Richmond police have arrested more than 160 protesters for trespassing at a Chevron refinery as part of an environmental protest against the oil industry.
Two men were in custody after they assaulted a man at a house party near the San Carlos CalTrain station on Thursday, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said.
Several people were arrested in Oakland overnight as demonstrators took to the streets for a third night to protest George Zimmerman’s Florida acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin.
Four people were taken into custody Sunday evening after a transbay pursuit triggered by shots fired in San Francisco.
A group involved in a scuffle with San Francisco State University police Thursday night was part of a squatter’s collective that was evicted from an abandoned church in the city earlier this week, according to a statement from a member of the group.
The San Francisco Police Department is increasingly using social media and online resources to help solve cases.
The man arrested Tuesday on suspicion of threats against California State Senator Leland Yee had a reputation as a skilled engineer who had previously done work for Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak.
San Jose police were investigating a shooting that killed one person and injured another Sunday evening on Audubon Drive.
An alleged attempt to use fraudulent gift cards in a downtown San Mateo store this week led to the arrest of five San Jose residents on counterfeiting, drug and weapon charges.
Occupy Oakland protesters are suing the city and Alameda County, saying arrests last year violated their civil rights.