Tesla ordered to pay former employee $ 137 M over racism at work

A federal jury in San Francisco has ordered Tesla to pay $137 million to a former Black contractor who claimed he was discriminated against at work. In his lawsuit, Owen Diaz, a contract elevator operator at Tesla’s Fremont, California factory from 2015 to 2016, said that Tesla employees called him and others the N-word, told… Read More

Chapman University sexual assault suspect arrested

According to authorities, a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman at Chapman University in Southern California was arrested on Tuesday, 28 September, after a family member turned him in. The Orange County Register said a 22-year-old man was taken to the Chapman university by a family member after seeing surveillance footage of the suspect… Read More

Mother Charged in the murder of her decapitated children

Authorities have charged a mother with murder in the deaths of her two children, whose bodies were discovered decapitated inside the family’s Lancaster home late last year. On Monday, September 27, Prosecutors charged Natalie Brothwell, 44, with murder and felony child endangerment for the deaths of her 12-year-old son Maurice Taylor Jr. and 13-year-old daughter… Read More

1 dead, 3 injured in San Jose single vehicle crash

The crash occurred at Gurdwara Avenue and Carrera Court in the Evergreen hills at 10:10 p.m. on Tuesday. San Jose police said one boy was killed, and three others inside the 2001 gray Honda Civic had serious injuries. According to the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner and Coroner’s Office, Daniel Desiderio Bugarin Hernandez of San… Read More

Folsom senior home elder abuse case appears in court

After her arrest last week, a woman who worked as a caregiver at a Folsom senior living facility accused of abusing an elderly woman appeared in Sacramento Superior Court. According to a criminal complaint filed on September 21 by the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office, Sharan Umlesh Kaur, 49, has been charged with one felony… Read More

CHP officers searches for missing rollover crash driver

Authorities are searching for the driver involved in a rollover accident in Chula Vista early Monday, September 27. The California Highway Patrol received a report after 3 a.m. of a car rolled in a ravine on southbound Interstate 15, north of E Street. Authorities arrived at the crash location to find a totaled white sedan… Read More

California School District agrees to settle sexual abuse lawsuit

Redlands Unified School District has agreed to an $11 M Settlement for complaints filed by seven victims and alleged victims against a former middle school teacher serving a 74-year prison sentence for sexual abuse. According to reports from Thursday, the Redlands Unified School District ended litigation, including four separate lawsuits involving Sean Ramiro Lopez, an… Read More

Activision Blizzard to pay $18 M to settle Workplace Harassment Lawsuit

Activision Blizzard has agreed to pay $ 18 Million for settlement over charges of sexual harassment and discrimination against female employees. On Monday, Activision Blizzard, the company with the massively popular video games, confirmed a settlement with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The federal agency protecting workers against discrimination had filed a civil… Read More

Man hit and killed in collision in southeast Fresno

According to police, a man lost his life after being hit by a car in southeast Fresno. The accident happened near Cedar and Butler just before 8. p.m. on Friday night. Authorities say they found the man in the middle of the street with several injuries when they arrived. They are unsure why he was… Read More

California New Law Aims to Protect Workers at Retail Warehouses

California has passed a law to improve the working conditions of warehouse workers, including those employed by Amazon and other major companies, and became the first state to do so. On Wednesday, Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 701 into law, taking effect in the new year. The law is intended to mitigate the impact… Read More