Students Rising Above Creates Online Forum With Social Justice FocusWith the COVID-19 pandemic keeping most students isolated from their social support systems, many now need a creative and constructive way to express their feelings about current events.
Gun Dealer Invites Right-Wing Groups To Protest Black Lives Matter Event At Dublin City HallA gun dealer has caused a stir in Dublin after inviting members of the National Rifle Association and right-wing groups Oath Keepers, Three Percenters and other “Second Amendment supporters” to protest against a Tri-Valley for Black Lives event Sunday at Dublin City Hall.
San Jose Unveils 'Black Lives Matter' Banners To Show Support For Black CommunitySouth Bay leaders unveiled 13 new "Black Lives Matter" banners around San Jose's City Hall on Thursday, demonstrating the city's commitment to addressing and dismantling systemic racism locally and supporting its Black community.
Social Justice Sign Garden Sparks Conversation Along With Controversy In LivermoreOrganizers of a sign garden in Downtown Livermore say the intent was to create a conversation in the community about the Black Lives Matter movement and social justice in general.
2 Cited In Confrontation Outside Courthouse After Hearing For Alleged Martinez BLM Mural VandalsTwo people were cited after an argument outside a Martinez courthouse following the first hearing for a couple accused of defacing a Black Lives Matter mural on a Martinez street in July.
COVID Reopenings: San Francisco's DeYoung Museum Chooses Unique 125th Birthday Exhibit To Honor 2020Most San Francisco Bay Area residents will agree that 2020 has been one of the most challenging and impactful years in decades. Among the communities weathering the storm is the Bay Area vibrant art community. So what better way to honor local artists than a showing of their works in an exhibit marking the DeYoung Museum's 125 birthday.
Suspect Arrested For Allegedly Vandalizing San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo's Home During Jacob Blake ProtestA 23-year-old woman has been arrested on charges stemming from the vandalism of San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo's home during a night of Jacob Blake protests last August.
Unruly Protesters Angered By Breonna Taylor Decision Clash With Oakland Police; Several Demonstrators ArrestedA crowd of more than 250 protesters, angered by a recent decision in the Breonna Taylor case, clashed with Oakland police Friday night, pelting the officers with cans and bottles, several demonstrators were arrested, authorities said.
Santa Clara County Declares Juneteenth A Paid Holiday For County EmployeesThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved making Juneteenth, which honors the end of slavery in the United States, a paid holiday for county employees.
Police Reform: San Jose Council Considers Rubber Bullet Ban Proposed By MayorMembers of the San Jose City Council on Tuesday are discussing a proposal to ban the firing of rubber bullets during crowded protests.
'My Responsibility And My Duty' - 49ers' Arik Armstead Uses Platform To Promote Social Justice IssuesArmstead is using his weekly media sessions to get across messages he wants to deliver, saying he will highlight one social justice issue that he has been studying each time before taking questions from the media.