Oakland, Portland Sue Feds For Sending Agents to ProtestsAttorneys representing the cities of Oakland and Portland filed suit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Justice Department Wednesday, claiming that the agencies overstepped their constitutional limits when they sent federal law enforcement officers to tamp down on protests in those cities this past summer.
Suspect Arrested For Allegedly Vandalizing San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo's Home During Jacob Blake ProtestA 23-year-old woman has been arrested on charges stemming from the vandalism of San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo's home during a night of Jacob Blake protests last August.
San Jose City Council Votes to Allow Police to Use Rubber BulletsDespite backlash from San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and community activists, the City Council voted 10-1 on Tuesday to allow police officers to continue the use of rubber bullets and other projectile impact weapons in some crowded situations if they are directly attacked.
Oakland Joins Cities Demanding Records On Trump Administration’s Deployment Of Federal AgentsOakland, six other cities and the nonprofit Public Rights Project are demanding from the Trump administration records on the deployment of federal agents to cities considered progressive.
San Jose City Hall Vandalism Suspect May Be Linked To Incident At Mayor's Home On Night Of ProtestsA person arrested for allegedly defacing San Jose City Hall Friday evening may be linked to an earlier vandalism incident at Mayor Sam Liccardo's home, police said.
Neighbors Clean Up San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo's Home After Being Vandalized During Night Of Jacob Blake ProtestsNeighbors of San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo quickly banded together after his home was vandalized following protests Friday night.
Grand Jury Indicts 4 For Stealing Guns During ProtestFour people have been charged with stealing at least 27 firearms from a Hayward gun store on a night in May when thousands of people took to the streets to protest police brutality.
Sir Francis Drake High Sign Taken Down After Statue Removed From Larkspur LandingIn the predawn darkness, a Larkspur city work crew removed a large statue of Sir Francis Drake from Larkspur Landing early Wednesday morning.
Newsom, Schaaf, OPD Reject Trump's Call To Send Federal Law Enforcement To OaklandCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and the Oakland Police Department on Monday both rejected a call by President Trump to possibly send Department of Homeland Security officers to the East Bay city.
Mayor Liccardo Unveils Plan For Police Reform In Wake Of Violence At BLM Protests In San JoseThe mayor of San Jose unveiled plans for police reform in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests, which saw several protesters and observers injured by officers.
Twitter Puts Warning On Trump Tweet For 'Threat Of Harm' Against DC ProtestersTwitter on Tuesday put a warning label on a tweet from President Donald Trump.
Juneteenth Marked Across Bay Area With Rallies, Protests, Work StoppagesA series of rallies and events across the Bay Area and the nation Friday were held to mark Juneteenth, which commemorates the emancipation of those enslaved in the U.S., with this year's celebration taking on new urgency amid the movement for racial justice.
Man Arrested For Allegedly Threatening To Shoot Family Wearing 'Black Lives Matter' Shirts In BurlingameA man was arrested and charged with making criminal threats and hate crimes after threatening to shoot a family wearing "Black Lives Matter" T-shirts at a Burlingame restaurant.
Marin Protesters Seek Renaming Of Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Over His Role In Slave TradeProtesters rallied in Larkspur in support of the removal of the Sir Francis Drake sculpture in the city and also advocated for the renaming of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard.
California Highway Patrol Spent $38M Responding To ProtestsThe California Highway Patrol spent $38 million responding to recent widespread protests over racial injustice, state officials said Tuesday.