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Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates. (CBS)

Berkeley Mayor Joins Oakland, SF In Push To Boycott Indiana Over Religious Freedom Act

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates joined the mayors of Oakland and San Francisco in asking city officials and Bay Area residents to join the boycott against the state of Indiana in response to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

04/03/2015

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Gap And Levi Strauss Team Up To Oppose Religious Freedom Laws

Two more Bay Area-based companies have banded together in opposition to the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana that critics say could be used to discriminate against gay people.

03/31/2015

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Protests In Solidarity With Michael Brown Planned In Bay Area Shopping Areas On Black Friday

On Black Friday protesters will gather at San Francisco’s Union Square and in Emeryville to speak out against police brutality.

11/28/2014

Head coach Mark Jackson of the Golden State Warriors watches his team warm up before facing the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on April 27, 2014 in Oakland, California. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Coach Says Fans Should Boycott Game 5 Over Sterling’s Comments

Golden State coach Mark Jackson has a suggestion for fans of both the Warriors and the Clippers: Don’t show up for Game 5 in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.

04/29/2014

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling looks on from his seat during a game against the Utah Jazz at Staples Center on October 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Clippers Owner’s Bad Behavior Not Exactly New News

It is laughable to watch pundits far and wide demand action right now against the buffoon who’s owned the Los Angeles Clippers since 1981. He’s been an embarrassment pretty much since Day One. It doesn’t take much digging to find the long record of allegations against Sterling–or the things he’s said and done on the record.

04/28/2014

Union Square Winter Ice Rink (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

African-American Business Leaders Threaten Boycott Of SF Tourism

The San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce is threatening a tourism boycott, alleging discriminatory practices by the hospitality industry.

01/01/2014

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Bay Area Activists Call For Vodka Boycott Over Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws

A handful of protesters in San Francisco called for a boycott of Russian-made vodka Tuesday after that country’s lawmakers recently enacted what critics are calling anti-gay legislation.

08/06/2013

A Chick-fil-A restaurant. (CFA Properties, Inc.)

NYC Mayor Disagrees With SF Mayor Lee On Chick-Fil-A Flap

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg saids he strongly disagrees with the mayors of Boston, Chicago and San Francisco over Chick-fil-A’s position on gay marriage.

07/27/2012

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Super Bowl Ad Has Local Dog Advocates Steaming

The sneaker company’s ad features a French Bulldog named Mr. Quiggly, who is about to race a group of greyhounds.

01/29/2012

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ConsumerWatch Team Tracks Down True Holiday Bargains

Whether the employees like it or not, stores will still be open and a slew of sales are rolling out for Black Friday. How can you be sure you’re getting the lowest price?

11/22/2011

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