Animal Rights Protest Stops Traffic On SF's EmbarcaderoA group a about 50 animal rights protesters shut down traffic on San Francisco's Embarcadero Monday.
PETA Offers Reward Following Animal Shootings At Berkeley MarinaPeople for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is offering a $5,000 reward after five animals were found dead or wounded near the Berkeley Marina last month.
Oakland Theater Named Among Nation’s Best For Vegans The New Parkway Theater in Oakland has been ranked as one of the best movie theaters nationwide for vegans.
Judge Rules That Monkey Can't Hold Copyright To Famous SelfieA federal judge in San Francisco said Wednesday he plans to dismiss a copyright lawsuit filed on behalf of an Indonesian monkey by an advocacy group that claims the animal owns the rights to a famous series of “monkey selfie” photographs.
Oakland Firefighters Receive PETA Accolades After Saving DogOakland firefighters are receiving accolades from the group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals after rescuing a dog from inside a burning home last week, PETA officials announced.
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.

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