Protest

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

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to members of the media after taking a test drive with Tesla CEO Elon Musk at Tesla's headquarters in Palo Alto, California on April 30, 2015. AFP PHOTO / JOSH EDELSON (Photo credit should read Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Rides In Tesla With Elon Musk, Brings Bullet Train Simulator For Jerry Brown To Try

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made stops in San Francisco and Silicon Valley in part of a three day trip to focus on tech ties between his country and Silicon Valley.

04/30/2015

Chopper 5 over an Oakland protest decrying the death of Freddie Gray on April 27, 2015. (CBS)

Protesters Take To Oakland Streets Over Death Of Baltimore Man Freddie Gray

Roughly 100 protesters gathered in the vicinity of Broadway and 14th Street in Oakland Monday evening in solidarity with demonstrators in Baltimore, carrying signs that say “Rest in Power Freddie Gray.”

04/27/2015

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