Stories by Paul Elias

Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015

San Francisco's last gun store to close

SAN FRANCISCO - The only gun store in San Francisco is shuttering for good, saying it can no longer operate in the city's political climate of increased gun control regulations and vocal ...
By Paul Elias

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Review site Yelp battles extortion claims

Businesses accuse Yelp of extortion by raising or dropping ratings if they don't advertise.
By Paul Elias

Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013

Jury orders Samsung to pay Apple $290 million

SAN JOSE, Calif. - A Silicon Valley jury on Thursday added $290 million more to the damages Samsung Electronics owes Apple for copying vital iPhone and iPad features, bringing the total amount the ...
By Paul Elias

Sunday, Aug 25, 2013

California city looks to use 'eminent domain'

The first-in-the-nation plan by Richmond, Calif., would use the government's constitutional power of eminent domain to "seize" hundreds of mortgages from Wells Fargo and other financial institutions.
By Paul Elias

Monday, May 27, 2013

Changes aim to reduce race dangers

SAN FRANCISCO - The margin for error is exceedingly small for a sailor sitting three stories above the San Fran­cisco Bay on the side of a catamaran as it leans toward the water flying along the ...
By Paul Elias

Saturday, May 11, 2013

America's Cup expected to go on after tragedy

SAN FRANCISCO - The head of the America's Cup planning effort said Saturday he expects sailing's most prestigious event to go forward after the death of a sailor on a training run in the San ...
By Paul Elias

Monday, April 1, 2013

Suit seeking pay for student-athletes moves slowly

The lawsuit filed against the NCAA four years ago is nearing a hearing on whether it should be given class-action status.
By Paul Elias

Friday, March 29, 2013

UPS to pay $40 million to end criminal probe

SAN FRANCISCO - Shipping company UPS agreed Friday to pay $40 million to end a federal criminal probe connected to deliveries it made for illicit online pharmacies.
By Paul Elias

Saturday, Aug 25, 2012

Apple's patent verdict could corner market

Analysts from Wall Street to Hong Kong debated whether a jury's decision that Samsung Electronics Co. ripped off Apple technology would help Apple corner the U.S. smartphone market.
By Paul Elias

Friday, Dec. 16, 2011

Judge gives Bonds house arrest, then delays it

SAN FRANCISCO - Barry Bonds will remain free and unpunished while he appeals his conviction for giving misleading testimony before a grand jury.
By Paul Elias

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Home Depot accused of breaking jobs law

The country's largest home improvement retailer is the latest company accused of running afoul of the Buy American Act, a 1933 law aimed at protecting U.S. jobs.
By Paul Elias

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Witness claims he saw Bonds' syringe

A childhood friend and former business partner described how baseball's biggest star walked into the master bedroom at his spring training home along with trainer Greg Anderson, who had a syringe ...
By Paul Elias

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Bonds' trainer still refuses to testify as trial nears

Barry Bonds' former personal trainer is facing prison and a judge admitted a trove of evidence during a hearing in federal court Tuesday, three weeks before the slugger's trial is scheduled to start.
By Paul Elias
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