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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

Lines at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Israeli Ship Blocked By Port Of Oakland Protesters Departs, Returns Hours Later

An Israeli-owned ship moored at the Port of Oakland that has drawn protesters since Saturday apparently departed Tuesday afternoon after being unable to unload its cargo.

08/19/2014

The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Protesters Block Israel-Owned Ship From Unloading Cargo In Port Of Oakland

Protesters have stopped longshoremen from unloading a ship partly owned by the Israeli government at the Port of Oakland.

08/18/2014

Oakland Protest

Demonstrators In Oakland, Berkeley Protest Fatal Missouri Police Shooting Of Michael Brown

Some windows were broken and slogans were spray painted on buildings during a march that stretched from Downtown Oakland to Berkeley Friday evening. The protesters denounced the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

08/15/2014

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Tech Bus Breaks Down, Blocks J-Church Muni Tracks Near Dolores Park In SF

A private shuttle bus broke down while blocking San Francisco Municipal Railway tracks near Dolores Park Tuesday morning.

08/05/2014

(CBS SF)

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.

08/01/2014

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

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