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Hundreds rallied outside the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office in Santa Rosa over the shooting death of 13-year-old Andy Lopez, October 29, 2013. (CBS)

Hundreds Rally A Week After Deadly Shooting Of Santa Rosa 13-Year-Old

Hundreds of people marched to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office headquarters in Santa Rosa Tuesday afternoon to protest the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Andy Lopez by a sheriff’s deputy last week.

10/29/2013

Protesters call for immigration reform in San Francisco's Financial District on October 17, 2013. (CBS)

Activists Block Bus In Protest Near San Francisco Immigration Office

Dozens of protesters surrounded a bus believed to be filled with immigrants slated for deportation at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in San Francisco, a protest organizer said Thursday.

10/18/2013

San Leandro City Hall. (CBS)

San Leandro Mayor Halts Plan To Fly Chinese Flag At City Hall

The mayor of San Leandro has suspended a city council decision to fly the flag of the People’s Republic of China over City Hall, as a way to attract investors.

09/20/2013

San Leandro City Hall. (CBS)

San Leandro To Fly Chinese Flag Above City Hall Amid Protests

The San Leandro City Council approved flying the flag of the People’s Republic of China above City Hall next month, despite protests over the nation’s human rights record.

09/17/2013

A protester is arrested at San Francisco City Hall during a sit-in outside the mayor's office, August 21, 2013. (CBS)

Protesters Arrested At San Francisco City Hall Following CCSF Sit-In

There were about two dozen arrests early Wednesday morning at San Francisco City Hall, following a sit-in at the entrance of Mayor Ed Lee’s office by supporters of City College of San Francisco.

08/21/2013

Protesters are tear-gassed by police during a rally for International Worker's Day on May 1, 2012 in Oakland. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Oakland Moves Forward With Plan To Ban Hammers, Shields At Protests

After a marathon meeting that ended early Wednesday morning, the Oakland City Council voted to approve the first step to banning protestors from bringing “tools of violence” to demonstrations.

07/31/2013

Police remove protesters from Richmond City Council chambers Tuesday. (City of Richmond)

Raucous Protesters Disrupt Richmond City Council Meeting

A City Council meeting was brought to a standstill in Richmond on Tuesday night when raucous protesters had to be escorted out by police, a councilman said.

07/24/2013

Oakland Protest

Oakland Chief Admits ‘Intelligence Failure’ In Handling Of Zimmerman Protest

Oakland Interim Police Chief Sean Whent said the department made mistakes in the handling of the initial protest the night of the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.

07/24/2013

Alex Aldana is arrested by University of California police officers after he protested against the nomination of Janet Napolitano, the Department of Homeland Security secretary, to head up the UC system during the University of California Board of Regents meeting on July 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The University of California's Board of Regents voted today on whether Napolitano will be the next president of the UC system. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Protesters Disrupt Meeting As Napolitano Confirmed As 1st Female UC President

Outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was confirmed Thursday as the next president of the University of California amid protests both outside and inside the meeting.

07/18/2013

Oakland police were seeking the public's help in identifying individuals responsible for vandalism during George Zimmerman verdict protests. (Photo Courtesy of Associated Press)

Photos, Video Of Suspects In Oakland Zimmerman Vandalism Released

The Oakland Police Department released photos and video surveillance footage of individuals responsible for acts of vandalism in Oakland during protests against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin shooting case in Florida.

07/18/2013

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