Northern California Record

Monday, July 22, 2019

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  • BP, others file for dismissal in climate change case

    BP, along with four other oil companies, on March 20 filed a motion to dismiss a case in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District Court of California, claiming that the people of the state of California, the plaintiff, has failed to state a claim of relief required under federal law.

  • San Francisco city attorney opposes state's fixed bail schedule

    SAN FRANCISCO -- In October 2015, legal action was taken against the state of California by a rights group based in Washington, D.C., claiming the current fixed bail scheduled system is unconstitutional and does not provide equal opportunities for wealthy and poor incarcerated individuals.

  • Warriors' arena project lawsuit appeal gains support

    SAN FRANCISCO – The Center for Biological Diversity, Coalition for Clean Air, Communities for a Better Environment and the Sunset Coalition have filed a “friend of the court” brief in support of those opposing the Golden State Warriors’ proposed 18,000-seat arena.  

  • San Francisco supervisors are ready for a challenge to amended short-term rental law

    SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Board of Supervisors' amendment to the short-term rental law, putting companies like Airbnb on the hook for ensuring listed hosts are registered with the city and county, has caught the attention of other local governments.

  • Civil rights attorney Arce gains momentum in District 9 race

    SAN FRANCISCO – Local civil rights attorney Joshua Arce, who is vying for the District 9 supervisor seat, has recently secured several key campaign endorsements as he seeks to bring change to the Board of Supervisor’s representation of the Mission District, an area where the city’s affordable housing issue has taken center stage.