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Oakland anti-police brutality march, October 22nd, 2014 (photo courtesy: Chris Filippi)

Oakland Anti-Police Brutality March Coincides With 1-Year-Anniversary Of Andy Lopez Shooting Death

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.

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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.

10/17/2014

Richmond police patrol car. April 8, 2014. (CBS)

U.S. Department Of Justice Turns To Richmond Police Chief To Help Ease Unrest In Ferguson

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.

10/13/2014

Mario Savio, leader of the Students' Free Speech Movement of U.C.Berkeley, leads several thousand students in an invasion of Sproul Hall administrative building, Berkeley, California, December 2, 1964.  (Peter Whitney/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story: UC Berkeley Celebrating The 50th Anniversary Of Free Speech Movement

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.

10/01/2014

Firechat. (CBS)

Hong Kong Protesters Using Bay Area-Based App To Work Around Beijing Internet-Block

Protesters in Hong Kong are using creative tools to coordinate their demonstrations, including a San Francisco-Bay Area app Firechat.

09/29/2014

This image from video captured by a drone shows the massive scope of pro-democracy protests on the streets of Hong Kong. (Source: Nero Chan via Youtube)

Drone Video Shows Massive Scope Of Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protests

Video shot from a drone showed the massive scope of demonstrations in Hong Kong Monday.

09/29/2014

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Netflix, Twitter & Reddit Plan Internet ‘Slowdown’ To Call For Net Neutrality

Several websites, big and small, are taking a stance in the new battle over net neutrality with an Internet “slowdown” Wednesday.

09/10/2014

People wait in line at a fast food restaurant. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Oakland Fast Food Workers Join National Protest For $15 Minimum Wage, Arrests Made

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.

09/04/2014

Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics hits an RBI single in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 28, 2014 in Anaheim. (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

A’s Unable To Hold Off Angels, File Protest Over Controversial Call

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.

08/28/2014

Tom Hanks (credit:  Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

No Act: Tom Hanks Wants Sod For Women’s World Cup

The Concord-born actor is protesting the use of artificial turf for the six Canadian venues…

08/23/2014

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