About 50 Bay Area activists were peacefully arrested as they gathered at a Livermore laboratory to protest nuclear weapons on the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.
A group of Occupy protesters have locked themselves to an entrance of the Oakland Federal Building in solidarity with the BART protests in San Francisco Friday morning.
BART trains are running through the Transbay Tube again Friday afternoon after a group of activists protesting the Ferguson grand jury decision were arrested for halting BART service at the West Oakland station.
California could soon become the first state to ban the “gay panic” defense in violent crimes against LGBT individuals.
An apparently vacant home and store that burned near the MacArthur BART station in Oakland early this morning had been used by political activists for squatting, meetings and events for years, fire officials said Wednesday.
Organizers say the turnout was the highest ever, including a record number of floats, making it was the longest parade in the event’s history.
Civil rights activists and a group of surviving family members of police-related deaths are calling for a U.S. Department of Justice investigation of Sonoma County for what they call “an epidemic of deadly force by police”.
The stamp with Milk’s laughing face, name and a small strip of the rainbow flag, first became available this morning at post offices throughout San Francisco and nationwide.
The call has been led by Supervisor Scott Wiener, after Russia passed a law criminalizing any activity that supports gay rights.
Two nude activists got married in front of San Francisco City Hall on Thursday and were promptly arrested and issued a citation.