FindLaw's California Court of Appeal case and opinions.

FindLaw's California Court of Appeal case and opinions. Baziak and Martin, and Thomas F. Martin, Santa Ana, for Petitioner. William A. Herreras, Victor J. Van Bourg, Oakland, Ellyn Moscowitz, Ana Heim, Rose, Klein & Marias, and David A. Rosen, Los Angeles, Ian Herzog, Santa Monica, Leonard Sacks, Granada Hills, Bruce Broillet, Santa Monica, Thomas Stolpman, Long Beach, Robert B. Steinberg, Los Angeles, Roland Wrinkle, Woodland Hills, Gary Paul, Scotts Valley, Steven Klerfield, Harvey Levine, Pleasanton, James Sturdevant, San Francisco, Wayne McClean, Woodland Hills, William Turley, San Diego, Christine Spagnoli, Santa Monica, and LeeAnn Tratten as Amici Curiae on behalf of Petitioner. Horvitz & Levy, Christina J. Imre and Mitchell C. Tilner, Encino, for Respondents. Lipton, Warnlof, Segal & Hallbauer, and Martin H. Lipton, walnut Creek, N. Greg... read more

Harrison Ford Has Jet Run-In At California Airport

Harrison Ford Has Jet Run-In At California Airport SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Actor Harrison Ford had a potentially serious run-in with an airliner at a Southern California airport, NBC-TV reported Tuesday.Ford, 74, was told to land his single-engine plane on a runway at John Wayne Airport in Orange County on Monday, but he mistakenly landed it on a parallel taxiway, passing over an American Airlines jet holding nearby, NBC reported (http://nbcnews.to/2kHo2iu )."Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?" Ford is heard asking air traffic controllers in a recording, NBC reported.American Airlines Flight 1456, with 110 passengers and six crew, departed safely for Dallas a few minutes later.Ford's publicist, Ina Treciokas, declined comment Tuesday afternoon.Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor couldn't confirm that Ford was p... read more

Report suggests violations for Santa Ana mayor Miguel Pulido, which he denies

Report suggests violations for Santa Ana mayor Miguel Pulido, which he denies Pulido timeline1994: Santa Ana enters into yearly contracts with Rupen Akoubian's company, NAPA Orange County Auto Parts Co., for maintenance on city vehicles. Mayor Miguel Pulido abstains from voting on the contract in 1995 but votes every year thereafter. Sept. 30, 2010: The Pulido family trades property, a parking lot behind Akoubian's store on First Street in Santa Ana, for a house in Westminster owned by Akoubian. The house and parking lot were both valued at $200,000 initially, but the house later is assessed at $430,000. Dec. 19, 2011: Pulido votes on a three-year, $1.35 million contract to make NAPA Orange County Auto Parts Co. the exclusive service provider for city vehicles. Aug. 12, 2012: The Pulido family transfers the Westminster house solely to the mayor. He sells the propert... read more

El Salvador Tries To Rein In Crime With Community Policing

El Salvador Tries To Rein In Crime With Community Policing SANTA ANA, El Salvador — El Salvador has a population of just more than six million, but almost 16,000 children from that country have arrived at the United States border from last October and the end of August. While that migration is attributed to multiple factors, it has directed attention to the country's struggle with organized crime. Now the new president is looking to community policing as a strategy to tackle insecurity. On a recent day community police officers Daniel Ivan Campos and Raul Alonso Garcia patrolled a neighborhood on the outskirts of this western city. They are on foot. “We try to walk our whole beat,” Campos said in Spanish. He said it helps them see who is around and prevent crime. This area is semi-rural, with dirt roads. The two officers both wear dark unifo... read more

Why We Moved Our HQ: Q&A with ServiceNow CEO Frank Slootman

Why We Moved Our HQ: Q&A with ServiceNow CEO Frank Slootman In a development that was widely expected, but not officially disclosed (until now), the cloud-based IT service provider ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW) has moved its headquarters to Santa Clara, CA, from San Diego, where the company was founded. ServiceNow CEO Frank Slootman confirmed the move in a recent e-mail exchange with Xconomy. The move wasn’t exactly a secret. Tom Clancy, chairman of the local industry group Software San Diego, told me he knew that ServiceNow had relocated its headquarters last year. In any event, Slootman agreed to explain his reasons for making the move. His responses to my questions have been lightly edited for readability: Xconomy: When did you consolidate ServiceNow’s executive offices in Santa Clara? Frank Slootman: The decision was formalized in Q4 2013. Xconomy... read more

Santa Ana Awards Federal Grant Funds to Nonprofits

Santa Ana Awards Federal Grant Funds to Nonprofits For the first time in several years, Santa Ana will be awarding a substantial portion of its $5.4 million Community Development Block Grant allocation this year to nonprofits serving the city’s most disadvantaged residents. The block grants, known as CDBG funding, come from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and are intended to help cities tackle the daunting challenges of poverty. They are allocated based on factors such as a city’s population, poverty rates and housing needs. The vast majority of the money, $5 million, will go toward city services, specifically code enforcement, a $5,000 microbusiness grant program, police services for homeless people and children’s athletics, and street and park improvements, particularly the Pacific Electric Park Improvement pro... read more