PETA Files Lawsuit In SF Court To Give Monkey Ownership Of His Own Selfie PhotosA macaque monkey who took now-famous selfie photographs should be declared the copyright owner of the photos, rather than the nature photographer who positioned the camera, animal-rights activists contend in a novel lawsuit.
PETA Sues Whole Foods, Alleges Deception In Animal Welfare Rating SystemAn animal protection organization sued Whole Foods Market Inc. in federal court in San Jose Monday, accusing the natural foods grocery chain of deceiving customers in its claims of humane treatment of animals and poultry raised for meat.
British Actress Wants Name Removed From Pricey Hermes Birkin Bags Due To Crocodile CrueltyBritish singer/actor Jane Birkin told Hermes to take her name off the handbag after learning about the alleged cruel practices used to harvest the crocodile skins some of the bags are made of.
Ringling Bros. Circus To End Elephant Acts By 2018The circus' parent company, Feld Entertainment, said the acts will be phased out by 2018, citing growing public concern about the animals' treatment.
California Meat Companies Winning Praise From Animal Activists For Humane SlaughterA couple of California meat companies are earning positive recognition from animal activists. It's not just for how they are feeding and housing their animals, but how they're killing them.
Bull Run Similar To Spain's Coming To Alameda County FairgroundsA bull run similar to the one in Spain is coming to the East Bay, unless a judge stops it.
AT&T Park Reclaims Title As Most Vegetarian-Friendly Ballpark By PETASan Francisco's AT&T Park has reclaimed its position as the most vegetarian-friendly ballpark in the nation, according to an annual survey of Major League Baseball stadiums by PETA.
PETA Makes Push For Signs Warning Pet Owners Of Danger Inside Hot Cars After SF Mall IncidentA professional dog walker was cited last week for keeping eight dogs in a hot van in San Francisco, prompting an animal rights group to request signs warning dog owners and walkers about the harm of leaving pets inside cars.
PETA Members Strip On Eve Of San Francisco Nudity BanMembers of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals took advantage of the last day to be legally nude in public in San Francisco by stripping down in front of City Hall Thursday.
Anti-Fur Activists Stage Protest Outside SF Clothing StoresLed by PETA, the peaceful gathering was held outside Bebe for "Fur Free Friday."
PETA Balks At SF Plan To Pay Panhandlers To Care For Shelter PuppiesBeginning in August, the city is set to offer panhandlers up to $75 a week to stop begging and foster problem puppies from city animal shelters until the pups are ready for adoption.