Protest

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

(Matt Bigler/CBS SF)

Students Block UC Santa Cruz Entrances To Protest Tuition Hikes

UC Santa Cruz is telling off-campus students, faculty and staff not to go to campus Thursday morning because of disruptive protests.

03/05/2015

Chained protesters block Highway 17 in Santa Clara County, March 3, 2015. (Caltrans)

Police Use Jackhammers To Break Up Chained Student Protesters Blocking Highway 1

Police arrested six protesters from the University of California, Santa Cruz, who shut down State Route 1 for several hours by chaining themselves to bins filled with concrete placed in lanes.

03/03/2015

Police Face-off

Oakland Protests, Staffing Shortages Send Police Overtime Estimate To $30M

Oakland’s Police Chief says the city has spent $3-million on overtime for his officers covering protests, and the department could spend upwards of $30-million on overtime, despite budgeting just $15-million for this fiscal year.

02/24/2015

Karl Rove (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Protest Brewing Over Karl Rove Appearance At Event Hosted By East Bay Leadership Council

Decrying the former deputy chief of staff to President George W. Bush as a “war criminal” who defends torture, protesters are planning to gather in front of a Concord hotel tonight where Karl Rove is scheduled to speak.

01/22/2015

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