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Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 05:12 AM PST

Cybill Shepherd Says Les Moonves Canceled CBS Show After She Rebuffed His Advances

Cybill Shepherd Says Les Moonves Canceled CBS Show After She Rebuffed His Advances

Actress Cybill Shepherd said her 1990s CBS sitcom was pulled after she turned down advances from now-former network head Les Moonves, an experience she called "very painful," NBC News reported. "My show could...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 04:50 AM PST

CBS Settled With Dushku Over 'Bull' Star's Sexual Comments

CBS Settled With Dushku Over 'Bull' Star's Sexual Comments

CBS reached a $9.5 million confidential settlement last year with actress Eliza Dushku after on-set sexual comments from Michael Weatherly, star of the network's show "Bull," made her uncomfortable when she was...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 09:55 PM PST

With New Board in Place, CBS to Decide Moonves' Exit Pay

With New Board in Place, CBS to Decide Moonves' Exit Pay

The newly elected CBS board faces daunting tasks: deciding whether former CEO Les Moonves gets a $120 million exit package following a sexual-misconduct investigation and charting a path for CBS to recover after...

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018 at 06:31 AM PST

Harris Aide Resigns After Reported Sex Harassment Settlement

Harris Aide Resigns After Reported Sex Harassment Settlement

Larry Wallace resigned as a senior adviser to Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Wednesday after a report of a $400,000 sexual harassment settlement over an incident alleged to have taken place while he worked for...

Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 at 03:46 PM PST

Neil deGrasse Tyson Investigated by Fox, NatGeo Networks

Neil deGrasse Tyson Investigated by Fox, NatGeo Networks

Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will be investigated by Fox and National Geographic Networks after allegations of sexual misconduct were leveled against him. Patheos.com published accounts Thursday...

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 at 12:51 AM PST

Weinstein Attorneys Seek Dismissal of 'Deeply Flawed' Case

Weinstein Attorneys Seek Dismissal of 'Deeply Flawed' Case

The lawyers representing Harvey Weinstein in his sexual assault case want to see it tossed out — calling the indictment against the movie mogul “deeply flawed” and saying they have evidence that undermines...

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 at 03:40 PM PST

Former New York AG Won't Face Charges Over Assault Allegations

Former New York AG Won't Face Charges Over Assault Allegations

Former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will not face charges over allegations of assault, the Nassau County District Attorney's office said. In May, Schneiderman resigned from his post after four...

Thursday, Nov 1, 2018 at 03:08 PM PDT

Google Employees Walk Out to Protest Treatment of Women

Google Employees Walk Out to Protest Treatment of Women

Carrying signs with messages such as “Don’t be evil,” several hundred Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job Thursday in a protest against what they said is the tech company’s mishandling...

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 at 08:57 PM PDT

Lawsuit Alleges Harvey Weinstein Sexually Assaulted Girl, 16

Lawsuit Alleges Harvey Weinstein Sexually Assaulted Girl, 16

Harvey Weinstein was accused in a civil court filing Wednesday of forcing a 16-year-old Polish model to touch his penis, subjecting her to years of harassment and emotional abuse and blocking her from a...

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 at 07:02 AM PDT

Geoffrey Rush's Wife Testifies Actor Wept, Denied Allegation

Geoffrey Rush's Wife Testifies Actor Wept, Denied Allegation

The wife of actor Geoffrey Rush cried as she told a Sydney court on Wednesday how he had wept and curled up in the fetal position following newspaper allegations he had behaved inappropriately toward a female...

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Bay Area Joins Nationwide 2019 Women's March
Bay Area Joins Nationwide 2019 Women's March

Millions of women and their supporters will hit the streets Saturday from the west coast to the east coast. All across the country, the annual Women's March is meant to empower women to vote and run for office....

VIDEO: Police Chase Hit-and-Run Suspect on Highway 101
VIDEO: Police Chase Hit-and-Run Suspect on Highway 101

A police chase was captured on video Saturday afternoon on Highway 101 on the Peninsula. The chase started on the Bay Bridge around 12: 15 p.m. after California High Patrol received several reports of a Toyota...

King Tides May Flood Low-Lying Coastal Areas
King Tides May Flood Low-Lying Coastal Areas

King tides over the next two days have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a flood advisory for along Bay Area coastal areas. Around the bay, forecasters say extreme high tides of 7-feet will...

Trump Offers 'Dreamers'-for-Border-Money Proposal; Dems Opposed
Trump Offers 'Dreamers'-for-Border-Money Proposal; Dems Opposed

President Donald Trump sought to break the government shutdown impasse Saturday, offering to extend protections for young people brought to the country illegally as children, if Democrats give him $5.7...

PG&E Workers Hailed as Heroes for Saving a Life in Marin Co.
PG&E Workers Hailed as Heroes for Saving a Life in Marin Co.

Two PG&E workers are being hailed as heroes after they reportedly saved at least one life while on the clock Thursday night.

Fatal Crash Shuts SB Lanes of Hwy. 101 in Corte Madera
Fatal Crash Shuts SB Lanes of Hwy. 101 in Corte Madera

Multiple southbound lanes on Hwy. 101 between Madera Boulevard and Paradise Drive in Corte Madera are closed following a vehicle versus bicyclist crash that left one dead Saturday afternoon.