Occupy

People perform during the Chinese Spring Gala to mark the upcoming Chinese New Year in Beijing, China. (Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images)

Chinese Government Using Banned Social Media Sites To Promote Annual New Year’s Gala

China says its annual Lunar New Year gala TV show is all set to go international. Chinese government will even promote the gala on Bay Area-based social media sites normally blocked by the country.

02/02/2015

Protesters rally for International Worker's Day outside the Alameda County Court House on May 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. Demonstrators have called for nation-wide May Day strikes to protest economic inequality and political corruption. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

City To Pay Occupy Oakland Protesters $1.36 Million For 2012 Mass Arrest

Occupy Oakland protesters have reached a settlement with the Northern California city and Alameda County to resolve a federal lawsuit alleging that scores of arrests during a violent protest three years ago violated their civil rights.

01/14/2015

Student protesting UC tuition hikes occupy Wheeler Hall at UC Berkeley. (Holly Quan/CBS)

UC Berkeley Students Protesting Tuition Hikes Vacate Wheeler Hall After 7-Day Occupation

Students and activists protesting tuition hikes at the University of California at Berkeley vacated their occupation of a building on campus early Wednesday morning.

11/26/2014

Mario Savio, leader of the Students' Free Speech Movement of U.C.Berkeley, leads several thousand students in an invasion of Sproul Hall administrative building, Berkeley, California, December 2, 1964.  (Peter Whitney/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story: UC Berkeley Celebrating The 50th Anniversary Of Free Speech Movement

Fifty years ago Wednesday, a small campus protest at UC Berkeley exploded into what came to became known as the Free Speech Movement paving the way for Vietnam War demonstrations, the Occupy protests, and more. Now it’s being celebrated by the university.

10/01/2014

Net neutrality protests at Google Headquarters in Mountain View. (CBS)

‘Occupy’ Protesters Arrested At Google Campus Overnight

The occupation outside Google headquarters lasted only about ten hours, but resulted in about half of the 10 protesters being taken into custody. The activists had been demanding that Google do more to protect net neutrality.

06/25/2014

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Demonstration Planned In Oakland To Mark 5th Anniversary Of Oscar Grant Shooting

Oakland city officials are alerting residents about demonstrations planned in the city tonight and Wednesday afternoon.

12/31/2013

Lt. John Pike of the UC Davis Police has been placed on administrative leave for pepper spraying nonviolent protesters on November 18, 2011. (CBS)

Ex-Cop In UC Davis Pepper Spraying Reaches $38k Settlement With School

The former police officer who gained national attention after video of him surfaced pepper-spraying University of California, Davis students during an Occupy rally has reached a settlement with the university on a worker’s compensation claim related to the incident.

10/23/2013

May Day Activists Mark International Worker's Day In California

Oakland City Council Considering Ban On ‘Destructive Items’ During Protests

A proposal to ban hammers, wrenches, shields, sling shots, paint projectiles and other potentially destructive items at protests will be considered by the Oakland City Council at its meeting on Tuesday night.

07/29/2013

Occupy Oakland protesters march through streets of Oakland as a part of the Occupy Wall Street movements, near the Oakland City Hall on October 25, 2011. (Kimhiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Reaches Million Dollar Settlement With Group Of Occupy Protesters

The Oakland City Council has agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a dozen Occupy Oakland protesters who said they were the victims of excessive force during clashes with police during a protest in 2011.

07/03/2013

A policeman confronts a tree-sitting protestor in the former Hayes Valley Farm in San Francisco, June 13, 2013. (CBS)

Evicted San Francisco Tree-Sitters Clash With Police

Scuffles between police and protesters outside of the former site of Hayes Valley Farm in San Francisco have led to the arrest of two protesters Friday evening, according to police.

06/14/2013

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