REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (CN) – “‘Pretending that Facebook will have an independent board … is like putting rouge on a corpse,’” begins the shareholder derivative action against Facebook co-creator Mark Zuckerberg and others.
Shareholder Hal Hubuschman sued Mark Zuckerberg, Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman, and “certain members of its board of directors (the “board”) and certain of its executive officers,” on behalf of Facebook, Inc., in San Mateo County Court.
A California sea otter in Moss Landing Harbor.(Vern Fisher/Monterey County Herald ( Vern Fisher )
California’s sea otters have struggled for years with diseases, parasites and even the occasional collision with boats. But now the fuzzy coastal mascots are increasingly facing another threat: shark attacks.
For reasons still a mystery to scientists, the number of sea otters killed by sharks has soared in recent years, with great whites as the leading suspects.
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This is not a photo of the injured lizard, but this is a bearded dragon.
Deputies arrested a San Carlos woman who allegedly stabbed a bearded dragon lizard during an argument with the pet’s owner early Saturday morning, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.
After receiving a report of a domestic dispute, deputies responded to the 1000 block of Crestview Drive around 3:40 [...]
A Redwood City man will serve 30 days in the San Mateo County Jail and spend two years on probation for kicking Bucket. Bucket is his dog.
John Abdon Johnson, 56, was sentenced on Friday according to the San Jose Mercury News.
A police officer saw Johnson hit Bucket in the head and kick him on May 13. When the officer tried to stop him, [...]
REDWOOD CITY (CBS SF) – It was en elaborate heist that nearly paid off, big time. An ATM repairman swapped out fake bills for real cash, police said, getting away with $200,000.
The phony $20 bills coming out of some Bank of America automated bank machines last July 4 didn’t fool anyone. They were printed on a photocopier and stuffed into the ATM by a serviceman, [...]
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HALF MOON BAY — City officials decided to outsource the local police and recreation departments Saturday.
To many, it felt like they were cutting out the city’s heart as well.
Police Sgt. Dennis Loubal broke down and wept at the microphone as he struggled to express how painful it would be for him to give up the Half Moon Bay police uniform he’d been wearing for the past [...]