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Vandals Smash Windows, Loot From Emeryville Businesses During 4th Night Of East Bay Protests

The fourth night of East Bay protests over the deaths of two black men in New York and Missouri was mostly peaceful Wednesday.

12/10/2014

Protesters marching in response to the Eric Garner grand jury decision march in Oakland on December 5, 2014. (CBS)

I-880 Blocked, Transit In San Francisco, Oakland Disrupted On 3rd Night Of Eric Garner Protests

Protests were held in San Francisco and Oakland for a third straight night in response to a New York City grand jury’s decision to not indict a police officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man.

12/05/2014

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Director Of Oscar Grant Biopic Spearheads ‘Black Out Black Friday’ Shopping Boycott

A grassroots protest is circulating on social media asking people not to shop on Black Friday to show solidarity with victims of police brutality.

11/26/2014

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Oscar Grant’s Family In Ferguson To Support Michael Brown’s Family

The family of Oscar Grant has traveled to Ferguson, Missouri to offer support and advice to the parents of a black teen whose slaying at the hands of police ignited unrest.

08/21/2014

Protesters face off against police in riot gear in front of Oakland Police headquarters, August 20, 2014. (CBS)

Oakland Marchers Hold Up Mirrors To Officers In Protest Over Ferguson, Police Shootings

Protesters against the police actions in Ferguson, Mo. as well as police killings of other suspects in California and other states gathered in Oakland on Wednesday. Some protesters unveiled a new tactic, by holding up mirrors in the faces of officers.

08/20/2014

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Demonstrators In Oakland, Berkeley Protest Fatal Missouri Police Shooting Of Michael Brown

Some windows were broken and slogans were spray painted on buildings during a march that stretched from Downtown Oakland to Berkeley Friday evening. The protesters denounced the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

08/15/2014

Students at City College of San Francisco clash with police in front of Conlan Hall on March 13, 2014. (Anya Komisaryk)

CCSF Students File Claim Against City, College District After Alleged Police Beatings During Protest

Two students from City College of San Francisco are planning to sue the school and the San Francisco Police Department after they say they were beaten up by officers after a campus protest in March.

05/27/2014

An Oakland Police patrol car sits in front of the Oakland Police headquarters. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Independent Monitor Says Oakland Police Falling Behind In Reform Measures

An independent monitor appointed to review court-ordered reforms for the Oakland Police Department says the agency is falling behind in its efforts.

01/22/2014

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

Vallejo welcome sign at city limits. (CBS)

Anti-Police Protesters Take Over Vallejo City Council Meeting

Dozens of angry protesters, which included members of the Black Panthers, took over the Vallejo City Council meeting on Tuesday night — causing elected leaders to flee to the rear of council chambers and hide.

02/27/2013

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