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Netflix, Twitter & Reddit Plan Internet ‘Slowdown’ To Call For Net Neutrality

Several websites, big and small, are taking a stance in the new battle over net neutrality with an Internet “slowdown” Wednesday.

09/10/2014

People wait in line at a fast food restaurant. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Oakland Fast Food Workers Join National Protest For $15 Minimum Wage, Arrests Made

Workers at fast-food chains in Oakland were arrested after walking off the job Thursday morning as part of a continuing effort to get pay raises and union rights.

09/04/2014

Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics hits an RBI single in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 28, 2014 in Anaheim. (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

A’s Unable To Hold Off Angels, File Protest Over Controversial Call

Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major league standings with a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the Oakland Athletics, who finished the game under protest over a ninth-inning obstruction call.

08/28/2014

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No Act: Tom Hanks Wants Sod For Women’s World Cup

The Concord-born actor is protesting the use of artificial turf for the six Canadian venues…

08/23/2014

The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Protesters Block Israel-Owned Ship From Unloading Cargo In Port Of Oakland

Protesters have stopped longshoremen from unloading a ship partly owned by the Israeli government at the Port of Oakland.

08/18/2014

Oakland Protest

Protesters Again Confront Israeli-Owned Commercial Ship At Port Of Oakland

Bay Area protesters gathered at the Port of Oakland to try to stop an Israeli-owned commercial ship from docking and unloading in an act of protest against recent Israeli military action in Gaza.

08/17/2014

Tech:Crunch Disrupt SF 2012

Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey, Missouri Native, Joins Ferguson Protest

Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter and a Missouri native, has joined demonstrators in Ferguson and has been documenting the ongoing protests with a stream of posts and video tweets.

08/17/2014

Protesters face off with police in Oakland on Saturday. (CBS)

Protesters Angry Over Michael Brown Killing Crash Oakland Pro-Palestinian Rally

A large pro-Palestinian demonstration in West Oakland Saturday was infiltrated by protesters angry over the police shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed teen in Missouri.

08/16/2014

Police Face-off

Oakland Officer Hospitalized After Melee With Group Protesting Michael Brown Shooting

According to police, a group of protesters assaulted and injured the officer Friday night. The officer was taken to the hospital and later released.

08/16/2014

Oakland Protest

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

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