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Protesters Block Tech Shuttle Buses On First Day Of Muni’s Pilot Program

Police moved in after protesters blocked two buses in San Francisco’s Mission District Friday morning — day one of an 18-month pilot program designed to incorporate tech shuttles into the city’s mass transit commute.

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Costumed protesters block a Google employee shuttle bus in San Francisco, April 1, 2014. (CBS)

April Fool’s Protesters Block Google Bus In San Francisco Ahead Of Key Vote

Ahead of a San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ hearing this afternoon on a pending pilot program to charge private shuttle buses for using public bus stops, a group of protesters blocked a Google commuter bus in the city’s Mission District.

04/01/2014

The Dalai Lama speaks at an event. (CBS)

Dalai Lama Touts Compassion At Sold Out Santa Clara Event

The Dalai Lama bought his spiritual message of compassion Monday to about 4,000 people inside an arena at Santa Clara University as about 100 protesters made noise outside.

02/24/2014

Protesters hold placards outside a Staples store on Van Ness Ave. in San Francisco, January 28, 2014. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

SF Demonstrators Protest Staples Partnership With U.S. Post Office

The U.S. Postal Service has launched a pilot partnership with Staples that some postal workers believe could be a step towards privatization.

01/28/2014

Protestors block tech shuttle buses between market and mission streets. (Mark Kelly/CBS)

San Francisco Protesters Block Tech Firm Buses Ahead Of SFMTA Vote

A group of several dozen protesters briefly blocked two tech employee shuttle buses at Market and Eighth streets in San Francisco Tuesday morning as the city’s Municipal Transportation Agency was set to vote on new pilot program for employer-run transit using the city’s public bus stops.

01/21/2014

Protesters upset over the fatal shooting of Andy Lopez held up crosses during a protest at Santa Rosa City Hall on December 10, 2013. (CBS)

2 Arrested In Protests Over Fatal Shooting Of Santa Rosa Teen

Protesters rallying against a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy who fatally shot a 13-year-old boy clashed with police in riot gear in front of Santa Rosa City Hall Tuesday evening.

12/10/2013

US President Barack Obama speaks on immigration reform at Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center in San Francisco, California, on November 25, 2013. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: President’s Visits To The Bay Area Always Eventful

It was a whirlwind day for President Barack Obama as he made three stops in San Francisco on Monday. Things always seem to be lively when he comes here, as this trip marked the ninth time the president visited the Bay Area in the past two and a half years.

11/25/2013

An attendee (back C) heckles US President Barack Obama as he speaks on immigration reform at Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center in San Francisco on November 25, 2013. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Raw Video: President Obama Heckled At San Francisco Chinatown Speech

Protesters interrupted a speech by President Obama on immigration reform Monday in San Francisco’s Chinatown, calling on the president to end forced deportations of undocumented immigrants.

11/25/2013

Police remove protesters from Richmond City Council chambers Tuesday. (City of Richmond)

Raucous Protesters Disrupt Richmond City Council Meeting

A City Council meeting was brought to a standstill in Richmond on Tuesday night when raucous protesters had to be escorted out by police, a councilman said.

07/24/2013

Oakland Protest

Oakland Investigators Trying To Track Down Vandals In Wake Of Zimmerman Ruling Protests

More than 500 protesters marched city streets in Oakland for hours in a second night of protests after George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

07/15/2013

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