New HBO Documentary Follows Oakland Kids Preparing For MLK Oratorical FestA new HBO documentary will follow the monthslong efforts of Oakland children preparing for the annual MLK Oratorical Festival, where students honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through passionate speech and poems.
Oakland Mayor Schaaf: MLK Day Protests Outside Her Home Were 'Legitimate'A day after protesters staged a pre-dawn demonstration outside of newly inaugurated Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s home on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the mayor responded Tuesday by saying their complaints are legitimate.
San Mateo Bridge Reopens After Stanford Students Abandon Cars In Traffic For MLK Day ProtestOver 100 Stanford students and community members demonstrating against police brutality temporarily shut down the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge Monday afternoon, snarling the evening commute.
It’s Not All Protests— Martin Luther King Jr. Day Of Service Includes Volunteer Trash Pick UpFor some people this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday has been about protests and shutdowns, but for others it's been a day of service for many who volunteered to pick up garbage in East Oakland.
Oakland Coliseum BART Station Reopens After Closure By Police Brutality Protesters Gathered For MLK Day MarchA large crowd of protesters left Fruitvale BART station in Oakland Monday afternoon, police said.
Lone Remaining Freedom Train Sells Out All Seats On Final MLK Day Ride From San Jose To SFTickets for all 1,400 seats available on the Caltrain train were sold even though it was announced that this excursion would be the last run of the Freedom Train in the Bay Area.
Oakland Protesters Stage Noisy Demonstration To 'Wake Up The Mayor' At Libby Schaaf's HouseDozens of protesters demonstrated outside Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf's home early Monday morning .
10 Things I Learned from Screening 'Selma'Here are some things you may not know about the MLK movie, "Selma."
WHEN AND WHERE: More BART, Traffic Disruptions Planned During #MLKShutItDown WeekendIt's the calm after the spoon-banging storm that shut down three San Francisco BART stations Friday morning, but it won't last for long.
King Tides Expected To Return To Bay Area On King HolidayAccording to the California Coastal Commission, the January king tides occurring January 19 through 21st will offer a glimpse of the future with how sea levels are expected to rise.
Activists Locked To Entrances Of Oakland Federal Building In Solidarity With Black Civil RightsA group of Occupy protesters have locked themselves to an entrance of the Oakland Federal Building in solidarity with the BART protests in San Francisco Friday morning.
Becoming Martin Luther King Jr: Actor David Oyelow Discusses His Dream RoleVIDEO: Liam Mayclem sat down to interview the actor about his transformation…
Best Martin Luther King Day Celebrations In The Bay Area, Including Final Freedom Train RideHonor Martin Luther King Jr. with these Bay Area celebrations.
Best Martin Luther King Day Weekend Getaways Near The Bay AreaHere's a look at nearby destinations to visit over the three-day Martin Luther King Day holiday.
Slow Ticket Sales Spell Trouble For MLK Day Freedom Train The organizers of the Bay Area’s annual Freedom Train event to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are hoping to keep the dream alive as tickets sales trickle in for Monday’s annual trip from San Jose to San Francisco.