Occupy Oakland protesters have reached a settlement with the Northern California city and Alameda County to resolve a federal lawsuit alleging that scores of arrests during a violent protest three years ago violated their civil rights.
The Santa Cruz City Council voted to accept a quarter million dollar grant for an armored police vehicle.
About 100 people who were arrested in an anti-police brutality protest in Berkeley last month appeared in court Tuesday but charges haven’t been filed against them.
Several hundred people gathered in front of the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland Thursday to remember and celebrate the life of Oscar Grant III, who was shot and killed by a BART police officer there on New Year’s Day in 2009.
Oakland police said at least 29 people were arrested Wednesday night following protests in downtown Oakland.
Police eyed the crowd for any sign of threats after the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center issued a warning about threats against law enforcement on New Year’s eve.
Members of a California high school basketball team can wear T-shirts reading “I Can’t Breathe” during warm-ups at a tournament despite previously being told to stay home if they did.
Mendocino High School Basketball Players Disinvited From Fort Bragg Tournament For Wearing ‘I Can’t Breathe’ T-Shirts
A North Coast high school basketball tournament has become a flashpoint in the ongoing protests over police killings of unarmed black men after Mendocino High players were disinvited from an event in Fort Bragg because of concerns they would wear “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirts during warmups.
A protest march targeting police shootings turned violent in Oakland on Christmas night as protesters smashed windows, looted stores and damaged a Christmas in Jack London Square.
A charity group is blaming violent protests in Oakland for a huge drop in donations this holiday season.