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A gay rights activists takes part in a rally in St. Petersburg, Russia. (Olga Maltseva/AFP/Getty Images)

SF Supervisor, Gay Rights Activists Call On City Employees To Divest From Russian Investments

The call has been led by Supervisor Scott Wiener, after Russia passed a law criminalizing any activity that supports gay rights.


Nude activist Gypsy Taub is arrested by San Francisco police officers as he protests San Francisco's new ban on nudity at San Francisco City Hall on February 1, 2013 in San Francisco, California. At least four nude activists were arrested as they protested San Francisco's new ban on nudity in public places. The measure proposed by Supervisor Scott Wiener is being challenged by activists who call the ordinance unfair because it grants exceptions for nudity at permitted public events. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nude Activists Get Married, Arrested At San Francisco City Hall

Two nude activists got married in front of San Francisco City Hall on Thursday and were promptly arrested and issued a citation.


Occupy The Farm, Gill Tract, Berkeley, Albany

Albany: Occupy The Farm Protesters Return For Peaceful Harvest

A group of more than 50 activists returned Saturday to a plot of agricultural land in Albany that’s owned by the University of California at Berkeley to harvest crops.


A woman is arrested at the scene of a police raid on Gill Tract in Albany, May 14, 2012. (CBS)

Police Break Up Occupy The Farm Encampment; 9 Arrested

University of California police arrested nine people Monday morning who have been trying to make sure that a piece of the school’s land in Albany is used for sustainable agriculture, a university spokesman said.


Occupy The Farm, Gill Tract, Berkeley, Albany

‘Occupy The Farm’ Protesters Refuse To Leave UC Berkeley Land Tract

Occupy activists who broke locks and set up an encampment on University of California, Berkeley agricultural research land in Albany have refused to leave.


Occupy The Farm, Gill Tract, Berkeley, Albany

Occupy Protesters Take Over Tract Of Farmland On Berkeley-Albany Border

About 40 activists who are part of a group calling itself “Occupy the Farm” are planting 15,000 seedlings on a 10-acre plot of land in Albany that is owned by the University of California at Berkeley, a spokesman for the group said Monday.


Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, homeless squatters,

Homeless Advocates Occupy Vacant San Francisco Buildings

Homeless advocates have occupied several vacant buildings in San Francisco to call for more housing for the homeless.


A demonstrator wears a mask during a protest inside the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Anonymous’ Member Offers Look Inside Hacking Activist Group

Recent protests of the BART system have been fueled by computer hackings and street demonstrations by a group known as Anonymous. One man who claims to be a part of the clandestine “hactivist” squad agreed to talk to CBS 5.

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Activists Remember Alcatraz Occupation, Still Protecting Indigenous Lands

Saturday marks the 40th anniversary of the end of the Native American occupation of Alcatraz, an event referred to by many as the beginning of the concept of Red Power.


Joan Baez performs during a concert for folk music legend Pete Seeger at Madison Square Garden in New York on May 3, 2009. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Joan Baez Honored As Amnesty International Marks 50 Years

Bay Area music legend Joan Baez will be honored at the San Francisco gathering this weekend to mark Amnesty International’s 50th anniversary.