A new state law banning the possession or sale of shark fins took effect Monday although local Chinese neighborhood groups continued to fight the legislation in federal court and are holding a noon rally in Oakland’s Chinatown.
A day of action by Occupy Oakland activists on Monday resulted in tense encounters with police and counter-protesters but there weren’t any arrests or reports of violence.
A divided Oakland City council failed to take action on a resolution against future Occupy protests at the city’s port. The proposal would have supported police using any legal means to keep the port open during demonstrations.
A group of about 30 occupiers have left the bank building they broke into last week, after Santa Cruz police ordered them out Saturday afternoon.
About 100 protesters cleared their tents and belongings from a vacant lot and park in Oakland’s uptown neighborhood Sunday morning under police order.
The Occupy Wall Street movement isn’t just about Wall Street. The causes, KCBS reporter Mike Sugerman learns during his travels About the Bay, are numerous and varied.
Hundreds of anti-Wall Street protesters defiantly remained at their campsite outside Oakland’s City Hall early Saturday, despite a city order to vacate.
Hundreds of people gathered in San Francisco’s Civic Center Wednesday afternoon in solidarity with the weeks-long Occupy Wall Street protests in New York.
Bay Area music legend Joan Baez will be honored at the San Francisco gathering this weekend to mark Amnesty International’s 50th anniversary.