'For Me, It's Not Worth Selling Your Soul'; Bay Gym Owner's Angry Response To CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman's George Floyd TweetAn apology is not enough for angry Bay Area Crossfit gym franchise owners after Founder and CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman posted an insensitive tweet about George Floyd.
San Jose Police Chief Weighs In On Proposed Department ReformsThe San Jose City Council is considering a sweeping package of reforms aimed at re-writing the rules of engagement between police officers and protesters.
Rev. Sharpton Calls Out NFL's Goodell During George Floyd EulogyDuring his fiery eulogy at Tuesday’s funeral for George Floyd in Houston, Reverend Al Sharpton called out NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on behalf of former 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin Offers Money To Aid Victims Of Police ViolenceThe policy change by District Attorney Chesa Boudin comes as the U.S. reels from the deaths of George Floyd and other people of color at the hands of police.
Loud, Musical 'Caravan for Racial Justice' Rumbles Through San PabloOn the 12th straight day of protests in the Bay Area over the death of George Floyd and Black Lives Matter, the East Bay community of San Pablo saw marching, dancing, and singing Tuesday in San Pablo.
Bay Area Lawmakers Demand End To Government Surveillance Of Peaceful ProtestersA group of Democratic Bay Area lawmakers were among 35 members of Congress demanding Tuesday that federal agencies stop all illegal surveillance of peaceful protesters across the United States.
"You Can't Fight If You're Sick"; Bay Area Doctor's Advice For Protesting In A PandemicIn the past week and a half, we have watched tens of thousands of people march through the Bay Area, protesting the end of police brutality and racism. The problem with all of this? It’s happening in the midst of a global coronavirus pandemic.
Oakland Police Town Hall Fields Complaints Over Use Of Force During George Floyd ProtestsThe Oakland Police Commission called a special town hall meeting Monday night to discuss the use of force against protesters including tear gas and rubber bullet policies.
San Jose Police Chief Announces Changes To Crowd Control Policies, Use Of ProjectilesSan Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia announced crowd control policy changes in a memo to his officers Monday more than a week after violent clashes between his police force and protesters.
Family, Protesters Demand Answers Over CHP Killing Of Stolen Vehicle Suspect Erik Salgado In OaklandHundreds of protesters, along with the family of an Oakland man killed over the weekend in a California Highway Patrol officer-involved shooting were demanding answers Monday as to why he had to die in a hail of gunfire following a chase.
Activists Outline Police Policy Changes In Wake Of Protests Following George Floyd KillingAfter two weeks of protests and unrest sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, activists have begun to outline some of the specific policy changes they want to see enacted.
George Floyd Protests: Oakland Artists Respond With Massive Black Lives Matter Mural, Tribute To Breonna TaylorA Black Lives Matter mural stretching for three blocks was among artwork that popped up in Downtown Oakland over the weekend, amid ongoing calls seeking justice for George Floyd.
George Floyd Protests: San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo Rejects Calls To Defund Police DepartmentMayor Sam Liccardo has rejected calls to defund his city's Police Department, insisting that it would "undermine substantive efforts at police reform" and harm the very communities who most need protection.
Hundreds Turn Out To Clean Up Oakland Chinatown Businesses Damaged In LootingHundreds of community members came together Sunday in Oakland's Chinatown to clean up damage from looters and vandals during recent unrest.
George Floyd Protests: Families, Hundreds Of Protesters Peacefully March In OaklandDemonstrations in Oakland have not lost steam. Sunday's rally at Lake Merritt attracted a very broad demographic in the fight against racial injustice.