Newsom Signs North Bay Lawmaker's Bill Aiming To Protect Reporters Covering ProtestsCalifornia will protect journalists from interference by police while covering civil protests under a bill from a North Bay lawmaker signed into law Saturday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
San Jose Opens First City-Sanctioned RV Site For Homeless People Amid Protests From NeighborsThe first city-sanctioned RV parking site for the homeless opened its doors in San Jose on Tuesday, amid protests by neighbors, who asked pointed questions about the approval process and accused Councilmember David Cohen of “lies”.
Cuba's Largest Protests In Decades Stun Bay Area Cuban CommunityProtests in the streets of Havana, perhaps the largest mass demonstrations against conditions in Cuba and/or the communist government in decades, took place over the weekend. That's surprising to Cuban Americans in the Bay Area.
NAACP, Protesters Sue San Jose Over Police Violence During DemonstrationsAttorneys representing several protestors who participated in demonstrations following the death of George Floyd sued the city of San Jose over brutal treatment at the hands of local police officers.
Groups Of Inauguration Day Protesters At California State Capitol Met With Show Of ForcePolice in Sacramento on Wednesday were monitoring protests happening around the California State Capitol on President Joe Biden’s inauguration day.
Election Tension: East Bay Businesses Prepare For Possible UnrestIn many places around the Bay Area, people are boarding up shops and preparing for the unknown in the wake of Tuesday's presidential election.
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.