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Pesticide Action Network etc. v. Cal. Dept. of Pesticide Reg.
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: A145632M
Morales-Simental v. Genentech
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: A145865
Lyons v. Colgate-Palmolive Co.  
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: A150567

Justia Opinion Summary: Lyons sued Colgate, alleging that she developed mesothelioma from the use of Colgate’s Cashmere Bouquet cosmetic talcum powder. Colgate manufactured Cashmere Bouquet from 1871 to 1985 and continued marketing it until 199...

In re Kayla W.  
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: B277567

Justia Opinion Summary: The Department recommended that the child remain removed from her legal guardians' custody and placed in suitable out-of-home care until her legal guardians could make adequate progress to return her to their custody. Th...

P. v. Bona
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: B277751M
People v. Hahn  
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: B279344

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to felony possession of a controlled substance and was initially placed on deferred entry of judgment for 24 months. Six years and 22 appearances later, the trial court terminated defendant's pro...

Dryden Oaks v. San Diego County Regional Airport Authority
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: D069161
People v. Rodriguez  
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: F070900

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was sentenced to eight months in prison for his conviction of violating the terms of his release from custody. Defendant had an ankle monitor and was not allowed to leave the county without permission. The GPS...

People v. Lewelling  
Date: October 17, 2017
Docket Number: A147248

Justia Opinion Summary: Guanill, a 60-year-old disabled, homeless man who takes pain medication, abuses alcohol, and is known to be abusive to medical staff, arrived at San Francisco General Hospital emergency department at 3:27 a.m. on Novembe...

Living Rivers Council v. State Water Resources Control Bd
Date: October 17, 2017
Docket Number: A148400M
Protect Telegraph Hill v. City and County of San Francisco
Date: October 17, 2017
Docket Number: A148544A
Melendez v. San Francisco Baseball Associates  
Date: October 17, 2017
Docket Number: A149482

Justia Opinion Summary: San Francisco Baseball Associates (the Giants) unsuccessfully moved to compel arbitration of the wage and hour claims of Melendez, a security guard employed at AT&T Park. Melendez argued that he and other security guards...

California v. Rose  
Date: October 17, 2017
Docket Number: C080546

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Darren Rose, a member of the Alturas Indian Rancheria, ran two smoke shops located in Indian country but far from any lands governed by the Alturas Indian Rancheria. In those smoke shops, Rose sold illegal ciga...

California v. Warmington  
Date: October 17, 2017
Docket Number: C082556

Justia Opinion Summary: In December 2002, defendant Leonard Warmington worked a courtesy clerk at a Redding Walmart. He stole a television from the store, returned it for a $746.46 Walmart gift card, and used the card to purchase various items....

Williams v. Superior Court
Date: October 17, 2017
Docket Number: C083126M
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