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.
Witness Describes Being Caught In Deadly Police Shooting In Oakland; Protesters Smash Windows In Emeryville
A woman pointed a revolver at a man pulling into the parking lot of a storage facility in West Oakland just before she was shot dead by Emeryville police on Tuesday afternoon, according to a witness, who was later confronted by protesters as he retrieved his bullet-damaged car.
A day after protesters staged a pre-dawn demonstration outside of newly inaugurated Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s home on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the mayor responded Tuesday by saying their complaints are legitimate.
Oakland Coliseum BART Station Reopens After Closure By Police Brutality Protesters Gathered For MLK Day March
A large crowd of protesters left Fruitvale BART station in Oakland Monday afternoon, police said.
San Jose Police Officer Placed On Leave After Provocative Tweets To #BlackLivesMatter Protesters Won’t Face Criminal Charges
Prosecutors say the San Jose police officer who posted inflammatory and taunting social media messages about anti-police protesters won’t face criminal charges.
A charity group is blaming violent protests in Oakland for a huge drop in donations this holiday season.
Noose Found Hanging From Tree In Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza; Likely Related To #BlackLivesMatter Movement
Oakland police are investigating a report of a noose found on a tree in Frank Ogawa Plaza on Tuesday.
Protesters Interrupt Talk By Peter Thiel On UC Berkeley Campus During Latest March, Vandalism Reported In Oakland
Protesters marched on the University of California, Berkeley campus and shut down a talk by PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel Wednesday night.
Police on Sunday morning said six people were arrested during an overnight protest that turned violent in Berkeley.
Protests In Oakland, San Francisco For 2nd Night In Response To Grand Jury Decision In NYPD Chokehold Death
Protests took place in both Oakland and San Francisco again Thursday evening in response to Wednesday’s grand jury decision not to indict a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold.