Protesters in Oakland clashed with police over the crackdown on protest marches, which now must be permitted, limited to sidewalks and are subject to curfew. 19 people were cited and four were arrested.
Saying protests that turn violent need to end, the Mayor of Oakland has come up with a new strategy, by cracking down on people who march on the streets at night.
The UC Board of Regents meets in San Francisco on Thursday and with that comes the expectation of protests. However, this time around the protesters are pro-Warriors arena at Mission Bay.
Massive rallies were held in Oakland and San Francisco to demonstrate against police brutality as part of a national day of action calling to put a stop to police killings of unarmed minorities.
Demonstrators are taking up Bay Area streets Tuesday as part of Nationwide Shutdown Day to protest recent cases of alleged police brutality caught on video.
For decades, calls to unionize workers in Silicon Valley have fallen on deaf ears. Recently, unions are finding success in organizing shuttle drivers, security guards and other low-wage workers.
An investigation by the California Highway Patrol has found a plainclothes officer acted within department policy when he pointed his gun at protesters during an Oakland demonstration last year.
Oakland’s Police Chief says the city has spent $3-million on overtime for his officers covering protests, and the department could spend upwards of $30-million on overtime, despite budgeting just $15-million for this fiscal year.
The “Radical Brownies,” a troop of Oakland girls focused on social justice issues, announced they would change their name following a notice from the Girl Scouts.
A new KPIX 5 / SurveyUSA poll found many in the Bay Area want charges upheld against 14 protesters who blocked a BART train on Black Friday, causing major delays. The poll comes amid a push among the protesters and some BART officials to drop the case.