From today’s Bay-Area-case-reporting service:
Marin County Superior Court
C. Thomas Biscardi v. Great American Bigfoot Research Organization Inc.; Carole Rubin aka "Ruby" Rubin; Robert Shorey; Does; CV062655 (filed 7/11/2006)
Action for breach of contract, common counts and and unlawful appropriation of name and likeness. The plaintiff, a leading researcher on the mystery of whether "Bigfoot" exists, agreed to conduct expeditions and share his Bigfoot-related research with the defendant Great American Bigfoot. However, the defendants failed to pay the full $250,000 agreed upon, and have refused to return the plaintiff’s library. $185,000 [damages claim].
Obviously, venue is proper in Marin County as that is one of the California counties "in which the Bigfeet or some of them reside at the commencement of the action" pursuant to Cal. Code Civ. Proc. sec. 395.1, "Venue of Action in Cases Relating to any Bigfoot, Sasquatch, Swamp Ape, or Similar Creature, or Research Thereon."