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May Day

A sign reading “OPD, You failed your city again.” in front of Precision Motors of Oakland on May 4, 2015. (CBS)

‘You Failed Your City,’ Oakland Business Owner’s Sign Criticizes Lack Of Police Response To May Day Rioters

An Oakland business owner is criticizing police for not doing enough after rioters broke windows and set a car on fire on the Broadway Auto Row when Friday’s May Day protest turned violent.

05/04/2015

Cars were vandalized along the Broadway Auto Row in Oakland during a protest that turned violent on May 1, 2015. (CBS)

Oakland May Day Protests Marred By Vandalism To Businesses, Cars On Auto Row

A May Day protest and march through the streets of Downtown Oakland turned violent Friday evening, with some businesses and cars being vandalized.

05/01/2015

May Day March

San Francisco May Day Protesters Denounce Low Wages, Police Brutality, Evictions

Hundreds of people rallied and marched in San Francisco, calling for safe working conditions, fair pay, and an end to police brutality, state violence, immigrant deportation and displacement of low-income residents in the Mission District.

05/01/2015

Google Bus

Protesters Plan To Block Google, Apple & Facebook Shuttle Buses In Oakland Friday

The symbolic move is intended to show disdain over the growing income disparity in Oakland which critics largely blame on the tech industry in Silicon Valley.

04/27/2015

Union workers picket in front of a construction site in San Francisco, May 1, 2014. (CBS)

Bay Area ‘May Day’ Protests, Rallies Call For Workers’ Rights, End Of Deportations

Labor activists across the Bay Area rallied Thursday to celebrate International Workers Day, taking the opportunity to champion causes from minimum wage hikes to immigration reform to development projects.

05/01/2014

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

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

San Francisco Protester Gets 2 Years For Throwing Bricks At Police

A year to the day after he was arrested for throwing bricks at San Francisco police officers, a protester was sentenced Wednesday to two years in state prison for a felony assault charge, prosecutors said.

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

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

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