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(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

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‘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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‘I Can’t Breathe’ Protests, Oscar Grant Memorial Planned In Bay Area For New Year’s Eve

Not everyone will be counting down to a midnight celebration in the Bay Area Wednesday night.

12/31/2014

Salvation Army kettle

Oakland Protests Blamed For Huge Drop In Salvation Army Donations

A charity group is blaming violent protests in Oakland for a huge drop in donations this holiday season.

12/25/2014

Protesters marching in response to the Eric Garner grand jury decision march in Oakland on December 5, 2014. (CBS)

3 Bay Area Police Unions Calling For End Of ‘Vilification’ Of Officers; Ask For A Dialogue

In the wake of the fatal shootings of two police officers in New York, police unions in the Bay Area’s three largest cities are calling for a “constructive dialogue” and an end to the “vilification” of police officers by protesters.

12/24/2014

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