May Day Protests

SFPD says Jesse Nesbitt (inset) is the man seen hurling bricks into a crowd during a San Francisco May Day protest. (CBS/SFPD)

Accused SF Occupy Brick Thrower Had Previous Run-In, Faces Felonies

A man accused of tossing bricks into a crowd of people during Tuesday’s San Francisco May Day protests will face felony charges, according to the San Francisco Police department.

05/02/2012

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

Police Remove Protesters From Occupied San Francisco Building

Police began making arrests early Wednesday morning, removing protesters from a building owned by the Catholic archdiocese of San Francisco that was occupied during May Day protests.

05/02/2012

A protester is detained by police during a rally for International Worker's Day on May 1, 2012 in Oakland. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Order May Day Protesters To Leave; SF Building Occupied

At least 23 people were arrested during May Day protests in Oakland on Tuesday. Meanwhile, police in riot gear faced off with dozens of protesters who occupied a building in San Francisco.

05/01/2012

Damage at the SFPD Mission Station (BCN)

SF Mission Shops, Police Station Cleaned Up After Night Of Vandalism

Police and merchants in San Francisco’s Mission District were cleaning up Tuesday morning after protesters vandalized dozens of businesses and cars in the neighborhood on Monday night.

05/01/2012

Picketers at the Larkspur Ferry terminal during a ferry workers' strike, May 1, 2012. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Why Transit, City Workers Are Willing To Strike

The labor movement and Occupy have teamed up for some powerful protests this May Day, but unions were apprehensive of initial plans to “shut down” the Golden Gate Bridge.

05/01/2012

Striking ferry workers outside the Golden Gate Ferry Larkspur terminal, May 1, 2012. (CBS)

Striking GG Ferry Workers, Occupy Activists Join In May Day Protests

Protesters gathered at the Larkspur Ferry terminal Tuesday morning as Golden Gate Ferry Service was shut down as expected over a ferry workers’ strike coinciding with May Day and Occupy-related demonstrations.

05/01/2012

Nurses picket at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland, May 1, 2012. (CBS)

Thousands Of Nurses Walk Off Job In Northern California Sutter Strike

More than 4,000 registered nurses at 10 Sutter Health hospitals in Northern California are walking off the job in Tuesday’s May Day protests.

05/01/2012

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

Vandals Attack Police Station, Businesses In SF Mission District Protest

One person was arrested after a protest march in the San Francisco’s Mission District led to acts of vandalism, including against the Mission police station, authorities said.

04/30/2012

Occupy Oakland Calls For General Strike

Bay Area Protests and Picket Lines Planned For May Day

Bay Area labor unions along with the Occupy movement are planning protests, picket lines and walkouts on May Day.

04/30/2012

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