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A police officer urges calm amid confrontations during a work stoppage at the Port of Oakland, November 27, 2013. (CBS)

Truckers Protest Emission Standards, Block Traffic At Port Of Oakland

Oakland police said they cited at least half a dozen people at a noisy protest Wednesday morning at the Port of Oakland by truck drivers who are pushing for better pay and help in complying with new air emissions standards.

11/27/2013

US President Barack Obama speaks on immigration reform at Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center in San Francisco, California, on November 25, 2013. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Greeted By Protests At SF JAZZ Center After Chinatown Speech

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the SF JAZZ Center to greet President Obama for his arrival to see a performance after a speech in SF’s Chinatown.

11/25/2013

University Of California Board Votes On Napolitano Becoming President

Protesters Seek New UC President’s Ouster Over Immigration Stand

University of California President Janet Napolitano’s first regents’ meeting as head of the system drew about 100 protesters in San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding she be removed from the post.

11/12/2013

13-year-old Andy Lopez was fatally shot by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies on October 22, 2013. (CBS)

Protesters In Bay Area, Across State Denounce Police Killing Of Andy Lopez

Protesters gathered in Santa Rosa and in cities throughout the Bay Area and the state to protest the police killing of 13-year-old Andy Lopez in Sonoma County last month.

11/09/2013

13-year-old Andy Lopez was fatally shot by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies in Santa Rosa on October 22, 2013. (CBS)

Multiple Bay Area Protests Saturday Over Andy Lopez Shooting

Protests against the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy last month are planned Saturday afternoon in the Bay Area and elsewhere in California.

11/08/2013

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

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