Artifacts at the Lake Oroville Visitors' Center. (CBS)

Looters Take Historic Artifacts From Northern California’s Lake Oroville

With water levels dropping at Northern California rivers and reservoirs, historic and prehistoric artifacts can be found up and down the state. But be warned, unearthing artifacts in the area could be a felony.


Mission District Bonfire

SF Mission District Stores Prepared For The Worst Should 49ers Prevail

Some merchants in the Mission District plan to join the party if the San Francisco 49ers win the Super Bowl this Sunday, even as several make plans to board up windows and guard their stores in case the fans start to run wild.


Looters break into a Foot Locker store in Downtown Oakland following the verdict in the BART shooting trial, July 8, 2010. (CBS)

2 Ordered To Pay For Looting After BART Shooting Verdict

Two men arrested for looting after the verdict in the Oscar Grant case were ordered to pay $25,000 to the owner of an Oakland jewelry store that was robbed.

CBS San Francisco–04/14/2011

Looters break into a Foot Locker store in Downtown Oakland following the verdict in the BART shooting trial, July 8, 2010. (CBS)

Oakland Sues 4 People Over Mehserle Protest Violence

The Oakland City Attorney’s Office filed a lawsuit Thursday against four people arrested for looting and vandalizing downtown Oakland after the July 8 announcement of the verdict in the trial of former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle.

CBS San Francisco–10/28/2010

OPD Officials Say They Dealt Well With Unrest

Oakland Police deny that they simply stood by and allowed looting to occur during a protest after the conviction of former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle earlier this month.


Looter Arrested

ALAMEDA, Calif. (KCBS)- Police in Alameda say they have arrested a man on charges of hawking items taken during the looting episode in Oakland following the Johannes Mehserle verdict.


Oakland's Damage Tally

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)- The damage is being tallied as well as the arrests, after demonstrations took a turn for the violent and unruly in Oakland Thursday night after the involuntary manslaughter conviction of ex-BART cop Johannes […]


Shattered Windows, Some Looting

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)- Some Downtown Oakland store owners went to work Thursday night breaking out the remnants of already shattered windows.


Protesters Take to the Streets of Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS) Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Oakland Thursday afternoon and evening as a way of voicing their displeasure with the verdict in the Johannes Mehserle trial.



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