Chinese Government Using Banned Social Media Sites To Promote Annual New Year's GalaChina 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.
City To Pay Occupy Oakland Protesters $1.36 Million For 2012 Mass ArrestOccupy 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.
UC Berkeley Students Protesting Tuition Hikes Vacate Wheeler Hall After 7-Day OccupationStudents and activists protesting tuition hikes at the University of California at Berkeley vacated their occupation of a building on campus early Wednesday morning.
KCBS Cover Story: UC Berkeley Celebrating The 50th Anniversary Of Free Speech MovementFifty 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.
‘Occupy’ Protesters Arrested At Google Campus OvernightThe 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.
Demonstration Planned In Oakland To Mark 5th Anniversary Of Oscar Grant ShootingOakland city officials are alerting residents about demonstrations planned in the city tonight and Wednesday afternoon.
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.
Oakland City Council Considering Ban On 'Destructive Items' During ProtestsA 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.
Oakland Reaches Million Dollar Settlement With Group Of Occupy ProtestersThe 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.
Evicted San Francisco Tree-Sitters Clash With PoliceScuffles 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.
SF Police Remove Tree-Sitting Protesters From Hayes Valley PropertySeven people were arrested and one was injured early Thursday morning in San Francisco when police used force to evict dozens of tree-sitting protesters occupying a small park in Hayes Valley.
Activists Occupying SF Hayes Valley Farm Turn Back Tree-Cutters, Vow To StayActivists occupying the former site of Hayes Valley Farm in San Francisco said they locked out workers sent to cut trees down Friday morning and that they plan a live music event and neighborhood barbecue this weekend.