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May Day Protests

One of several rallies in the Bay Area supporting immigration reform on May 1, 2013. (CBS)

Protesters Seek Immigration Reform In Bay Area May Day Rallies

As many as a thousand protesters marched from San Francisco’s Mission District to Civic Center Plaza Wednesday afternoon to call for immigration reform as part of several May Day rallies in the Bay Area.

05/01/2013

May Day Activists Mark International Worker's Day In California

Oakland Officials Seek Vandalism Video, Photos From Protests

Oakland city officials are asking members of the public to submit video or photographic evidence of vandalism associated with recent protests.

05/11/2012

May Day Activists Mark International Worker's Day In California

Oakland Mayor Quan Pleased With Police Tactics During May Day Protests

Mayor Jean Quan is pleased with the police department’s new strategy in de-escalating protest crowds and says it resulted in less vandalism and arrests during Tuesday’s May Day demonstrations.

05/05/2012

Protesters from Occupy Oakland

Deadline Extended For Oakland PD’s ‘Occupy’ Misconduct Investigation

It promises to be a working weekend for Oakland city leaders who now have until Monday from a federal judge who says they’re taking too long to present an internal affairs investigation dealing with police misconduct.

05/05/2012

Damage at the SFPD Mission Station (BCN)

Donations Pour In For Vandalized SF Mission District Shops

A grassroots effort to help Mission District businesses vandalized by a group that broke away from a protest march on Monday has raised more $7,000 in less than a week.

05/04/2012

Police outside a building on the 800 block of Turk St. during a raid on Occupy protesters, May 2, 2012. (CBS)

5 To Be Charged In May Day Takeover Of SF Building

San Francisco prosecutors plan to file charges against five people arrested in the takeover of a vacant building during May Day protests.

05/04/2012

Protesters are tear-gassed by police during a rally for International Worker's Day on May 1, 2012 in Oakland. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Use Streaming Video To Monitor May Day Occupy Protests

Oakland’s police chief and mayor watched from a command center downtown as the events of the May Day protests unfolded in real time a few blocks away, thanks to streaming video cameras carried by several police officers and live webcam feeds posted online by the demonstrators themselves.

05/03/2012

Vandals attack the Mission District police station in San Francisco on April 30, 2012. (CBS)

$25K Donated To Vandalized SF Mission District Businesses

San Francisco-based Wells Fargo on Wednesday announced it was donating $25,000 to help small businesses in the city’s Mission District rebuild after protesters vandalized more than 20 businesses in the neighborhood on Monday.

05/02/2012

May Day Activists Mark International Worker's Day In California

Oakland Businesses Regroup After Day Of Protest

While damage wasn’t as extensive compared to previous protests, businesses in downtown Oakland were once again trying to recover Wednesday following May Day demonstrations.

05/02/2012

Protesters clash police during a rally for International Worker's Day on May 1, 2012 in Oakland. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Tally 39 Arrests In May Day Protests

Large protests in Oakland on Tuesday to mark May Day were mostly peaceful but 39 people were arrested, city of Oakland officials said Wednesday.

05/02/2012

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