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Atmosphere outside the 2012 Crunchies Awards at Davies Symphony Hall. (Steve Jennings/Getty Images for The Crunchies)

Activists Target San Francisco Tech Award Show With ‘Crappie’ Alternative

Activist groups Monday plan to protest a San Francisco tech awards show which gives out so-called ‘Crunchies’ by holding their own version – the ‘Crappies’ – to call attention to what they say are the negative effects of the tech influx.

02/10/2014

Pittsburg protesters rallying against a plan by WesPac Energy that would create a crude oil storage and  transfer facility in their backyards.

Pittsburg Residents Protest Crude Oil Storage And Transfer Project

Residents in Pittsburg took to the streets Saturday afternoon to voice their opposition to a project that would create a crude oil storage and transfer facility in their backyards.

01/11/2014

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Demonstration Planned In Oakland To Mark 5th Anniversary Of Oscar Grant Shooting

Oakland city officials are alerting residents about demonstrations planned in the city tonight and Wednesday afternoon.

12/31/2013

Protesters outside a meeting on the future of City College of San Francisco Wednesday. (KCBS)

SF Protest At Twitter HQ To Focus On Corporate Benefits Vs. Public Needs

A group was gathering in downtown San Francisco Monday afternoon to call for city and state officials to shift support from technology companies and other corporations to students, families and public education.

12/09/2013

A wage protest at the McDonalds at 14th and Jackson streets in Oakland (CBS)

East Bay Fast Food Workers Walk Off The Job In Bid For Higher Pay

Fast-food workers in Oakland and throughout the East Bay walked off the job Thursday to participate in protests as part of a nationwide movement aimed at boosting their pay and benefits, an organizer said.

12/05/2013

University Of California Board Votes On Napolitano Becoming President

Napolitano Proposes Tuition Freeze At 1st UC Regents Meeting

At her first University of California Board of Regents meeting as UC president, Janet Napolitano on Wednesday proposed a tuition freeze and announced several new initiatives.

11/13/2013

Protesters rally outside Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, November 7, 2013. (CBS)

Protesters Outside Twitter’s SF Headquarters Decry High-Tech Tax Breaks

Amid the excitement caused by Twitter’s highly anticipated IPO on Thursday morning, protesters—attempting to ruffle the feathers of the social media company—marched outside its headquarters in San Francisco decrying the city’s tax breaks for high-tech companies.

11/07/2013

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Homeless Advocates Pushing Back Against Proposed Night Closure Of SF Parks

Dozens of homeless advocates camped out overnight in San Francisco’s Dolores Park Monday night after holding a “sleep-in” protest against one supervisor’s plan to close city parks from midnight to 5 a.m.

10/29/2013

Cephus Johnson spoke at Friday's rally in Oakland. (CBS)

‘Urban Shield’ Officer Training Event Greeted By Protests In Downtown Oakland

A small group of people gathered in front of the Marriott Hotel in downtown Oakland today to protest the “Urban Shield” law enforcement disaster training event being hosted by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office at the hotel this weekend.

10/25/2013

Terminal 2 at Oakland International Airport. (CBS)

Oakland Airport Workers Strike Over Moves To Cut Benefits

Around 180 food and retail workers staged a one-day strike at Oakland International Airport Friday, picketing in front of the airport to protest what they say are efforts by their employer to cut pay and benefits.

08/30/2013

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