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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

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

SF Police Remove Tree-Sitting Protesters From Hayes Valley Property

Seven 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.

06/13/2013

Women work at the Hayes Valley Farm in San Francisco. (Hayes Valley Farm/Tumblr)

Activists Occupying SF Hayes Valley Farm Turn Back Tree-Cutters, Vow To Stay

Activists 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.

06/07/2013

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