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