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.
Wal-Mart workers and supporters were protesting at a number of stores nationwide and throughout the Bay Area, blasting the wages, benefits and treatment of employees of the world’s largest retailer.
About 20 people gathered in front of the Oakland Walmart store on Edgewater Drive Wednesday to protest and demand better pay and work schedules.
Hundreds of students at UC Berkeley walked out of class and marched in the rain Thursday, demanding that their tuition go down following the passage of Proposition 30.