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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.

5 hours ago

Chopper 5 over protests in Berkeley on December 10, 2014. (CBS)

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.

12/10/2014

Berkeley Protest

1 Officer Hospitalized, 6 Arrested During Violent Overnight Berkeley Protest

Police on Sunday morning said six people were arrested during an overnight protest that turned violent in Berkeley.

12/07/2014

Protesters stage a "Die-In" over the grand jury's decision in the Eric

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.

12/04/2014

Oakland Vigil

Oakland Residents, Leaders Hold Vigil Following Violent Week Of Ferguson Protests

City leaders and community members in Oakland gathered Sunday evening in response to the protests and violence this past week in the Bay Area.

11/30/2014

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Bay Area Man’s Organization Aims To Arm Citizen Protesters With Cameras To Film Cops In Wake Of Ferguson

The country watched as Ferguson made headlines with residents rioting against law enforcement, and in the wake of that a Bay Area man’s foundation is helping arm citizens with cameras.

11/20/2014

Flag of the People's Republic of China (Daderot/Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco Flies Chinese Flag At City Hall As Thousands Protest In Hong Kong

The city of San Francisco, which has always been known to support human rights causes worldwide, was flying the flag of the People’s Republic of China at City Hall just as tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong were protesting against the Chinese government.

10/02/2014

A protester sits in a street in front of police in riot gear as protesters attempt to block an entrance to the Port of Oakland on December 12, 2011 in Oakland. (Kimberly White/Getty Images)

Riot Police May Incite Violence Among Protesters Instead Of Preventing It, UC Berkeley Researchers Find

Do police in riot gear and the tactics and equipment they use on protesters such as ini Ferguson, Mo. and the Occupy movement in the Bay Area prevent violent clashes or incite them?

08/22/2014

Protesters face off against police in riot gear in front of Oakland Police headquarters, August 20, 2014. (CBS)

Oakland Marchers Hold Up Mirrors To Officers In Protest Over Ferguson, Police Shootings

Protesters against the police actions in Ferguson, Mo. as well as police killings of other suspects in California and other states gathered in Oakland on Wednesday. Some protesters unveiled a new tactic, by holding up mirrors in the faces of officers.

08/20/2014

Protesters at the Port of Oakland demonstrate their opposition to workers unloading cargo from the Zim Piraeus. August 19, 2014. (CBS)

Israeli-Owned Cargo Ship Unloaded At Port Of Oakland Following Gaza Protests

An Israeli-owned ship blocked by protesters from unloading its cargo for days at the Port of Oakland was finally unloaded early Wednesday morning, a longshoreman’s union spokesman said.

08/20/2014

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