French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap San Francisco-based Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffic during a nationwide strike that caught tourists and celebrities alike in the mayhem.
With the Golden State Warriors on the verge of an NBA Finals victory, fans are ready to go wild, prompting pleas to keep the partying under control in Oakland.
A Friday vigil and march in honor of a man shot and killed by an Oakland police officer on June 6 ended quietly after friends and family lit candles at the Lakeshore Avenue off-ramp where he died.
Amid the confusion of protests, arrests, social media half-truths, and mixed messages from news conferences, Oakland police and the mayor’s office have outlined exactly what will and won’t be allowed from protesters.
An Oakland city official was handcuffed over weekend after joining about 200 people marching against an ordinance banning protests on city streets after dark.
Saying protests that turn violent need to end, the Mayor of Oakland has come up with a new strategy, by cracking down on people who march on the streets at night.
It’s been over a week since the violent May Day protests in Oakland and Broadway’s Auto Row is still in a sorry state.
Activists Chain Themselves Together, Shut Down Oakland City Council Meeting Over Lack Of Affordable Housing
Affordable housing activists angry over a proposed high-rise near Lake Merritt shut down an Oakland City Council meeting Tuesday evening, forcing the Council to shout over singing protesters just to adjourn the disrupted meeting.
‘You Failed Your City,’ Oakland Business Owner’s Sign Criticizes Lack Of Police Response To May Day Rioters
An Oakland business owner is criticizing police for not doing enough after rioters broke windows and set a car on fire on the Broadway Auto Row when Friday’s May Day protest turned violent.
Dozens gathered in Merced to protest animal abuse after a Siberian Husky was tied to a fire hydrant and slashed by two men with machetes.