Facebook Tightens Rules On Data Collection Used To Spy On Activists, ProtestersFacebook is prohibiting developers from using the massive amount of data it collects on users for surveillance. This includes using such data to monitor activists and protesters.
Planned ICE Deportation Of Napa Man Spurs Saturday Protest In RichmondA group of activists and faith leaders will gather Saturday in Richmond to protest the planned deportation of Oswaldo Martinez by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Bay Area Activists, Educators Call For Inauguration Day Closure Of SchoolsSchools in the Bay Area are wrestling with calls to cancel class, in protest, on Inauguration Day.
New Group Fights For Bay Area Creative Spaces After Oakland Warehouse FireA new organization has been formed to build a coalition between artists, community leaders, activists and policy makers after the deadly Oakland warehouse fire.
Police Chief Suhr's Resignation Prompts Reactions From Activists, OfficialsSan Francisco activists and officials react to police Chief Greg Suhr's resignation following a fatal officer-involved shooting.
Dozens Arrested During Nuclear Weapons Protest At Lawrence Livermore LaboratoryAbout 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.
Activists Locked To Entrances Of Oakland Federal Building In Solidarity With Black Civil RightsA 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.
14 Ferguson Activists Arrested After Demonstration Shuts Down Transbay BARTBART 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 On Track To Become First State To Ban 'Gay Panic' Defense In CourtroomsCalifornia could soon become the first state to ban the "gay panic" defense in violent crimes against LGBT individuals.
Vacant Oakland Building Occupied By Political Activists Burns In FireAn 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.
San Francisco Gay Pride Celebration Breaks Records With Turnout, ParadeOrganizers say the turnout was the highest ever, including a record number of floats, making it was the longest parade in the event's history.
Activists Call For Justice Dept. Investigation Of Sonoma Co. Law Enforcement’s Use Of Deadly ForceCivil 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”.