About 200 demonstrators took to the streets in downtown Oakland on Wednesday as part of a rally and march against police brutality. The event coincided with the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of 13-year-old Andy Lopez from Santa Rosa, by a sheriff’s deputy.
Protesters Storm SF Hayes Valley Shoe Store; Claim Property Owner Is Ellis Act Evicting Several Tenants
Police were called to a Paolo Shoes store in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley Thursday after about 30 protesters stormed the business.
The U.S. Department of Justice has turned to the City of Richmond to help ease the ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Chief Chris Magnus participated in a panel last month to help heal community wounds in the wake of Michael Brown’s shooting death.
Fifty years ago Wednesday, a small campus protest at UC Berkeley exploded into what came to became known as the Free Speech Movement paving the way for Vietnam War demonstrations, the Occupy protests, and more. Now it’s being celebrated by the university.
Protesters in Hong Kong are using creative tools to coordinate their demonstrations, including a San Francisco-Bay Area app Firechat.
Video shot from a drone showed the massive scope of demonstrations in Hong Kong Monday.
Several websites, big and small, are taking a stance in the new battle over net neutrality with an Internet “slowdown” Wednesday.
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.
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.
The Concord-born actor is protesting the use of artificial turf for the six Canadian venues…