Police arrested six protesters from the University of California, Santa Cruz, who shut down State Route 1 for several hours by chaining themselves to bins filled with concrete placed in lanes.
Oakland’s Police Chief says the city has spent $3-million on overtime for his officers covering protests, and the department could spend upwards of $30-million on overtime, despite budgeting just $15-million for this fiscal year.
Decrying the former deputy chief of staff to President George W. Bush as a “war criminal” who defends torture, protesters are planning to gather in front of a Concord hotel tonight where Karl Rove is scheduled to speak.
A day after protesters staged a pre-dawn demonstration outside of newly inaugurated Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s home on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the mayor responded Tuesday by saying their complaints are legitimate.
Over 100 Stanford students and community members demonstrating against police brutality temporarily shut down the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Monday afternoon, snarling the evening commute.
Oakland Coliseum BART Station Reopens After Closure By Police Brutality Protesters Gathered For MLK Day March
A large crowd of protesters left Fruitvale BART station in Oakland Monday afternoon, police said.
Dozens of protesters demonstrated outside Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf’s home early Monday morning .
Demonstrators gathered at Frank Ogawa Plaza around 7 p.m. and have been marching through the streets since around 7:30 p.m., according to Oakland police.
Marches, Die-Ins, Protests, Demonstrations Across Oakland On Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Weekend
About a hundred protesters were on the move in East Oakland Saturday evening after a day of planned and spontaneous demonstrations around the city for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.
It’s the calm after the spoon-banging storm that shut down three San Francisco BART stations Friday morning, but it won’t last for long.