Calls Grow Louder In San Francisco Bay Area To Defund Police DepartmentsThe message doesn't get any louder or more visible than on Polk St. in front of San Francisco's City Hall. There in giant yellow letters, painted by a group of student activists on Saturday, were the phases "BLM" and "Defund The Police".
Man Arrested For Allegedly Threatening To Shoot Family Wearing 'Black Lives Matter' Shirts In BurlingameA man was arrested and charged with making criminal threats and hate crimes after threatening to shoot a family wearing "Black Lives Matter" T-shirts at a Burlingame restaurant.
Menlo Park Police Chief Stuns Council By Announcing Retirement At Policing Town HallMembers of the Menlo Park City Council were stunned Thursday after the police chief announced his retirement at a council meeting about policing.
Federal Judge Places Limits On Oakland Police Use Of Tear Gas On ProtestersA federal judge has temporarily placed limits on the Oakland Police Department's use of tear gas, flash bangs and rubber bullets on protesters.
Juneteenth: Protesting Dockworkers Shut Down Port Of Oakland; March For Racial Justice Work at the West Coast's second largest commercial port ground to a halt Friday, as thousands of dockworkers walked off their jobs and joined truck drivers, local dignitaries, labor and community leaders in a march to Oakland's City Hall protesting police brutality and systemic racism.
Marin Protesters Seek Renaming Of Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Over His Role In Slave TradeProtesters rallied in Larkspur in support of the removal of the Sir Francis Drake sculpture in the city and also advocated for the renaming of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard.
California Highway Patrol Spent $38M Responding To ProtestsThe California Highway Patrol spent $38 million responding to recent widespread protests over racial injustice, state officials said Tuesday.
Newsom Supports Renaming North Coast's Fort Bragg, Named After Confederate GeneralGov. Gavin Newsom announced his support for a measure renaming the community of Fort Bragg on the Mendocino coast, which was named after a Confederate general.
Critics Not Impressed At Meeting To Discuss Walnut Creek Police Protest ResponseAfter a downtown looting and vandalism spree on May 31 and a Black Lives Matter protest the next afternoon that turned violent in the traffic lanes of Interstate Highway 680, Walnut Creek City Council members on Tuesday wanted to hear more about why their city blew up on social media for the wrong reasons.
BART Director Who Defended Police At Board Meeting Under FireThe family of Oscar Grant III, who was killed by a BART police officer on New Year's Day in 2009, is demanding BART Director Debora Allen step down.
North Coast's Fort Bragg, Named After Confederate General, Mulls Name ChangeLeaders in the Mendocino County coastal town of Fort Bragg, which is named after a Confederate general, announced plans to consider a name change.
Oakland Councilmember Calls For Defunding OPD By At Least $25 MillionAn Oakland City Councilwoman said Sunday night on social media that she will propose reallocating at least $25 million from the city's police department.
San Francisco, San Jose Police Launch National Media Campaign Calling For ReformPolice unions from San Francisco, San Jose and Los Angeles took out a full-page ad in newspapers Sunday pledging police reform.
George Floyd Protests: Local Police Unions Unveil Reform Agenda With Newspaper Ad Campaign Police unions from San Francisco, San Jose and Los Angeles unveiled a reform agenda Sunday to find racist officers among their ranks and "root those individuals out of the law enforcement profession."
Black-Owned Businesses In Oakland See Boost In Sales In The Wake Of George Floyd ProtestsBlack-owned business owners in Oakland say they are seeing real change - not just in sales, but in people's consciousness of racial injustice.