Contra Costa Superior Court has ordered Golden Gate Petroleum Co., Bay Area/Diablo Petroleum Company and Westgate Petroleum Company, Inc. to pay $3 million in civil penalties related to the operation of underground storage tanks and management of hazardou
Judge Albert H. Maldonado announced his retirement to Presiding Judge Mark E. Hood on March 2.
Chris Ruhl has been selected to serve as Court Executive Officer for the Monterey County Superior Court beginning May 15.
A Monterey Superior Court Judge last week sentenced Luis Plaza, 27, of Soledad, to 16 months in state prison for false imprisonment.
An aggressive and sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, has been making the rounds in Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties.