Protests

A meeting of the 'Radical Brownies' in Oakland. (CBS)

Young Oakland Girls Called ‘Radical Brownies’ Learn Social Justice Instead Of Selling Cookies

After the recent Black Lives Matter protests, there is a new brownie troop in Oakland. Instead of selling cookies, they are spreading a message.

02/10/2015

People perform during the Chinese Spring Gala to mark the upcoming Chinese New Year in Beijing, China. (Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images)

Chinese Government Using Banned Social Media Sites To Promote Annual New Year’s Gala

China says its annual Lunar New Year gala TV show is all set to go international. Chinese government will even promote the gala on Bay Area-based social media sites normally blocked by the country.

02/02/2015

Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus

Richmond Police Chief’s New Approach Is Revitalizing A Tough Town

Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus has won over many residents and political leaders with an unconventional policing style that stresses community outreach.

02/01/2015

(CBS SF)

BART Stations Reopen After Spoon-Banging Protesters Hop Stations, Disrupt Downtown San Francisco Trains

All BART station have reopened after ongoing protests in San Francisco closed the Embarcadero, Montgomery and Powell stations Friday morning, BART officials said.

01/16/2015

(Photo by Chaloner Woods/Getty Images)

‘Bring A Spoon’ Demonstrations Planned At Montgomery BART Station During Friday Commute

Organizers are planning a protest at the Montgomery BART Station Friday, January 16th in solidarity with the Black Friday BART protesters who were arrested last year.

01/13/2015

(Julia Carrie Wong)

Protesters Who Shut Down BART May Get Community Service Instead Of Paying $70,000 In Damages

BART is looking into the possibility of community service rather than financial restitution for 14 protesters who shut down the transit system at the West Oakland station on Black Friday, agency officials said this week.

01/08/2015

Libby Schaaf

#BlackLivesMatter Protesters Interrupt National Anthem, Pledge Of Allegiance During Oakland Mayor’s Inauguration

Some of Libby Schaaf’s most vocal critics gave her an earful even before she was sworn in at her inauguration ceremony Monday night.

01/06/2015

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Credit Training, Diversity And Communication With The Community In Avoiding Violent Protests

The racial tension that’s boiled over between police officers and the African-American community in many cities across the nation these past months has not manifested in San Francisco.

01/05/2015

(Julia Carrie Wong)

Arrested Black Friday Protesters Say BART Wants $70,000 In Restitution For Shutdown; Call It ‘Ransom’

Fourteen #BlackLivesMatter protesters, who shut down the West Oakland BART train on Black Friday last year, said the transit agency is trying to make them pay restitution along with charged with criminal complaints.

01/02/2015

Protesters upset over the grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown shooting case gathered in San Francisco's Union Square ahead of the Macy's tree lighting celebration. (Joe Vazquez)

San Francisco Prepares For New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Police Ready For Demonstrators

While fireworks are being set up for the annual New Year’s Eve festivities along San Francisco’s Embarcadero waterfront, many are vowing to rally tonight out of continued protest against police brutality.

12/31/2014

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