Several people were arrested in Oakland overnight as demonstrators took to the streets for a third night to protest George Zimmerman’s Florida acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin.
Hundreds of protesters angry with the acquittal of a neighborhood watch volunteer for a fatal shooting in Florida marched through downtown Oakland on Monday night and police have called for mutual aid from other agencies.
More than 500 protesters marched city streets in Oakland for hours in a second night of protests after George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
A federal judge has given preliminary approval to a $1 million settlement in a lawsuit filed against the city of Oakland and Alameda County on behalf of 150 people who were arrested during a 2010 protest related to the fatal shooting of Oscar Grant III.
A demonstration in support of AT&T Park concession workers at a San Francisco Giants game on Tuesday night led to 10 arrests, police said.
Scuffles between police and protesters outside of the former site of Hayes Valley Farm in San Francisco have led to the arrest of two protesters Friday evening, according to police.
Seven people were arrested and one was injured early Thursday morning in San Francisco when police used force to evict dozens of tree-sitting protesters occupying a small park in Hayes Valley.
Activists occupying the former site of Hayes Valley Farm in San Francisco said they locked out workers sent to cut trees down Friday morning and that they plan a live music event and neighborhood barbecue this weekend.
As many as a thousand protesters marched from San Francisco’s Mission District to Civic Center Plaza Wednesday afternoon to call for immigration reform as part of several May Day rallies in the Bay Area.
A year to the day after he was arrested for throwing bricks at San Francisco police officers, a protester was sentenced Wednesday to two years in state prison for a felony assault charge, prosecutors said.