Milpitas School District Softens Policy On Planned Student-Led WalkoutAfter saying Monday that they would not condone any student walkouts, Milpitas Unified School District officials issued an updated statement Tuesday regarding what they will allow students to do during Wednesday's nationwide protests calling for gun reform legislation.
Legislators, Protesters Push To Restrict Firearm SalesThe battle for tighter restrictions on gun sales in California includes a couple of new pushes to make it more difficult to purchase firearms.
East San Jose Students Walk Out In Protest Against Alum Rock Union School DistrictEast San Jose students took to the streets in protest following allegations of corruption in their school district.
Alameda Students Walk Out To Support Stricter Gun Control LawsSeveral dozen students walked out of class at Alameda High School in solidarity with the victims of the shooting at a Florida school last week in which 17 people were killed, school and police officials said.
A's Maxwell Will Not Kneel During National Anthem This SeasonOakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell says he no longer will kneel for the national anthem as he did last season as a rookie, when he became the first major leaguer to do so following the lead of many NFL players.
Anti-Google Protesters Disrupt SJ Mayor's State Of The City AddressIn San Jose protesters disrupted the mayor’s State of the City Address, chanting, "Say it loud, say it clear, Google is not welcome here.”
UC Berkeley Spent $4 Million For Free Speech Event Security Last YearThe University of California in Berkeley spent almost $4 million on security for a month of free speech events last year when the famously liberal campus became a flashpoint for the country's political divisions.
UC Berkeley Labor Protester's Rough Arrest Condemned by UnionOrganizers said the arrest of a black man at a protest of pay inequality in the UC system in Berkeley on Thursday indicates the university is honoring the repressive legacy of the Jim Crow South.
Tens Of Thousands Expected At Women's Marches Across Bay AreaTens of thousands of people are expected to turn out Saturday in cities across the Bay Area for a series of Women's Marches as part of a grassroots political movement to get more women into political office.
Psychiatric Hospital For Violent Sex Predators On Lockdown After Patient ProtestsA psychiatric hospital housing mostly sexually violent predators has been locked down after a weekend protest.
San Anselmo Councilman Takes A Knee During Pledge Of AllegianceWhile it has become commonplace for professional football players to take a knee during the National Anthem, San Anselmo's Ford Greene has carried his protest to city council meetings.
Berkeley Urban Shield Protesters Claim Police Used Excessive ForceSeven people who say they were injured by Berkeley police during a protest at the close of a City Council meeting in June filed an administrative claim against the city Thursday.