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Oakland Mother Uses Grief To Help Murder Victims’ Families

Lorrain Taylor smiled a toothy grin and was warmly welcomed by customers and employees as she entered a popular barbecue restaurant just off Oakland’s waterfront for a lunch meeting last week.

12/26/2014

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Police Looking For Man Suspected Of Punching, Robbing Woman In Front Of Pacifica Safeway Store

Police are seeking a man suspected of punching a woman and robbing her of cash at a shopping mall in Pacifica on Thursday.

12/22/2014

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Sidecar Will Let You Request A Woman Driver If It Makes You Feel Safer

Ridesharing app Sidecar is now letting riders choose the sex of their driver as part of a new safety campaign intended to protect women passengers.

12/17/2014

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Over 150 Protesters Arrested After Halting Amtrak Train, Traffic On I-80 In Berkeley

The California Highway Patrol has announced that it arrested more than 150 protesters in Monday’s standoff that blocked traffic in both directions on Interstate Highway 80 in Berkeley for about 90 minutes.

12/09/2014

Protesters block Interstate 80 in Berkeley on December 8, 2014. (CBS)

Protesters Shut Down I-80, BART Station During 3rd Night Of Marching Over Police Brutality

Hundreds of protesters blocked Interstate 80 in Berkeley Monday night in the latest demonstration over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown during confrontations with police. Monday’s protest was the third in as many nights.

12/08/2014

(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

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Free Speech Or Violent Act? Supreme Court To Consider Facebook, Social Media Threats

The Supreme Court is weighing the free-speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other social media.

12/01/2014

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Oakland Residents, Leaders Hold Vigil Following Violent Week Of Ferguson Protests

City leaders and community members in Oakland gathered Sunday evening in response to the protests and violence this past week in the Bay Area.

11/30/2014

(CBS SF)

92 People Arrested On Second Day Of Ferguson Protests In Oakland

Meanwhile, the St. Louis County Police Department reports 45 people were arrested Tuesday night.

11/26/2014

(CBS)

‘How Can Your Conscience Be Clear?': Michael Brown’s Parents On Grand Jury Decision, Violence In Ferguson

Michael Brown’s parents are expressing their frustration after Officer Darren Wilson spoke out about having a “clear conscience” following a grand jury decision not to charge Wilson for the Aug. 9 shooting of their son.

11/26/2014

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