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Protesters Shut Down City Hall Meeting On New San Francisco Jail ProposalProtesters opposed to plans to build a new jail in San Francisco have shut down a meeting at City Hall Wednesday, delaying a key committee vote.
Good, But Not a "Huge" SNL Appearance For Donald TrumpThe controversial Presidential candidate drew mixed reviews as he hosted Saturday Night Live…
Protest At Oakland Whole Foods Over Confrontation Between Black Customer, GuardA small but determined group of people protested at the Whole Foods Market near Lake Merritt this evening over the alleged beating of a black customer by an armed security guard a week ago.
Protesters Arrested, Cited In Clash With Oakland Police Over Curfew CrackdownProtesters in Oakland clashed with police over the crackdown on protest marches, which now must be permitted, limited to sidewalks and are subject to curfew. 19 people were cited and four were arrested.
Oakland Officials To Enforce Ban On Nighttime Protests In The StreetsSaying protests that turn violent need to end, the Mayor of Oakland has come up with a new strategy, by cracking down on people who march on the streets at night.
Pro-Warriors Arena Protesters Expected At UC Regents Meeting In SF's Mission BayThe UC Board of Regents meets in San Francisco on Thursday and with that comes the expectation of protests. However, this time around the protesters are pro-Warriors arena at Mission Bay.
Demonstrators In Oakland And SF Participate in Shutdowns, Day Of Action Against Police BrutalityMassive rallies were held in Oakland and San Francisco to demonstrate against police brutality as part of a national day of action calling to put a stop to police killings of unarmed minorities.
WHEN & WHERE: Bay Area Protests Planned Against Police Brutality For Nationwide Shut Down DayDemonstrators are taking up Bay Area streets Tuesday as part of Nationwide Shutdown Day to protest recent cases of alleged police brutality caught on video.
Push To Unionize Workers In Silicon Valley Gaining TractionFor decades, calls to unionize workers in Silicon Valley have fallen on deaf ears. Recently, unions are finding success in organizing shuttle drivers, security guards and other low-wage workers.
Plainclothes Officer Justified In Drawing Gun On Oakland Protesters, CHP FindsAn investigation by the California Highway Patrol has found a plainclothes officer acted within department policy when he pointed his gun at protesters during an Oakland demonstration last year.
Oakland Protests, Staffing Shortages Send Police Overtime Estimate To $30MOakland’s Police Chief says the city has spent $3-million on overtime for his officers covering protests, and the department could spend upwards of $30-million on overtime, despite budgeting just $15-million for this fiscal year.
Oakland’s ‘Radical Brownies’ Troop To Change Name After Getting A Call From The Girl ScoutsThe “Radical Brownies,” a troop of Oakland girls focused on social justice issues, announced they would change their name following a notice from the Girl Scouts.

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