An overflow crowd of protesters showed up to BART’s board of directors meeting on Thursday evening to demanding an end to the prosecution of the 14 Black Friday protesters who temporarily shut down the transit service in West Oakland and may have to pay $70,000 in restitution.
A PG&E spokesperson has confirmed a massive power outage Tuesday afternoon in the East Bay affecting 38,000 homes and businesses, mostly in Berkeley.
Oakland Coliseum BART Station Reopens After Closure By Police Brutality Protesters Gathered For MLK Day March
A large crowd of protesters left Fruitvale BART station in Oakland Monday afternoon, police said.
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 Stations Reopen After Spoon-Banging Protesters Hop Stations, Disrupt Downtown San Francisco Trains
All BART station have reopened after ongoing protests in San Francisco closed the Embarcadero, Montgomery and Powell stations Friday morning, BART officials said.
Facebook briefly took down the event page of an activist group organizing a protest set for Friday morning on the underground platform of BART’s Montgomery Street Station in downtown San Francisco.
Person Struck And Killed On BART Tracks At Powell Station In San Francisco; Systemwide Delays Persist
A male who witnesses said jumped in front of a BART train was killed on the Powell Street station tracks in San Francisco Wednesday morning, closing the station and causing major delays systemwide.
Organizers are planning a protest at the Montgomery BART Station Friday, January 16th in solidarity with the Black Friday BART protesters who were arrested last year.
BART is looking into the possibility of community service rather than financial restitution for 14 protesters who shut down the transit system at the West Oakland station on Black Friday, agency officials said this week.
BART’s crime analyst is figuring out, from the times and locations of the crimes and surveillance video, the pattern of the thefts, and officers have been able to nab potential thieves.