At her first University of California Board of Regents meeting as UC president, Janet Napolitano on Wednesday proposed a tuition freeze and announced several new initiatives.
Amid the excitement caused by Twitter’s highly anticipated IPO on Thursday morning, protesters—attempting to ruffle the feathers of the social media company—marched outside its headquarters in San Francisco decrying the city’s tax breaks for high-tech companies.
Dozens of homeless advocates camped out overnight in San Francisco’s Dolores Park Monday night after holding a “sleep-in” protest against one supervisor’s plan to close city parks from midnight to 5 a.m.
A small group of people gathered in front of the Marriott Hotel in downtown Oakland today to protest the “Urban Shield” law enforcement disaster training event being hosted by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office at the hotel this weekend.
Around 180 food and retail workers staged a one-day strike at Oakland International Airport Friday, picketing in front of the airport to protest what they say are efforts by their employer to cut pay and benefits.
The federal government has dismissed allegations that three University of California campuses failed to effectively respond to claims of anti-Semitism.
A group of activists blocked the front entrance to the state building in downtown Oakland Monday morning in support of California prisoners who are participating in a hunger strike over the issue of solitary confinement.
Richmond police have arrested more than 160 protesters for trespassing at a Chevron refinery as part of an environmental protest against the oil industry.
A group of people camping out around Berkeley’s historic post office in protest of plans to close it have been warned to move off U.S. Postal Service property.
With horns blaring, a long line of taxicabs circled San Francisco City Hall Tuesday afternoon, with cab drivers demanding that the city ban smartphone-enabled rideshare services.