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Thunder Road protest in Oakland. April 13, 2015. (Photo courtesy California Nurses Association)

Vote Could Shutter Oakland Youth Drug & Alcohol Treatment Center After 30 Years Of Service

After 30 years, Thunder Road Adolescent Treatment Center for youth is threatened with closure by Sutter Health, its subsidizer, and one of the largest nonprofit health care corporations in the state.

04/13/2015

Homeless advocates stage a sleepover in Berkeley to show support for better treatment of the homeless. (CBS)

Protesters Sleeping On Berkeley Streets To Show Support For Better Treatment Of Homeless

Protesters from a number of faith groups pulled out blankets and pillows to spend the night on Berkeley’s streets Thursday night as a way to show support for better treatment of the city’s homeless population.

04/09/2015

Gay rights protesters gather at the Lucas Oil Stadium, home of this year's men's Final Four. (CBS)

Gay Rights Activists Protest Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law At NCAA Final Four Tournament

Dozens of the marchers carried rainbow flags, American flags and Indiana state flags as well as signs reading “No hate in our state,” “Equal rights for all” and other messages.

04/04/2015

Move-out day at "The Jungle" a massive homeless encampment in San Jose for over 200 people. (photo credit: Mike Colgan)

4 Months After Its Closure, Homeless Advocates Return To San Jose’s Jungle

Four months after the closure of The Jungle, once regarded as one of the nation’s largest homeless encampments, protesters and homeless advocates returned to the San Jose site to demand more permanent housing.

03/31/2015

A Whole Foods market in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Animal Rights Activists Block Off Meat Department At Whole Foods, Berkeley

Animal rights activists used tape and other methods to stop customers from buying meat.

03/28/2015

(University of California)

Napolitano Apologizes For Calling Disruptive UC Students’ Protest ‘Crap’

University of California President Janet Napolitano publicly apologized Thursday for referring to a UC student protest as ‘crap’ the day before.

03/19/2015

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

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