A tract of farmland owned by the University of California, Berkeley in Albany is once again being taken over by a group of “Occupy the Farm” activists Saturday, police and members of the group say.
Seven people camping in trees to protest construction of a Highway 101 bypass in Mendocino County were arrested Tuesday by dozens of California Highway Patrol officers who were lifted into the trees on cherry-pickers.
Thirty-seven protesters were arrested outside the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory during an annual Good Friday demonstration against the lab’s involvement in developing nuclear weapons.
Police say activists protesting capitalism broke windows and vandalized ATMs at several banks in downtown Oakland.
Dozens of angry protesters, which included members of the Black Panthers, took over the Vallejo City Council meeting on Tuesday night — causing elected leaders to flee to the rear of council chambers and hide.
Organizers said the members of 65 San Francisco Bay area groups including the Sierra Club, Greenpeace and 350.org took part in the rally, which coincided with a demonstration in Washington, D.C.
Nudists were planning a clothing-optional protest Friday at San Francisco City Hall as a new nudity ban adopted by supervisors last year becomes effective.
The fate of San Francisco’s ban on nudity remains unclear after a federal judge decided to take the matter under submission during a hearing Thursday.
A protest in a store in San Francisco’s Castro District turned ugly when the group was met by angry employees.
Occupy demonstrators and housing advocates and briefly took over a Wells Fargo Bank branch in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood Thursday as part of a protest denouncing foreclosure.