Stories about Lawsuits

Insurance companies deny 100s of COVID claims; venues sue

Ivy Room heads lawsuit against First Mercury after hearing coronavirus business disruption isn't covered.

The plutonium of Artificial Intelligence could be coming to a city near you

Facial recognition technology is a frightening threat to our civil liberties -- and government and corporations are starting to use it without adequate controls.

Foreign Correspondent: Washington’s COVID blame game

Trump officials are tying to deflect from their own pitiful performance.

‘Crip Camp’ captures a very vivid moment in disability rights struggle

New doc tells the story of hippie-like Camp Jened's critical influence—but 'don't call it inspiration porn' says filmmaker

Coronavirus crisis doesn’t stop eviction cases

Landlord lawyers still demanding that courts rule against tenants and hold trials -- right now, despite shelter-at-home rules.

Talking Yimby, acting Nimby in District 5

Unpacking the failed news media narrative of Nimbys in SF -- and how it applies to the D5 supervisor race.

Massive new office development in Soma? Maybe not

A March ballot measure could slow office growth until there's enough affordable housing for the workers.

Will the taxpayers bail out the Millennium Tower developer?

It appears that a big part of the settlement deal over the Leaning Tower of Soma will involve public money.

The inhumanity of homeless ‘sweeps’

When did taking people's possessions, destroying their shelter, and leaving them to suffer in the rain become the new normal?

Regional planners mount a quiet coup to promote developers and attack vulnerable communities

Public money finances secret meetings of powerful group—to encourage the Growth Machine with no protections for tenants and no barriers against displacement, all in the name of solving the housing crisis.