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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

Google Bus

Protesters Plan To Block Google, Apple & Facebook Shuttle Buses In Oakland Friday

The symbolic move is intended to show disdain over the growing income disparity in Oakland which critics largely blame on the tech industry in Silicon Valley.

04/27/2015

Chopper 5 over a minimum wage protest in Berkeley on April 15, 2015. (CBS)

Berkeley Protesters Shut Down Intersection During Call For $15 Minimum Wage

Hundreds of fast food workers and their supporters marching through the streets of downtown Berkeley Wednesday evening shut down the intersection of Shattuck and University as they were calling for a $15 minimum wage, police and protesters said.

04/15/2015

minimum wage mcdonalds strike fast food protest

Fast-Food Workers Storm San Francisco McDonald’s To Demand $15/Hour Wages; Similar Protests Across U.S.

Fast-food workers calling for $15 an hour are picking up some more allies around the Bay Area Wednesday.

04/15/2015

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 15:  Protestors block an entrance to the Oakland police department headquarters during a demonstration over recent grand jury decisions in police-involved deaths on December 15, 2014 in Oakland, California. Over 200 hundred protestors blocked entrances to the Oakland police department and adjacent streets during a demonstration against recent grand jury decisions in New York and Missouri to not charge white police officers with the deaths of black men. Dozens were arrested.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

WHEN & WHERE: Bay Area Protests Planned Against Police Brutality For Nationwide Shut Down Day

Demonstrators are taking up Bay Area streets Tuesday as part of Nationwide Shutdown Day to protest recent cases of alleged police brutality caught on video.

04/14/2015

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

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