Protest

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A Guide To Protesting In Oakland: What’s Allowed And What’s Not, And What’s Still Unclear

Amid the confusion of protests, arrests, social media half-truths, and mixed messages from news conferences, Oakland police and the mayor’s office have outlined exactly what will and won’t be allowed from protesters.

05/26/2015

Oakland Planning Commissioner Jahmese Myres (CBS SF)

Handcuffed Oakland Planning Commissioner Stands By Decision To Protest Against City’s Curfew Law

An Oakland city official was handcuffed over weekend after joining about 200 people marching against an ordinance banning protests on city streets after dark.

05/26/2015

Protesters upset with a grand jury's decision not to charge a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner march in Oakland on December 3, 2014. (CBS)

Oakland Officials To Enforce Ban On Nighttime Protests In The Streets

Saying protests that turn violent need to end, the Mayor of Oakland has come up with a new strategy, by cracking down on people who march on the streets at night.

05/22/2015

New car on Broadway Auto Row with shattered windows and covered in graffiti. (CBS)

Oakland Slow With Help For Broadway Auto Row Dealerships Damaged During Violent May Day Protests

It’s been over a week since the violent May Day protests in Oakland and Broadway’s Auto Row is still in a sorry state.

05/11/2015

Protesters shut down an Oakland City Council meeting on November 5, 2015. (CBS)

Activists Chain Themselves Together, Shut Down Oakland City Council Meeting Over Lack Of Affordable Housing

Affordable housing activists angry over a proposed high-rise near Lake Merritt shut down an Oakland City Council meeting Tuesday evening, forcing the Council to shout over singing protesters just to adjourn the disrupted meeting.

05/05/2015

A sign reading “OPD, You failed your city again.” in front of Precision Motors of Oakland on May 4, 2015. (CBS)

‘You Failed Your City,’ Oakland Business Owner’s Sign Criticizes Lack Of Police Response To May Day Rioters

An Oakland business owner is criticizing police for not doing enough after rioters broke windows and set a car on fire on the Broadway Auto Row when Friday’s May Day protest turned violent.

05/04/2015

Lucious, the 1-year-old Siberian Husky killed in a machete attack. (photo courtesy YourCentralValley.com)

Vicious Machete Attack On Dog Sparks Animal Abuse Rally In Merced

Dozens gathered in Merced to protest animal abuse after a Siberian Husky was tied to a fire hydrant and slashed by two men with machetes.

05/04/2015

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

Damage By Oakland May Day Protesters ‘Worst Seen In Years’

Glass from shattered windows, graffiti, and debris littered the streets Saturday in the aftermath of Friday’s May Day demonstration in Oakland.

05/02/2015

Cars were vandalized along the Broadway Auto Row in Oakland during a protest that turned violent on May 1, 2015. (CBS)

Oakland May Day Protests Marred By Vandalism To Businesses, Cars On Auto Row

A May Day protest and march through the streets of Downtown Oakland turned violent Friday evening, with some businesses and cars being vandalized.

05/01/2015

May Day March

San Francisco May Day Protesters Denounce Low Wages, Police Brutality, Evictions

Hundreds of people rallied and marched in San Francisco, calling for safe working conditions, fair pay, and an end to police brutality, state violence, immigrant deportation and displacement of low-income residents in the Mission District.

05/01/2015

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