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A military vehicle.  (CBS)

City Of Davis Returning $700K Mine-Resistant Military Vehicle Donated By Feds

The city of Davis is returning hundreds of thousands of dollars in military equipment donated by the Federal Government.

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Protesters hold up a sign reading "Rams fans know on and off the field black lives matter!" during a replay in the third quarter of the game between the St. Louis Rams and the San Francisco 49ers at Edward Jones Dome on October 13, 2014 in St Louis. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Ferguson Protesters Hold Up Banner At Monday Night Football Game Between 49ers, Rams

The ongoing protests over the death of Michael Brown made a quick appearance at the Edward Jones Dome during the second half of the St. Louis Rams’ game Monday night.

10/13/2014

An armored vehicle on display at "Urban Shield," a law enforcement training exercise and trade show in Oakland. (CBS)

Mayor Says ‘Urban Shield’ Won’t Return To Oakland Next Year Amid Police Militarization Debate

Oakland Mayor Mean Quan said Friday that a disaster preparedness conference and training exercise that drew protests Friday evening will not take place in Oakland next year.

09/06/2014

People wait in line at a fast food restaurant. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Oakland Fast Food Workers Join National Protest For $15 Minimum Wage, Arrests Made

Workers at fast-food chains in Oakland were arrested after walking off the job Thursday morning as part of a continuing effort to get pay raises and union rights.

09/04/2014

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

Street in the Mission District (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tenants Of San Francisco Mission District Building Say They’re Being Unfairly Evicted

About 30 tenants of a San Francisco Mission District-apartment building say they’re being unfairly evicted and didn’t have proper warning to do anything about it in court.

08/20/2014

Police advance on demonstrators protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Police shot smoke and tear gas into the crowd of several hundred as they advanced near the police command center which has been set up in a shopping mall parking lot. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. Despite the Brown family's continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Could Cops Use Phone ‘Kill Switch’ To Shut Down Ferguson-Style Protests?

Governor Jerry Brown is expected to sign a California bill into law requiring all new phones to have a shutdown feature known as a “kill switch,” but protests in Ferguson, Missouri have sparked a last-ditch effort to stop the bill.

08/18/2014

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Muni’s New Pilot Program Charging Tech Shuttles Prompts Protesters To Block Buses

Muni’s new pilot program charging Google and other tech corporate shuttles to share a network of designated bus stops in San Francisco prompted protesters to block buses leaving from the Mission District Friday morning.

08/01/2014

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the 2013 America Bar Association (ABA) annual meeting on August 12, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The ABA honored Hillary Clinton with its highest honor, the ABA Medal. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Possible 2016 Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton Visiting Bay Area To Promote Book, Protest Planned

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be speaking Wednesday evening at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco as part of a nationwide tour to promote her new book, “Hard Choices.”

06/24/2014

Protesters gather in front of Twitter headquarters on Market Street in San Francisco on December 9, 2013. (Bay City News Service)

Union Plays Big Role In San Francisco Protests Over ‘Google Buses,’ Tech Tax Breaks

Many of the fights involving “Google Buses” and tech tax breaks are actually being stoked by the politically powerful Service Employees International Union, which represents thousands of San Francisco city workers. Coincidentally they are also in the midst of negotiations with the city for a new proposed contract.

04/16/2014

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