in defective-flooring case

Dee Thompson Jan. 19, 2017, 11:34pm

SACRAMENTO — A California appeals court recently sided with an insurer in a case involving Best Buy store contractors and flooring.

State Supreme Court could rule on Santa Clara County, San Jose fight over $40 million

Glenn Minnis Jan. 19, 2017, 4:24pm

SAN FRANCISCO – The California Supreme could soon rule in a long-simmering dispute between San Jose and Santa Clara County over which government agency is entitled to $40 million in already-collected property taxes.  

Consumer claims Wells Fargo Bank contacted her on cellphone without consent

Wadi Reformado Jan. 19, 2017, 4:04pm

SAN FRANCISCO – An Oakland individual claims a debt collector contacted her without her consent.

All Nation Security Services Inc. accused of using illegal uniform policy

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 19, 2017, 3:57pm

SACRAMENTO – A security guard for various locations in Sacramento County alleges his employer violated state labor codes.

Western Skyways accused of returning airplane in defective condition

Wadi Reformado Jan. 19, 2017, 7:08am

SACRAMENTO – Santa Cruz County owners of a Cessna airplane allege the plane was not returned to them in a manner that was airworthy after repairs.

Man alleges US Med LLC invaded his privacy with solicitation calls

Jenie Mallari-Torres Jan. 18, 2017, 8:08pm

SACRAMENTO – A Kern County man alleges his privacy was invaded by a marketing company.