San Francisco

San Francisco /sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural center and a leading financial hub of the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California.The only consolidated city-county in California, San Francisco encompasses a land area of about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) on the northern end of the San Francisco Peninsula, giving it a density of about 17,867 people per square mile (6,898 people per km2). It is the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City.
Posts about San Francisco
  • House to Vote on Immigration Bill

    … “sanctuary cities” — localities that limit cooperation with federal immigration authorities, including by refusing to hold an immigrant in jail longer just so federal officials can pick him or her up to be deported. If you have any questions in regard to deportation or removal, you may want to speak with a Miami immigration lawyer or an Austin…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 28 readers -
  • United Airlines Deep Dark Secret

    … offered a choice. The much more sinister story involves defrauding the federal government, using unsafe aircraft parts and fudging inspection records. We first wrote about this story last November. At that time a federal judge dismissed a federal whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former United aircraft technician, David Grant. In 2015, Grant sued…

    Due Diligence- 11 readers -
  • Nuclear Reactors, Foreign Steel and Whistleblowers

    … on the new Oakland Bay Bridge in San Francisco. Bad Steel Used in French Nuclear Reactors? The Economist reports that France’s quasi-public electricity utility, Electricite´de France (EDF) is facing a crisis over bad reactor parts. So many nuclear reactors are down that the company is in a crisis. One prolonged cold spell could cause blackouts…

    Due Diligence- 13 readers -
  • Getting From Point A to Point B With Money

    … Taking a trip is exciting. You have a staring place [“Point A”] and a destination [“Point B”]. Along the way, is the “journey.” Getting from Point A to Point B is simple when it’s a road trip because we look at a map, or nowadays, we’ll just plug in our destination into our GPS system, and the road to our destination appears before us. Thinking…

    Christine Kingston/ Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor- 25 readers -
  • Bloomberg BNA

    … California drivers to $27 million in their lawsuit to be treated as employees rather than as contractors (Cotter v. Lyft Inc., N.D. Cal., 13-cv-04065, proposed settlement filed 5/11/16). The revised settlement comes after a San Francisco federal judge rejected an earlier $12.5 million offer, saying it would have shortchanged drivers. If approved by the court, the settlement would let the ride-share company continue to classify drivers as independent contractors. The post Bloomberg BNA appeared first on Mahany Law. …

    Due Diligence- 38 readers -
  • iNews Today

    … be approved by a San Francisco federal judge, provides for a $100 million payout to drivers in those two states on the basis of how many miles each has driven for Uber. “Uber tried to piecemeal this and said, ‘OK, we’ll just settle with California and MA drivers, ‘” said Brian H. Mahany, the plaintiff attorney who filed the class-action lawsuit in IL…

    Due Diligence- 25 readers -
  • 10th Annual Patent Law Institute CLE Program From PLI

    … On May 5-6, 2016, Practicing Law Institute (PLI) will be conducting its 10th Annual Patent Law Institute. The Institute will be held in San Francisco and also will be broadcast life via webcast. Registration is available at the following link. According to PLI, The Institute is designed to be of ultimate practice value to all three subgroups…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 18 readers -
  • Justice Thomas’ Overlooked Second Amendment Statement

    …, 745 (2000) (Scalia, J., dissenting). The right to keep and bear arms, for example, “implies a corresponding right to obtain the bullets necessary to use them,” Jackson v. City and County of San Francisco, 746 F. 3d 953, 967 (CA9 2014) (internal quotation marks omitted), and “to acquire and maintain proficiency in their use,” Ezell v. Chicago, 651…

    Joshua Prince/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 16 readers -
  • Frisco Fest ~ March 5 & 6, 2016

    … San Francisco Plantation will host its 13th Annual “Frisco Fest” Spring Garden & Craft Festival on March 5 & 6, 2016. This year’s festival promises to be better than ever with a classic rock performance by IMAGE on Saturday at 3 pm and a Zydeco show featuring Geno Delafose & The French Rockin’ Boogie on Sunday at 1pm. Other acts…

    Houma Personal Injury Attorney- 27 readers -
  • Q & A with a Merit Systems Protection Board Representative

    …. A judge has the ability to grant up to two 30 day case suspensions to allow the parties more time to engage in discovery, settle the case, or just to accommodate various working schedules. After a case is docketed with a MSPB regional office, for example, San Francisco, the case will be assigned to a administrative judge (AJ). This AJ will then issue…

    Mike Ivancie/ Ivancie Law- 49 readers -
  • Homeless Whistleblower Gets $140,000!

    … share a common thread. They have a strong sense of right and wrong and aren’t afraid to stand up for what is right. The Los Angeles Times carried a story this week of homeless man in San Francisco, Matthew Hay-Chapman. A week ago Chapman was trying to survive San Francisco’s chilly winter temperatures as his only shelter was a blanket. Matthew lives…

    Due Diligence- 23 readers -
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