Protests In Oakland, San Francisco For 2nd Night In Response To Grand Jury Decision In NYPD Chokehold DeathProtests took place in both Oakland and San Francisco again Thursday evening in response to Wednesday’s grand jury decision not to indict a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold.
Oakland Residents, Leaders Hold Vigil Following Violent Week Of Ferguson ProtestsCity leaders and community members in Oakland gathered Sunday evening in response to the protests and violence this past week in the Bay Area.
Bay Area Man's Organization Aims To Arm Citizen Protesters With Cameras To Film Cops In Wake Of FergusonThe country watched as Ferguson made headlines with residents rioting against law enforcement, and in the wake of that a Bay Area man’s foundation is helping arm citizens with cameras.
San Francisco Flies Chinese Flag At City Hall As Thousands Protest In Hong KongThe city of San Francisco, which has always been known to support human rights causes worldwide, was flying the flag of the People's Republic of China at City Hall just as tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong were protesting against the Chinese government.
Riot Police May Incite Violence Among Protesters Instead Of Preventing It, UC Berkeley Researchers FindDo police in riot gear and the tactics and equipment they use on protesters such as ini Ferguson, Mo. and the Occupy movement in the Bay Area prevent violent clashes or incite them?
Oakland Marchers Hold Up Mirrors To Officers In Protest Over Ferguson, Police ShootingsProtesters against the police actions in Ferguson, Mo. as well as police killings of other suspects in California and other states gathered in Oakland on Wednesday. Some protesters unveiled a new tactic, by holding up mirrors in the faces of officers.
Israeli-Owned Cargo Ship Unloaded At Port Of Oakland Following Gaza ProtestsAn Israeli-owned ship blocked by protesters from unloading its cargo for days at the Port of Oakland was finally unloaded early Wednesday morning, a longshoreman’s union spokesman said.
Israeli Ship Blocked By Port Of Oakland Protesters Departs, Returns Hours LaterAn Israeli-owned ship moored at the Port of Oakland that has drawn protesters since Saturday apparently departed Tuesday afternoon after being unable to unload its cargo.
Protesters Block Israel-Owned Ship From Unloading Cargo In Port Of OaklandProtesters have stopped longshoremen from unloading a ship partly owned by the Israeli government at the Port of Oakland.
Demonstrators In Oakland, Berkeley Protest Fatal Missouri Police Shooting Of Michael BrownSome windows were broken and slogans were spray painted on buildings during a march that stretched from Downtown Oakland to Berkeley Friday evening. The protesters denounced the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
Tech Bus Breaks Down, Blocks J-Church Muni Tracks Near Dolores Park In SFA private shuttle bus broke down while blocking San Francisco Municipal Railway tracks near Dolores Park Tuesday morning.
Protesters Block Tech Shuttle Buses On First Day Of Muni's Pilot ProgramPolice moved in after protesters blocked two buses in San Francisco's Mission District Friday morning -- day one of an 18-month pilot program designed to incorporate tech shuttles into the city's mass transit commute.
April Fool's Protesters Block Google Bus In San Francisco Ahead Of Key VoteAhead of a San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ hearing this afternoon on a pending pilot program to charge private shuttle buses for using public bus stops, a group of protesters blocked a Google commuter bus in the city’s Mission District.
Dalai Lama Touts Compassion At Sold Out Santa Clara EventThe Dalai Lama bought his spiritual message of compassion Monday to about 4,000 people inside an arena at Santa Clara University as about 100 protesters made noise outside.
SF Demonstrators Protest Staples Partnership With U.S. Post Office The U.S. Postal Service has launched a pilot partnership with Staples that some postal workers believe could be a step towards privatization.