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Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad. (CDCR)

Inmates Riot At Maximum Security Prison In Soledad

A riot involving 90 inmates at a maximum-security prison in Soledad Thursday morning sent two inmates to the hospital and injured others, a state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation spokeswoman said.

14 hours ago

A sign reading “OPD, You failed your city again.” in front of Precision Motors of Oakland on May 4, 2015. (CBS)

‘You Failed Your City,’ Oakland Business Owner’s Sign Criticizes Lack Of Police Response To May Day Rioters

An Oakland business owner is criticizing police for not doing enough after rioters broke windows and set a car on fire on the Broadway Auto Row when Friday’s May Day protest turned violent.

05/04/2015

Chopper 5 over an Oakland protest decrying the death of Freddie Gray on April 27, 2015. (CBS)

Protesters Take To Oakland Streets Over Death Of Baltimore Man Freddie Gray

Roughly 100 protesters gathered in the vicinity of Broadway and 14th Street in Oakland Monday evening in solidarity with demonstrators in Baltimore, carrying signs that say “Rest in Power Freddie Gray.”

04/27/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 27: People walk past burning cars near the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and North Avenue, April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Riots have erupted in Baltimore following the funeral service for Freddie Gray, who died last week while in Baltimore Police custody. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

San Francisco, Oakland Officers Riding In Pairs Following Baltimore Violence, Blue Alert

Violence on the streets of Baltimore prompted a recommendation for a Blue Alert for police departments across the country, and officers in San Francisco and Oakland are riding in pairs due to the alert.

04/27/2015

Berkeley Protest

1 Officer Hospitalized, 6 Arrested During Violent Overnight Berkeley Protest

Police on Sunday morning said six people were arrested during an overnight protest that turned violent in Berkeley.

12/07/2014

San Francisco Police officers break up a post-World Series celebration near AT&T Park Wednesday night. (CBS)

Giants World Series Celebrations Turn Ugly, 2 Shot, Muni Buses Suspended

A gunshot victim walked into San Francisco General Hospital during celebrations of the San Francisco Giants’ World Series victory in what appears to be the second confirmed shooting Thursday evening, according to police.

10/29/2014

A couch was set on fire in San Francisco's Mission District during celebrations of the Giants World Series championship on October 29, 2014. (CBS)

Giants Fans Set Fire To Couch On Street In San Francisco’s Mission District While Celebrating World Series

Giants fans celebrating the World Series win Wednesday night set fire to a couch in San Francisco’s Mission District.

10/29/2014

A six-year old boy posted this handwritten sign outside a Mission District restaurant pleading with his neighbors not to destroy the neighborhood if the Giants win the World Series again. (Courtesy: Andrea Valencia/Mission Local)

6-Year Old Posts Handwritten Plea For Giants Fans Not To Destroy Neighborhood If Team Wins Series Again

A young Giants fan in San Francisco posted a handwritten note to his Mission District neighbors pleading for his fellow fans not to destroy his neighborhood If the team wins the World Series.

10/28/2014

A man vandalizes a San Francisco Muni bus following the Giants' World Series win on October 28, 2012. 22-year-old Gregory Tyler Graniss has been arrested in the case. (San Francisco Chronicle)

SFPD Prepping For Possibly Busy Week If Giants Win World Series

It could be a very busy week for San Francisco police between possible celebrations of a possible Giants World Series victory and a certain holiday where fans might dress up like their favorite sports heroes.

10/27/2014

A protester sits in a street in front of police in riot gear as protesters attempt to block an entrance to the Port of Oakland on December 12, 2011 in Oakland. (Kimberly White/Getty Images)

Riot Police May Incite Violence Among Protesters Instead Of Preventing It, UC Berkeley Researchers Find

Do police in riot gear and the tactics and equipment they use on protesters such as ini Ferguson, Mo. and the Occupy movement in the Bay Area prevent violent clashes or incite them?

08/22/2014

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