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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

SFPD says Jesse Nesbitt (inset) is the man seen hurling bricks into a crowd during a San Francisco May Day protest. (CBS/SFPD)

San Francisco Protester Gets 2 Years For Throwing Bricks At Police

A 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.

05/01/2013

(CBS)

Paroled Felon Sentenced To 35 Years For Occupy Oakland Shooting, Sex Assault

A paroled felon was sentenced Thursday to 35 years and eight months in state prison in connection with the fatal shooting death of a man near the former Occupy Oakland encampment in November 2011 and for a sexual assault that occurred five days later.

01/24/2013

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