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Protesters removed their clothes as part of a protest against proposed University of California tuition hikes during a meeting at UCSF on March 18, 2015. (Paul Chinn / San Francisco Chronicle)

Napolitano Says ‘We Don’t Have To Listen To This Crap’ As Half-Naked Students Protest Potential UC Tuition Hikes

University of California President Janet Napolitano remarked to a fellow regent that they “didn’t have to listen to this crap” as students protested potential tuition hikes during a meeting Wednesday in San Francisco.

03/18/2015

Tech shuttle bus driver.

Teamsters Protest Unfair Working Conditions For Tech Shuttle Bus Drivers

The union wants to give drivers the option to unionize.

03/13/2015

A man who calls himself an American and told CBS13 “God bless America” tore down the swastika displayed on a Sacramento house.

Protester Tears Down Swastika Displayed On Sacramento House

The house in Sacramento’s River Park neighborhood has drawn national headlines with its display of an Israeli flag with a swastika on it, among other symbols.

03/11/2015

(Erin Baldassari/Bay City News Service)

Plainclothes Officer Justified In Drawing Gun On Oakland Protesters, CHP Finds

An investigation by the California Highway Patrol has found a plainclothes officer acted within department policy when he pointed his gun at protesters during an Oakland demonstration last year.

03/06/2015

(Matt Bigler/CBS SF)

Students Block UC Santa Cruz Entrances To Protest Tuition Hikes

UC Santa Cruz is telling off-campus students, faculty and staff not to go to campus Thursday morning because of disruptive protests.

03/05/2015

Chained protesters block Highway 17 in Santa Clara County, March 3, 2015. (Caltrans)

Police Use Jackhammers To Break Up Chained Student Protesters Blocking Highway 1

Police arrested six protesters from the University of California, Santa Cruz, who shut down State Route 1 for several hours by chaining themselves to bins filled with concrete placed in lanes.

03/03/2015

Police Face-off

Oakland Protests, Staffing Shortages Send Police Overtime Estimate To $30M

Oakland’s Police Chief says the city has spent $3-million on overtime for his officers covering protests, and the department could spend upwards of $30-million on overtime, despite budgeting just $15-million for this fiscal year.

02/24/2015

Karl Rove (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Protest Brewing Over Karl Rove Appearance At Event Hosted By East Bay Leadership Council

Decrying the former deputy chief of staff to President George W. Bush as a “war criminal” who defends torture, protesters are planning to gather in front of a Concord hotel tonight where Karl Rove is scheduled to speak.

01/22/2015

Protesters at Libby Schaaf Home

Oakland Mayor Schaaf: MLK Day Protests Outside Her Home Were ‘Legitimate’

A day after protesters staged a pre-dawn demonstration outside of newly inaugurated Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s home on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the mayor responded Tuesday by saying their complaints are legitimate.

01/21/2015

SM bridge, MLK Day protests, Protesters block traffic on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, January 19, 2015. (Chris Fillipi/CBS)

San Mateo Bridge Reopens After Stanford Students Abandon Cars In Traffic For MLK Day Protest

Over 100 Stanford students and community members demonstrating against police brutality temporarily shut down the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Monday afternoon, snarling the evening commute.

01/19/2015

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