Protest

Attendees hold a sign at an August 14, 2015 vigil for Nathaniel Wilks, a man accused of robbery and attempted carjacking killed by Oakland Police. (CBS)

Vigil Held For Man Accused Of Robbery, Carjacking Attempt Killed By Oakland Police

Family, friends and activists held a vigil Friday night for a man who was fatally shot by Oakland Police officers on Wednesday. They are disputing police findings and accounts from witnesses that he was pointing a gun at officers.

08/14/2015

UNITED STATES - MAY 29:  Employees work in the control room of the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, California, U.S., on Friday, May 29, 2009. The NIF will use 192 lasers aimed at a small hydrogen-filled target for the study of fusion reactions.  (Photo by Tony Avelar/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Dozens Arrested During Nuclear Weapons Protest At Lawrence Livermore Laboratory

About 50 Bay Area activists were peacefully arrested as they gathered at a Livermore laboratory to protest nuclear weapons on the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.

08/07/2015

Mia Farrow (credit: Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images)

Mia Farrow Faces Backlash For Tweeting Out Lion Dentist’s Address

Hundreds protest lion killing at dentist office, some thanks to Mia Farrow…

07/29/2015

Arctic Protest

Kayakers Paddle San Francisco Bay To Protest Arctic Drilling

About 40 people kayaked in San Francisco Bay on Saturday to protest the potential for oil drilling this summer in the Arctic

07/19/2015

Eucalyptus grove in the Oakland Hills. (CBS)

Environmentalists Strip Naked To Protest Cutting Eucalyptus Grove In Oakland Hills

Activists say they exposed themselves to make themselves vulnerable, just like the thousands of trees.

07/18/2015

Confederate Flag Protest, Elk Grove

Elk Grove Sporting Goods Store Owner Takes Down Confederate Flag Citing Death Threats

A Confederate flag has been taken down at Sacramento-area store after the business owners received multiple death threats.

07/11/2015

Protesters

Parents Protest Against Vaccine Law At Golden Gate Bridge; Vow To Overturn It In 2016

Over a hundred parents with their children marched across the Golden Gate Bridge to protest California’s new mandatory vaccine law.

07/03/2015

French Taxi drivers burn tires as they protest in the southern city of Marseille on June 25, 2015 as they demonstrate against UberPOP, a popular taxi app that is facing fierce opposition from traditional cabs. Taxi drivers in France are furious over an Uber service called UberPOP, which puts customers in touch with private drivers at prices lower than those of traditional taxis. AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

French Taxi Drivers Riot In Anti-Uber Protest

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.

06/25/2015

Car inside showroom with shattered window on Broadway Auto Row in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Hoping For Calm Celebrations If Golden State Warriors Win NBA Finals

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.

06/15/2015

Oakland Protest March

Friday Night Vigil For Man Shot Saturday By Oakland Police Turns Into Protest March

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.

06/12/2015

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