After Facebook funded a cop’s salary and police substation in Menlo Park, questions are being raised over the role of private corporations funding public services like police departments.
A San Rafael man pulled over for driving alone in the carpool lane is fighting the traffic ticket on the grounds that he was riding with a corporation.
Food stamps help feed the poor, but they also help to pad the bank accounts of some of the nation’s biggest food corporations. That’s according to a Bay Area activist who’s on a crusade to take junk food off the government assistance table.
A small but persistent group is continuing with its Occupy San Jose movement.
Hundreds of union workers marched down Broadway in Oakland Friday, demanding a so-called “fair economy and urging banks and the wealthy to contribute more.