Solano County Sheriff Slammed Over Response To Claim Some Deputies Belong To Extremist GroupsSolano County Sheriff Thomas Ferrara has come under fire from critics claiming he hasn't been completely transparent when he said federal law enforcement cleared several of his deputies of being members of an extremist organization.
Martinez City Council Possibly Forming Anti-Racism Task ForceThe Martinez City Council plans to discuss forming an anti-racism and anti-discrimination, pro-inclusion and equity task force on Wednesday night, and will likely appoint two of its own members to help direct the process from an ad hoc subcommittee.
Oakland Civil-Rights Attorney Shows Police Bodycam Footage of Stockton Teen's Brutal ArrestA crowd gathered in Stockton on Saturday to demand justice after seeing newly-released police body camera video of four officers savagely beating 17-year-old Devin Carter late last year.
Popular Wine Country Restaurant Closes Amid Furor Over Former Staffer's BLM MaskJust a week after reopening, a popular Sonoma restaurant closed abruptly this week after receiving death threats amid growing outcry over a Black Lives Matter facemask.
Union City Officials Denounce 'White Lives Matter' Banner Found at Busy Intersection SaturdayCity officials denounced a "White Lives Matter" banner found Saturday morning at the corner of Smith and Dyer streets and a police report was filed after it was promptly taken down.
Bay Area Social Justice Activist Calls Out Discrimination in Capitol Police Riot TacticsIn the Bay Area, local activists can’t stop thinking about how the law enforcement response at the U.S. Capitol would’ve been very different if it had been a Black Lives Matter protest.
Sculptor Vows To Rebuild After Vandalized Breonna Taylor Bust In Oakland Goes MissingA ceramic bust of Breonna Taylor, severely damaged over the weekend in an attack that outraged the community, was attacked again and destroyed, according to the sculptor.
Oakland's Ceramic Bust Of Breonna Taylor Smashed In Brazen Act Of VandalismOakland police are investigating an act of vandalism that left a ceramic bust of Breonna Taylor severely damaged and a community outraged.
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.