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California joins opposition against immigration ban

California joins opposition against immigration ban

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 8
Filed under Metro, Politics, Showcase

On Jan. 27 President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order that put a 90-day ban on immigration between the United States and seven countries that include Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Yemen and Somalia, according to the order. In response, Washington State filed a lawsuit earlier this month that claim... Read more »

CSUEB lawsuit keeps campus housing on hold

CSUEB lawsuit keeps campus housing on hold

Michele Dennis,
Contributor
November 30
Filed under Campus, Showcase

Rising rents in the Bay Area can make it difficult for students to afford off-campus housing, so many of Cal State East Bay’s students seek on-campus housing when they start school here. There’s one big problem, though: The student population on the Hayward campus continues to grow, but housin... Read more »

Richmond Police Department receives disciplinary recommendations

Richmond Police Department receives disciplinary recommendations

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
October 5
Filed under Metro, Showcase

On Tuesday, the lawyer for Jasmine Abuslin, a 19-year-old former prostitute, known by the alias Celeste Guap, filed a $30 million lawsuit against the Richmond Police Department and a $6 million lawsuit against the Livermore Police Department. She had previously filed a $66 million lawsuit against th... Read more »

What the boss says goes: Wells Fargo in hot water for illegal practices

What the boss says goes: Wells Fargo in hot water for illegal practices

Sean McCarthy,
Staff Writer
October 5
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Wells Fargo has been in hot water for the past year: two former Wells Fargo employees sued the company in May 2015 in a $2.6 billion class-action lawsuit, and the bank settled with those employees in September for just $190 million. The bank fired 5,300 employees who they say acted independe... Read more »

Ticketmaster settlement stiffs customers

Ticketmaster settlement stiffs customers

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
June 29
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It was a music lover’s dream come true last week when popular event ticket distributor Ticketmaster shelled out thousands of discounts and vouchers for free concert tickets. Far from a generous giveaway, the discounts were the payoff in a decade-long class action settlement, Curt Schlesinger et al. v. Tic... Read more »

Uber clarifies tipping policy: Cash or bust

Uber clarifies tipping policy: Cash or bust

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
May 12
Filed under Opinion

When it comes to Uber, the difference between a good and bad review depends on which side of the tip you’re on. Good for drivers, but bad for riders. Uber clarified that unbeknownst to many, it does allow riders to tip their drivers, but this isn’t a feature built into the app, like that of comp... Read more »

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