Kayakers Paddle San Francisco Bay To Protest Arctic DrillingAbout 40 people kayaked in San Francisco Bay on Saturday to protest the potential for oil drilling this summer in the Arctic
Friday Night Vigil For Man Shot Saturday By Oakland Police Turns Into Protest MarchA Friday vigil and march in honor of a man shot and killed by an Oakland police officer on June 6 ended quietly after friends and family lit candles at the Lakeshore Avenue off-ramp where he died.
Protesters Arrested, Cited In Clash With Oakland Police Over Curfew CrackdownProtesters in Oakland clashed with police over the crackdown on protest marches, which now must be permitted, limited to sidewalks and are subject to curfew. 19 people were cited and four were arrested.
'Bring A Spoon' Demonstrations Planned At Montgomery BART Station During Friday CommuteOrganizers 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.
30 + Arrests Late Wednesday After Oakland Police Call For Added Support On Third Night Of ProtestsAuthorities say more than 30 protesters have been arrested in Oakland as a third night of demonstrations related to the Ferguson protests deteriorated into unrest and vandalism.
Hillary Clinton Warns Democrats Against Complacency At San Francisco FundraiserHillary Rodham Clinton is urging Democratic voters not to be complacent about the November midterm elections, saying working women and their families will lose out on a better future if Republicans gain control of both houses of Congress.
Demonstrators In Oakland, Berkeley Protest Fatal Missouri Police Shooting Of Michael BrownSome windows were broken and slogans were spray painted on buildings during a march that stretched from Downtown Oakland to Berkeley Friday evening. The protesters denounced the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
Protesters Take To San Francisco's Mission District, Demonstrate Against Ellis Act EvictionsProtesters at 24th and Mission streets in San Francisco loudly demonstrated the latest round of what they call unfair Ellis Act evictions.
April Fool's Protesters Block Google Bus In San Francisco Ahead Of Key VoteAhead of a San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ hearing this afternoon on a pending pilot program to charge private shuttle buses for using public bus stops, a group of protesters blocked a Google commuter bus in the city’s Mission District.
California Shark Fin Ban Goes Into Effect Despite Ongoing Legal BattleA 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.
Counter-Protesters Criticize Occupy Oakland TacticsA 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.
Oakland City Council Avoids Vote On Port Closure In Raucous MeetingA 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.