Oakland Slow With Help For Broadway Auto Row Dealerships Damaged During Violent May Day ProtestsIt’s been over a week since the violent May Day protests in Oakland and Broadway’s Auto Row is still in a sorry state.
‘You Failed Your City,’ Oakland Business Owner’s Sign Criticizes Lack Of Police Response To May Day RiotersAn 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.
Oakland May Day Protests Marred By Vandalism To Businesses, Cars On Auto RowA May Day protest and march through the streets of Downtown Oakland turned violent Friday evening, with some businesses and cars being vandalized.
San Francisco May Day Protesters Denounce Low Wages, Police Brutality, EvictionsHundreds 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.
Protesters Plan To Block Google, Apple & Facebook Shuttle Buses In Oakland FridayThe 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.
Bay Area 'May Day' Protests, Rallies Call For Workers' Rights, End Of DeportationsLabor 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.
Protesters Seek Immigration Reform In Bay Area May Day RalliesAs 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.
San Francisco Protester Gets 2 Years For Throwing Bricks At PoliceA 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.
Oakland Officials Seek Vandalism Video, Photos From ProtestsOakland city officials are asking members of the public to submit video or photographic evidence of vandalism associated with recent protests.
Donations Pour In For Vandalized SF Mission District ShopsA 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.
5 To Be Charged In May Day Takeover Of SF BuildingSan Francisco prosecutors plan to file charges against five people arrested in the takeover of a vacant building during May Day protests.
Oakland Police Use Streaming Video To Monitor May Day Occupy ProtestsOakland'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.