California

New lawsuit targets California ride-hail labor law

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Ride-hail drivers and a union filed a lawsuit Thursday against Proposition 22 — a ballot measure that exempted Uber and other...

Millie Hughes-Fulford, trailblazing astronaut, dies at 75

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SAN FRANCISCO — Millie Hughes-Fulford, a trailblazing astronaut and scientist who became the first female payload specialist to fly in space for NASA, died...

Marriage & divorce amid pandemic: Couples’ challenges abound

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<p>For many U.S. couples yearning to be married, the pandemic has wreaked havoc on their wedding plans while bolstering their teamwork and resilience. For...

Contractor sentenced in San Francisco corruption scandal

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SAN FRANCISCO — A millionaire recycling plant owner who admitted bribing the city's public works director with gifts that included a $36,550 gold Rolex...

UK tech tycoon fights US extradition over ill-fated HP deal

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<p>LONDON &mdash; A British tech entrepreneur appeared in a London court Tuesday to fight extradition to the United States on fraud charges stemming from...

UK tech tycoon fights US extradition over ill-fated HP deal

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LONDON — A British tech entrepreneur appeared in a London court Tuesday to fight extradition to the United States on fraud charges stemming from...

Marriage & divorce amid pandemic: Couples’ challenges abound

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For many U.S. couples yearning to be married, the pandemic has wreaked havoc on their wedding plans while bolstering their teamwork and resilience. For...