Animal rights

Mink Farm

2 Oakland Animal Rights Activists Arrested For Allegedly Releasing Thousands Of Mink On Cross-Country Road Trips

Two animal-rights activists were arrested in Oakland and charged with terrorizing the fur industry during cross-country road trips in which they released thousands of mink from farms and vandalized the homes and businesses of industry members.

07/24/2015

Screenshot of COK video showing hatchlings on a conveyor belt while others are hung for de-beaking. (CBS)

Graphic Undercover Video Shows Mutilation, Suffocation, Other Alleged Abuse Of Foster Farm Turkey Chicks

Just one week after video surfaced showing alleged mistreatment of chickens at a Central Valley Foster Farms facility, new graphic video, allegedly shot at the poultry producer’s turkey hatchery in Fresno, reveals more treatment that animal rights activists call inhumane.

06/22/2015

Dried mud and the remnants of a marina is seen at the New Melones Lake reservoir which is now at less than 20 percent capacity as a severe drought continues to affect California on May 24, 2015.  California has recently announced sweeping statewide water restrictions for the first time in history in order to combat the region's devastating drought, the worst since records began.          AFP PHOTO/ MARK RALSTON        (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Advocates Blame California’s Drought On Abortion, Immigration & Meat

The state’s historic four-year dry spell has brought with it a flurry of finger-pointing. Now advocates, noting how California’s water shortage ranks as the top public concern, are invoking the drought to bolster their own causes.

06/18/2015

Kelly Atlas of Direct Action Everywhere stormed into Bluestem Brasserie in San Francisco to speak out on the plight of her chicken, Snow, and urged diners to stop eating meat. (CBS)

Animal Rights Activist’s Rant In San Francisco Restaurant Against Eating Meat Goes Viral

An animal rights group said they would continue to target restaurants after one of their members stormed into a San Francisco restaurant and gave a tearful speech urging diners not to eat meat.

10/14/2014

Daniel Andreas San Diego

‘Most Wanted Domestic Terrorist’ Still Hunted A Decade After Bay Area Bombings

Officers were searching again Friday for a Berkeley native who was the first domestic terrorist added to the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List more than a decade after he allegedly carried out a pair of Bay Area bombings.

12/13/2013

A New Zealand white rabbit. (Greg Bulla/Wikipedia)

Lawsuit Claims Animal Cruelty By Santa Cruz Biotech Firm

An animal rights group is suing a Santa Cruz biotechnology company that has already been cited by federal regulators for a long list of animal welfare violations.

01/18/2013

Hamster

San Francisco Considers Formal Recognition For Pet Supply Stores

San Francisco may soon reward pet stores that stock food and accessories, but no actual pets, with an official seal recognizing that no live animals are for sale.

11/10/2011

Circus Brings Animal Rights Activists to San Jose

The circus has come to town in San Jose, and with it comes animal rights activists letting people know why they think the era of circuses needs to come to an end.

08/19/2010