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(Chris Filippi/CBS)

BART Board Will Urge Alameda DA To Drop $70,000 Fine Against Black Friday Protesters

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.

01/23/2015

PG&E Map indicates where power outages were reported Tuesday. (PG&E)

Traffic Lights Go Dark As Power Outage Strikes More Than 38,000 Customers In East Bay

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.

01/20/2015

Protestors carry signs during a Martin Luther King Jr. day demonstration on January 19, 2015 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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.

01/19/2015

Protesters block an entrance to the Ronald Dellums Federal Building in downtown Oakland. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Activists Locked To Entrances Of Oakland Federal Building In Solidarity With Black Civil Rights

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.

01/16/2015

(CBS SF)

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.

01/16/2015

(JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook Says #BARTFriday Page Was Briefly Taken Down For Administrative Concerns

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.

01/16/2015

(CBS SF)

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.

01/14/2015

(Photo by Chaloner Woods/Getty Images)

‘Bring A Spoon’ Demonstrations Planned At Montgomery BART Station During Friday Commute

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.

01/13/2015

(Julia Carrie Wong)

Protesters Who Shut Down BART May Get Community Service Instead Of Paying $70,000 In Damages

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.

01/08/2015

(Photo Credit: Bike East Bay)

BART Using Predictive Policing To Nab Bike Thieves As Thefts Spike 21 Percent Systemwide

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.

01/07/2015

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