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Drew Cribley, a waiter at Flora restaurant in Oakland, was attacked when a protest over the George Zimmerman verdict turned violent on July 15, 2013. (CBS)

Oakland Waiter Recalls Hammer Attack During Zimmerman Protest

A waiter at a Downtown Oakland restaurant who was assaulted when Monday’s protest over the Trayvon Martin case turned violent spoke to KPIX 5 about the attack.

07/17/2013

Kenneth Wade Harding

SFPD Shooting Protesters Briefly Interrupt Muni Service

Activists briefly interrupted San Francisco Municipal railway service Tuesday afternoon in honor of the two-year anniversary of the police shooting death of Kenneth Harding Jr.

07/16/2013

Zimmerman Verdict Protesters

Oakland Mayor Denounces Vandalism As Protests Of Zimmerman Verdict Continue

Protesters that vandalized businesses in downtown Oakland Saturday night in a demonstration over Saturday’s verdict in the George Zimmerman trial “dishonored the memory” of the boy Zimmerman killed, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Sunday.

07/14/2013

Occupy Oakland protesters march through streets of Oakland as a part of the Occupy Wall Street movements, near the Oakland City Hall on October 25, 2011. (Kimhiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Reaches Million Dollar Settlement With Group Of Occupy Protesters

The Oakland City Council has agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a dozen Occupy Oakland protesters who said they were the victims of excessive force during clashes with police during a protest in 2011.

07/03/2013

Shark Fins

California Shark Fin Ban Goes Into Effect Despite Ongoing Legal Battle

A new state law banning the possession or sale of shark fins took effect Monday although local Chinese neighborhood groups continued to fight the legislation in federal court and are holding a noon rally in Oakland’s Chinatown.

07/01/2013

Concession workers greet each other at AT&T Park, July 18, 2013. (CBS)

10 Arrested At AT&T Park Demonstration Supporting Concession Workers

A demonstration in support of AT&T Park concession workers at a San Francisco Giants game on Tuesday night led to 10 arrests, police said.

06/19/2013

Occupy The Farm, Gill Tract, Berkeley, Albany

‘Occupy The Farm’ Activists Reclaim UC-Owned Land In Albany

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.

05/11/2013

Amanda "Warbler" Senseman and several others camped in trees to protest the Highway 101 Willits Bypass in Mendocino County. The protesters were arrested on April 2, 2013. (CBS)

7 Tree-Sitters Protesting Willits Bypass Arrested

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.

04/02/2013

Lawrence Livermore Lab. (CBS)

37 Anti-Nuclear Weapons Protesters Arrested At Livermore Lab

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.

03/29/2013

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Protesters Break Windows, ATMs In Downtown Oakland

Police say activists protesting capitalism broke windows and vandalized ATMs at several banks in downtown Oakland.

03/16/2013

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