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Protesters in Berkeley face off with police in riot gear. (KCBS)

Comments Overheard From Angry Berkeley Residents About Police Using Batons, Tear Gas During #BlackLivesMatter Protests

“When did the people of Berkeley decide it was okay for the police to make our streets look like Beirut,” asked one man.

12/18/2014

(CBS SF)

Black Reporter, Police Lieutenant Open Up About Being Called ‘Sellouts’ By Police Brutality Protesters In Oakland, San Francisco

A local reporter who’s been covering the Bay Area protests against police brutality opens up about something she was shocked to hear from other people of color.

12/18/2014

(CBS SF)

Obama: Deeply Rooted Racism In America Can’t Be Solved Overnight

President Obama is speaking out about the nationwide protests and racial tensions over the failure of a New York grand jury to indict a white officer in the death of an unarmed black man.

12/08/2014

A protester holds up Garner's photo while walking on the West Side Highway December 3, 2014 in New York. Protests began after a Grand Jury decided to not indict officer Daniel Pantaleo. Eric Garner died after being put in a chokehold by Pantaleo on July 17, 2014. Pantaleo had suspected Garner of selling untaxed cigarettes. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

#CrimingWhileWhite Showcasing Racial Inequality In Police Tactics

Confessions are trending on social media Thursday night as users share crimes they say they were given just a slap on the wrist because of their race.

12/04/2014

Protesters upset with a grand jury's decision not to charge a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner march in Oakland on December 3, 2014. (CBS)

Protesters Gather In San Francisco, Oakland Over New York Jury’s Decision Not To Indict Officer In Chokehold Death

Protests were taking place in Oakland and in San Francisco Wednesday evening in response to a New York grand jury’s decision not to indict a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who died while in a police chokehold restraint.

12/03/2014

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GameDay: Sports And Race

“I can’t breathe,” were the final words spoken by Eric Garner who apparently was choked to death by New York City police.

12/03/2014

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MC Hammer, Local Leaders Kicking Off Annual Turkey Trot In Walnut Creek

Thousands of runners are set to jumpstart their Thanksgiving holiday in downtown Walnut Creek Thursday with encouragement from friends, family, local leaders and East Bay Area rap legend MC Hammer.

11/27/2014

(CBS SF)

Zebra Murders: Remembering Fear That Gripped San Francisco 40 Years Later

For 179 days, San Francisco was gripped in fear over a crime wave involving random killings on the streets.

11/06/2014

Libby Schaaf climbs inside a fire-blowing snail car. (KCBS)

Quan Concedes Oakland Mayor’s Race; Schaaf Celebrates In Fire-Breathing Snail Car

In what may be a nod to her Burning Man constituents, the woman who appears to be Oakland’s mayor-elect rode off from a victory speech Wednesday in a metallic, fire-spraying snail vehicle.

11/05/2014

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CHP Arrests Man Accused Of Filming Bikers Harassing Officer On I-680 In Milpitas

Authorities have arrested the motorcycle rider suspected of filming and waving off a California Highway Patrol officer who was trying to stop him and other riders doing stunts on a highway.

10/30/2014

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