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Protesters at Libby Schaaf Home

Oakland Mayor Schaaf: MLK Day Protests Outside Her Home Were ‘Legitimate’

A day after protesters staged a pre-dawn demonstration outside of newly inaugurated Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s home on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the mayor responded Tuesday by saying their complaints are legitimate.

01/21/2015

SM bridge, MLK Day protests, Protesters block traffic on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, January 19, 2015. (Chris Fillipi/CBS)

San Mateo Bridge Reopens After Stanford Students Abandon Cars In Traffic For MLK Day Protest

Over 100 Stanford students and community members demonstrating against police brutality temporarily shut down the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Monday afternoon, snarling the evening commute.

01/19/2015

BIO-MARTIN LUTHER KING-FRANCE

It’s Not All Protests— Martin Luther King Jr. Day Of Service Includes Volunteer Trash Pick Up

For some people this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday has been about protests and shutdowns, but for others it’s been a day of service for many who volunteered to pick up garbage in East Oakland.

01/19/2015

Protestors carry signs during a Martin Luther King Jr. day demonstration on January 19, 2015 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Coliseum BART Station Reopens After Closure By Police Brutality Protesters Gathered For MLK Day March

A large crowd of protesters left Fruitvale BART station in Oakland Monday afternoon, police said.

01/19/2015

Caltrain (CBS)

Lone Remaining Freedom Train Sells Out All Seats On Final MLK Day Ride From San Jose To SF

Tickets for all 1,400 seats available on the Caltrain train were sold even though it was announced that this excursion would be the last run of the Freedom Train in the Bay Area.

01/19/2015

Protesters at Libby Schaaf Home

Oakland Protesters Stage Noisy Demonstration To ‘Wake Up The Mayor’ At Libby Schaaf’s House

Dozens of protesters demonstrated outside Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf’s home early Monday morning .

01/19/2015

"SELMA" (credit: Paramount Pictures)

10 Things I Learned from Screening ‘Selma’

Here are some things you may not know about the MLK movie, “Selma.”

01/16/2015

West Oakland BART protests (Julia Carrie Wong )

WHEN AND WHERE: More BART, Traffic Disruptions Planned During #MLKShutItDown Weekend

It’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.

01/16/2015

(Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

King Tides Expected To Return To Bay Area On King Holiday

According to the California Coastal Commission, the January king tides occurring January 19 through 21st will offer a glimpse of the future with how sea levels are expected to rise.

01/16/2015

Protesters block an entrance to the Ronald Dellums Federal Building in downtown Oakland. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Activists Locked To Entrances Of Oakland Federal Building In Solidarity With Black Civil Rights

A group of Occupy protesters have locked themselves to an entrance of the Oakland Federal Building in solidarity with the BART protests in San Francisco Friday morning.

01/16/2015

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