UC Davis Pepper-Spraying Flap Prompted Online Image Campaign By UniversityThe University of California, Davis contracted with consultants for at least $175,000 to clean its online reputation following the November 2011 pepper-spraying of student protesters on campus, a newspaper reported Wednesday.
Housing Activists Shut Down Oakland Economic Summit, Canceling Mayor SpeechAbout 60 housing activists shut down the Oakland Chamber of Commerce 2016 Economic Summit Friday morning, canceling a planned speech by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.
UC Davis Students Protesting Chancellor Allegedly Threatened With Disciplinary ActionA group of students at the University of California, Davis who are demanding the chancellor resign say they have been threatened with disciplinary action.
Activists Rally In SF To Counter Anti-Immigration Sentiment Following Pier ShootingDozens of protesters gathered in San Francisco Tuesday to identify solutions in response to anti-immigration sentiments spurred by the shooting death of a woman on July 1 on a San Francisco pier allegedly by an undocumented immigrant from Mexico with a history of felony convictions and who had been deported five times after repeatedly entering the U.S. illegally.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Rides In Tesla With Elon Musk, Brings Bullet Train Simulator For Jerry Brown To TryJapan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made stops in San Francisco and Silicon Valley in part of a three day trip to focus on tech ties between his country and Silicon Valley.
San Jose Judge To Reconsider Release Of 'Pillowcase Rapist'A San Jose judge is mulling whether to revoke the release of a serial rapist after he twice let battery power run too low in his ankle monitor.
Berkeley Protesters Shut Down Intersection During Call For $15 Minimum WageHundreds of fast food workers and their supporters marching through the streets of downtown Berkeley Wednesday evening shut down the intersection of Shattuck and University as they were calling for a $15 minimum wage, police and protesters said.
Witness Describes Being Caught In Deadly Police Shooting In Oakland; Protesters Smash Windows In EmeryvilleA woman pointed a revolver at a man pulling into the parking lot of a storage facility in West Oakland just before she was shot dead by Emeryville police on Tuesday afternoon, according to a witness, who was later confronted by protesters as he retrieved his bullet-damaged car.
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.
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.
San Jose Police Officer Placed On Leave After Provocative Tweets To #BlackLivesMatter Protesters Won't Face Criminal ChargesProsecutors say the San Jose police officer who posted inflammatory and taunting social media messages about anti-police protesters won't face criminal charges.
Oakland Protests Blamed For Huge Drop In Salvation Army DonationsA charity group is blaming violent protests in Oakland for a huge drop in donations this holiday season.
Noose Found Hanging From Tree In Oakland's Frank Ogawa Plaza; Likely Related To #BlackLivesMatter MovementOakland police are investigating a report of a noose found on a tree in Frank Ogawa Plaza on Tuesday.
Protesters Interrupt Talk By Peter Thiel On UC Berkeley Campus During Latest March, Vandalism Reported In OaklandProtesters marched on the University of California, Berkeley campus and shut down a talk by PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel Wednesday night.
1 Officer Hospitalized, 6 Arrested During Violent Overnight Berkeley ProtestPolice on Sunday morning said six people were arrested during an overnight protest that turned violent in Berkeley.