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

    … House to Vote on Immigration Bill As a Miami immigration lawyer and an Austin immigration lawyer, I read with interest that the House Republicans are preparing to take up a pair of bills next week that crack down on illegal immigration, according to leadership sources, in a bid to carry out President Donald Trump’s promise of tougher…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 26 readers -
  • United Airlines Deep Dark Secret

    … United Airlines is no stranger to bad press. Remember the professional musicians who helplessly watched their expensive guitars destroyed by United ground personnel? That little incident launched years of bad publicity after the band recorded a song entitled United Destroys Guitars. The guitar incident was in 2008. Things have only become worse…

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

    … funded projects use steel made in America. (State projects funded solely with toll monies are probably exempt.) Cheaper steel is available from China and Turkey but lawmakers want projects built with tax dollars to use high quality, American made components. Two years ago, we successfully brought a whistleblower case under the False Claims Act…

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

    … financially, after dumping their debts off at bankruptcy court. Finally, at some time, you may reach Point B. Whether you get there by paying off your debts in full and on your own, or file bankruptcy, you’re there. How you get there can be the difference of both time and money. This reminds me of a trip I took to San Francisco that once took 12…

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

    … set shifts, earn a fixed hourly wage, and lose the ability to drive with other ride-sharing apps as well as the personal flexibility they most value.” In two other potential class actions, Uber drivers were told to arbitrate claims on worker classification. A Maryland driver could not proceed in court with a proposed class action because she…

    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

    …) (discussing the implicit right to possess ammunition)); Andrews v. State, 50 Tenn. 165, 178 (1871) (discussing both rights). Without protection for these closely related rights, the Second Amendment would be toothless. (Emphasis added). This statement is so profound and logical; yet, many judges overlook it…or, possibly, their political views…

    Joshua Prince/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 15 readers -
  • Frisco Fest ~ March 5 & 6, 2016

    … are slated to be announced. The spring festival features over 100 Artists & Crafters throughout the grounds, delicious Cajun & Creole Cuisine, Master Gardener Clinics, a Jr. Art Expo, and Kids Activities including Pony Rides, a Petting Zoo, Inflatables, Rock Climbing, and Bungee Trampolines. Frisco Fest is also packed full of special events…

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

    … Today we’re going to be doing a question and answer session with a Merit Systems Protection Board,(MSPB) attorney/representative. Q: So, for starters, what is the Merit Systems Protection Board or MSPB? The Merit Systems Protection Board (wiki) is a little-known administrative judicial agency in the federal government that is responsible…

    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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