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