With the U.S. Supreme Court expected to release its Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage Act rulings on Wednesday, rallies were planned all over the Bay Area in support of same-sex marriage rights.
At least 23 people were arrested during May Day protests in Oakland on Tuesday. Meanwhile, police in riot gear faced off with dozens of protesters who occupied a building in San Francisco.
The group will end the tour in Tampa, Florida, where it will host the first-ever Tea Party presidential debate.
Educators and students rallied across the Bay Area and state Friday to honor teachers and protest looming budget cuts to education.
Students and faculty across the California State University system held rallies and teach-ins Wednesday to call for quality, affordable higher education.