The fourth night of East Bay protests over the deaths of two black men in New York and Missouri was mostly peaceful Wednesday.
A lecturer at UC Berkeley who posted a tweet offering extra time on an assignment to students injured during anti-police brutality protests has received numerous threats, prompting her to delete her Twitter account.
A woman went into labor while stuck in the traffic jam created by protesters blocking Interstate 80 in Berkeley Monday night.
About 150 people, many of them students at Stanford University, briefly blocked Highway 101 Wednesday night following a New York City grand jury’s decision in the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of a white police officer.
Prosecutors on Monday charged three men with second-degree commercial burglary for looting the Smart & Final store in downtown Oakland early last Tuesday morning in a protest following the decision not to indict Ferguson, Missouri, police Officer Darren Wilson.
City leaders and community members in Oakland gathered Sunday evening in response to the protests and violence this past week in the Bay Area.
Wilson’s attorney says his resignation is effective immediately. It comes just days after he went on television to defend his decision to shoot Brown.
Small Business Saturday was supposed to provide a big boost for local mom and pop stores. But in Oakland, it was anything but. Between the vandalism and the protests, profits were the only thing small here.
An initially peaceful Black Friday protest over a grand jury’s decision not to indict a Ferguson, Missouri police officer in the Michael Brown case turned ugly. Stores in San Francisco’s Union Square were vandalized and protesters clashed with police in multiple locations.
The Oakland Raiders could be playing their Sunday game against the St. Louis Rams in Indianapolis if the situation in Ferguson escalates.