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Terminal 2 at Oakland International Airport. (CBS)

Oakland Airport Workers Strike Over Moves To Cut Benefits

Around 180 food and retail workers staged a one-day strike at Oakland International Airport Friday, picketing in front of the airport to protest what they say are efforts by their employer to cut pay and benefits.

08/30/2013

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Feds Reject Anti-Semitism Claims At 3 UC Campuses

The federal government has dismissed allegations that three University of California campuses failed to effectively respond to claims of anti-Semitism.

08/28/2013

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Oakland Protesters Block State Building In Solidarity With Prison Hunger Strike

A group of activists blocked the front entrance to the state building in downtown Oakland Monday morning in support of California prisoners who are participating in a hunger strike over the issue of solitary confinement.

08/05/2013

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Police Arrest 160 At Environmental Protest At Richmond’s Chevron Refinery

Richmond police have arrested more than 160 protesters for trespassing at a Chevron refinery as part of an environmental protest against the oil industry.

08/03/2013

U.S. Post Office located at 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley CA.  (Wikimedia Commons)

USPS Warns Protesters Camping At Historic Berkeley Post Office To Move Out

A group of people camping out around Berkeley’s historic post office in protest of plans to close it have been warned to move off U.S. Postal Service property.

08/02/2013

Taxis are parked near Union Square, San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cab Drivers Hold Noisy Rally At San Francisco City Hall To Protest Rideshare

With horns blaring, a long line of taxicabs circled San Francisco City Hall Tuesday afternoon, with cab drivers demanding that the city ban smartphone-enabled rideshare services.

07/30/2013

U.S. Post Office located at 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley CA.  (Wikimedia Commons)

Protest, Campout To Fight Close Of Historic Berkeley Post Office

More than 100 people, including some who say they plan to camp out, have gathered in front of a historic post office in Berkeley Saturday afternoon to protest its closure.

07/27/2013

Police remove protesters from Richmond City Council chambers Tuesday. (City of Richmond)

Raucous Protesters Disrupt Richmond City Council Meeting

A City Council meeting was brought to a standstill in Richmond on Tuesday night when raucous protesters had to be escorted out by police, a councilman said.

07/24/2013

Protesters in San Francisco after the 'not guilty' verdict was announced in the case of George Zimmerman. (http://twitter.com/LisaMcIntire)

Bay Area Joins Nationwide Rallies For Civil Rights Charges Against Zimmerman

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — Protesters gathered in San Francisco and Los Angeles to call on federal prosecutors to bring civil rights charges against neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman in the shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon […]

07/20/2013

Protesters in Oakland voice outrage nearly a week after the George Zimmerman verdict was released. (CBS)

Calls For Peaceful Oakland Protests Heard At Latest Zimmerman Verdict Rally

Hundreds fanned out in the streets of Oakland Friday night demanding justice for Trayvon Martin, but much of the talk on the streets was about the need for peaceful protest.

07/19/2013

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