Alleged Martinez Black Lives Matter Mural Vandals Charged With Hate CrimeThe Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday it would be charging the man and woman caught on camera vandalizing the Black Lives Matter mural on July 4 with multiple misdemeanors including a hate-crime charge.
Martinez: Birthplace Of Martinis, DiMaggio Now Home Of Angry Backlash Over Black Lives Matter SignMartinez was a small town in the East Bay, famous for being the birthplace of both Joe DiMaggio and the martini. But thanks to a video gone viral, city leaders fear that now the world sees Martinez as a hostile place for a Black Lives Matter mural.
New San Francisco Mural Pays Tribute To Hospital Workers During Coronavirus LockdownWork started Monday on a new mural in San Francisco that pays tribute to hospital workers during the COVID-19 crisis with a unifying message.
Berkeley Joins Cities Across The Country Putting 'Black Lives Matter' Murals On StreetsMurals declaring Black Lives Matter have popped up city streets as far away as Washington, D.C. and as close Oakland – now, the city of Berkeley.
Mural in Downtown S.F. Depicts Swedish Teen Climate Activist Greta ThunbergThe newest addition to the San Francisco skyline is a work of art -- a mural depicting Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, designed to draw attention to climate change.
George Washington High Alumni Sue S.F. School District to Keep Historic MuralAn alumni association filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging the San Francisco Unified School District's Board of Education over the board's decision to cover up a controversial mural.
Mural Honoring Oscar Grant Unveiled at Fruitvale BART Station in OaklandA mural honoring Oscar Grant III, the 22-year-old African American man fatally shot by BART police in 2009, was unveiled Saturday at the Fruitvale BART Station in Oakland.
San Jose Community Fights To Restore Painted-Over Chicano MuralA historic mural in East San Jose has been gone for over six months after it was mysteriously painted over. Some members of the community have not given up the fight to restore it.
BART Board Approves Naming Road At Fruitvale Station 'Oscar Grant III Way'BART’s Board of Directors voted unanimously Thursday morning to designate an unnamed throughway adjacent to the Fruitvale station as “Oscar Grant III Way.”
Kaepernick Mural Removed Near Super Bowl Site To Be ReplacedAn Atlanta artist says a building with his mural of the former 49ers quarterback was destroyed days before the Super Bowl, so eight more are being made.
Oscar Grant's Family Fights To Rename Fruitvale Station In His HonorNearly 10 years after a BART police officer shot and killed Oscar Grant on a station platform in 2009, Grant’s family is fighting to change the name of Fruitvale Station, where he died.
Community Members Paint Mural Near Oakland Homeless CampFormer KPIX anchor Dana King donated space on the wall of a building she owns in Oakland for a colorful California-theme mural project she hopes will help bring the community together around political change.
Mural Artist Angry After Property Owner Paints Over Iconic San Jose MuralA muralist in the South Bay is vowing to fight back after a beloved piece of his work was recently erased in the dark of night.
Mural Showing Chicano History Painted Over in East San JoseA South Bay mural with a beloved history is now just a blank wall after someone painted it over in the dead of night.
Artist Honors Robin Williams With San Francisco MuralAn artist is paying tribute to the late Robin Williams with a giant mural in San Francisco that depicts his blue eyes and nose framed by silver hair.