Residents in Pittsburg took to the streets Saturday afternoon to voice their opposition to a project that would create a crude oil storage and transfer facility in their backyards.
Supporters of immigration reform gathered in front of Representative Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco home Saturday joining some 150 rallies nationwide on a day billed as the “National Day for Dignity and Respect.”
A proposal to ban hammers, wrenches, shields, sling shots, paint projectiles and other potentially destructive items at protests will be considered by the Oakland City Council at its meeting on Tuesday night.
More than 100 people, including some who say they plan to camp out, have gathered in front of a historic post office in Berkeley Saturday afternoon to protest its closure.
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.
Twenty-three protesters were detained following a rally and march in San Francisco Wednesday that called on top city officials to forgo pay raises they are set to receive later this year.
The Golden Gate Bridge Labor Coalition rallied along the Embarcadero as part of a contract dispute that affects union members who work with the ferries, buses and Golden Gate Bridge and roads.
The group called for change before the November election.
California Highway Patrol officers arrested dozens of protesters who refused to leave the state Capitol Monday night after repeated warnings, capping off a day of protests over cuts to higher education.
California State University faculty from throughout the state were pouring in to two of the system’s 23 campuses Thursday morning to participate in a one-day strike.