Edvard Pettersson, Courthouse News

Edvard Pettersson

Courthouse News

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Contact Edvard

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Unknown
  • Courthouse News
  • TorontoStar
  • Bloomberg
  • Cashay
  • Inside Scoop SF
  • BQ Prime
  • Register Citizen
  • Houston Chronicle

Past articles by Edvard:

Foreign investors beat challenge to their priority in stalled, $1.8 billion downtown LA project

The ruling is the first substantive one in a tangle of claims over the massive project that ran out of money four years ago. → Read More

Landmark Southern California wedding chapel sues Malibu competitor for trademark infringement

The chapel designed by Frank Lloyd Wright Jr. alleges that its unique design has been misappropriated by a wedding venue 60 miles up the coast. → Read More

Skeptical appellate court hears fight over plan to bulldoze park for student housing at Cal

The panel had tentatively ruled UC Berkeley's environmental impact report for the student housing project failed to adequately consider alternative locations and the impact of social noise. → Read More

Proposed overhaul of disciplinary process for California attorneys raises new concerns

A report by California's Legislative Analyst found proposed standards reasonable in many respects but expressed concern about some aggressive targets to shrink investigation backlog. → Read More

Endangered Amargosa vole at risk of extinction from hot spring tourism

The Center for Biological Diversity accuses the U.S. Bureau of Land Management of allowing too much recreational activity in the mammal's tiny wetland habitat. → Read More

Harvey Weinstein called a predator in prosecution’s closing argument

LA County prosecutors detailed Weinstein's modus operandi with young women who believed he could help their careers. → Read More

Biden administration wins reprieve in fixing Endangered Species Act flaws

The ruling leaves in place Trump-era regulations that environmentalists claim gutted the ESA. → Read More

Chinese developer denies intent to bribe LA councilman with gambling trips as case goes to the jury

A federal jury started to deliberate Wednesday whether Shen Zhen New World I LLC is guilty of bribing former LA Councilman José Huizar. → Read More

Chinese developer goes on trial in LA City Hall bribery scandal

The fugitive, billionaire developer is accused of providing luxury suites, casino chips and prostitutes for former LA City Councilmember José Huizar. → Read More

Snack dating app accused of discriminating against singles over 35

The dating app told a 37-year-old California man he was → Read More

Ninth Circuit finds Oregon city can’t prevent homeless from using blankets and pillows

In a split decision, the appellate court said the city of Grants Pass can't circumvent its 2018 prohibition against laws that make it illegal for homeless people to sleep in public. → Read More

Longshore union accuses terminal operator of disrupting West Coast contract talks

The ILWU said a stevedoring company is trying to get the National Labor Relations Board involved in awarding jobs that by contract should go to its members. → Read More

Caltech research on ‘smart grid’ explores how 100% green energy can meet growing demand

The transition to renewable energy creates a host of challenges, from keeping the grid stable, to storing electricity, to interactive management of demand. → Read More

Ninth Circuit sides with environmentalists in fight over Central California dam

In a split decision the appellate panel ruled that the government agencies aren't precluded from using water from the dam to support the endangered trout population. → Read More

Pacifica Foundation can’t dodge $300,000 defamation award for fired executive

A federal judge confirmed an arbitrator's finding that the former director was defamed by WBAI programmers who said he had been hired to sell the New York City radio station. → Read More

LA County, ACLU see common ground resolving inhumane conditions at jail intake center

A shortage of appropriate housing for inmates with serious mental-health issues has left them stranded for days chained to benches at the intake center. → Read More

Former USC dean agrees to plead guilty to bribery scheme with LA city councilmember

The plea deal comes two months before suspended City Councilmember Ridley-Thomas is going on trial in the bribery case. → Read More

‘Nevermind’ baby’s lawsuit over Nirvana album cover is thrown out

The judge said the law under which Spencer Elden sued doesn't entitle him to damages for harm he claims to have suffered in recent years. → Read More

Maker of ‘Ghost Gunner’ machine sues California over new restrictions

A Texas provider of milling machines to make guns said a new California law that criminalizes the use of its equipment violates the Second Amendment. → Read More

Indicted LA councilmember sues city over terminated pay and benefits

The longtime LA politician claims the city controller overstepped his authority when he suspended his bi-weekly $8,000 paychecks. → Read More