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.
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.