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.
Dozens of angry protesters, which included members of the Black Panthers, took over the Vallejo City Council meeting on Tuesday night — causing elected leaders to flee to the rear of council chambers and hide.
A protest in a store in San Francisco’s Castro District turned ugly when the group was met by angry employees.
Protesters concluded a circuitous march through downtown Oakland Thursday night that followed a day of protests to mark the anniversary of the day police first cleared the Occupy Oakland encampment.
The University of California Regents on Wednesday voted to endorse the governor’s tax plan, and contingent on its passing, to freeze next year’s undergraduate tuition costs, as well as put into place fee increases for professional programs system-wide.
A new report criticizes how campus police responded to Occupy Wall Street protests at the University of California, Berkeley last fall.