Occidental College’s gay former athletic director is suing the university, alleging she was fired this summer in retaliation for complaining to the school’s president that she was the victim of gender and sexual orientation discrimination. (The Los Angeles Daily News)

Chief Justice Nathan Hecht issued a majority opinion on Friday that sided with San Patricio County and directed the Nueces County Appraisal District to stop issuing tax assessments to the terminal and other facilities previously owned by Occidental Petroleum Corp. (The San Antonio Business Journal)