Judge Dismisses Charges Against ‘Bay Bridge 25’ Who Stopped Traffic During MLK Day ProtestCharges against 25 protesters who stopped traffic on the Bay Bridge in January were dismissed Friday by a San Francisco Superior Court judge.
Protesters Who Blocked Bay Bridge Might Not Face PunishmentA day after a protest that created the worst Bay Bridge backup in recent memory, whether the two dozen activists who were taken into custody will actually face any punishment remained in question.
WHEN AND WHERE: More BART, Traffic Disruptions Planned During #MLKShutItDown WeekendIt's the calm after the spoon-banging storm that shut down three San Francisco BART stations Friday morning, but it won't last for long.
Best M.L.K. Day Weekend Getaways In AmericaCities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
'Freedom Train' Gains Last-Minute Riders, Will Run AgainThe Freedom Train will likely run again next year on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day after last-minute ticket sales for the commemorative ride from San Jose and San Francisco skyrocketed.
East Bay Volunteers Honor MLK Jr. With Day of ServiceIt seems as though Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day isn't viewed simply as a day off for an increasing number of Bay Area residents. Rather, they are turning it into a day of service, benefiting those in need.
East Oakland Neighbors Clean Up Schools, Parks To Honor KingAbout 250 volunteers fanned out in an East Oakland neighborhood on the holiday to spruce things up and clean up a couple of schools. The volunteers went to James Madison Middle School, and Sobrante Park Elementary to pick up trash, do some painting, and clear weeds.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Events, Closures, SchedulesThere are several Bay Area observances of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. There are also a number of community service projects planned.