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Black Lives Matter protesters at Oakland City Hall during a national day of shutdown. April 14, 2015. (photo credit: Anna Duckworth)

Demonstrators In Oakland And SF Participate in Shutdowns, Day Of Action Against Police Brutality

Massive rallies were held in Oakland and San Francisco to demonstrate against police brutality as part of a national day of action calling to put a stop to police killings of unarmed minorities.

04/14/2015

(Erin Baldassari/Bay City News Service)

Plainclothes Officer Justified In Drawing Gun On Oakland Protesters, CHP Finds

An investigation by the California Highway Patrol has found a plainclothes officer acted within department policy when he pointed his gun at protesters during an Oakland demonstration last year.

03/06/2015

Protesters gather in front of the Eastmont Police Substation in Oakland.

Marches, Die-Ins, Protests, Demonstrations Across Oakland On Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Weekend

About a hundred protesters were on the move in East Oakland Saturday evening after a day of planned and spontaneous demonstrations around the city for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.

01/17/2015

Some of those arrested during a protest which blocked traffic on Interstate 80 in Berkeley on December 8, 2014 stand in a hallway outside an Oakland courtroom, January 6, 2015. (CBS)

Protesters Arrested For I-80 Shutdown Pack Oakland Court; No Charges Filed Yet

About 100 people who were arrested in an anti-police brutality protest in Berkeley last month appeared in court Tuesday but charges haven’t been filed against them.

01/06/2015

Oscar Grant Rally

Hundreds Gather At Oakland’s Fruitvale BART Station To Remember Oscar Grant

Several hundred people gathered in front of the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland Thursday to remember and celebrate the life of Oscar Grant III, who was shot and killed by a BART police officer there on New Year’s Day in 2009.

01/01/2015

(CBS SF)

At Least 29 Demonstrators Arrested During Police Brutality Protest In Oakland On New Year’s Eve

Oakland police said at least 29 people were arrested Wednesday night following protests in downtown Oakland.

01/01/2015

Protesters upset over the grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown shooting case gathered in San Francisco's Union Square ahead of the Macy's tree lighting celebration. (Joe Vazquez)

San Francisco Prepares For New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Police Ready For Demonstrators

While fireworks are being set up for the annual New Year’s Eve festivities along San Francisco’s Embarcadero waterfront, many are vowing to rally tonight out of continued protest against police brutality.

12/31/2014

Pro-police demonstration in Vallejo.

Dozens Gather At Pro-Police Rally In Vallejo

After weeks of demonstrations against police brutality around the Bay Area, some residents in Vallejo came out to rally in support of police officers.

12/27/2014

Protesters in Berkeley face off with police in riot gear. (KCBS)

Comments Overheard From Angry Berkeley Residents About Police Using Batons, Tear Gas During #BlackLivesMatter Protests

“When did the people of Berkeley decide it was okay for the police to make our streets look like Beirut,” asked one man.

12/18/2014

Eric Garner Protest

Hundreds Of Berkeley High School Students March To UC Campus For Michael Brown, Eric Garner Demonstration

Hundreds of Berkeley High School students gathered on the UC Berkeley campus to rally in support of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Many of the students were happy to have such a large gathering at the demonstration Wednesday.

12/10/2014

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