Not Just Large Metro Areas, Black Lives Matter Protests Held In Piedmont, Other Small CommunitiesIn perhaps a sign that the tide is turning, Piedmont joined the ranks of small, white suburban communities across the U.S. now standing in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement Wednesday night.
Facebook Shuts Down Far-Right Group Planning To Bring Weapons To George Floyd ProtestsFacebook said Tuesday that it had shut down pages and accounts associated with what it said was a hate group, whose members were discussing bringing weapons to the protests.
San Jose Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting, Downtown Sideshow ActivityA quiet evening took a sudden turn in the South Bay Tuesday with downtown protesters, a sideshows and police investigating an officer-involved shooting in San Jose in the hours after the city's curfew went into effect.
San Jose Black Religious Leaders, Activists See A Silver Lining As Protests Over George Floyd's Death Heat UpAs the Bay Area braces for what could be another night of vandalism and violence, religious leaders and community activists say they see a silver lining in the protests and unrest that's convulsed the region.
'A Pandemic On Top Of A Pandemic'; Newsom Acknowledges Systemic Racism Fueling ProtestsCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday described the racism fueling the last five days of civil unrest "a pandemic on top of a pandemic" and called on leaders and citizens alike to work to end systemic racism of society's institutions.
UPDATE: San Francisco Awakens To Scenes Of Devastation In Union Square; Mayor Says Looters 'Thought This Was A Game'Hours of lawlessness left San Francisco's famed Union Square littered with broken windows and looted stores early Sunday and the city under a new kind of shelter in place -- a law enforcement curfew.
San Francisco George Floyd Protest Turns Violent; Mayor Breed Announces CurfewA San Francisco protest over the death of George Floyd while in police custody that had been peaceful much of Saturday turned ugly shortly before 9 p.m. as looters broke off and began smashing shop windows and looting stores in Union Square and on Market Street.
Woman Arrested On Attempted Murder Charges For Allegedly Driving SUV Into San Jose George Floyd ProtestersA 26-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly driving SUV into a group of protesters, injuring two of them, during Friday night's George Floyd demonstration in downtown San Jose.
Twitter Adds 'Glorifying Violence' Warning To Trump Tweet On George Floyd ProtestsTwitter has added a warning to one of President Donald Trump's tweets about protests in Minneapolis, saying it violated the platform's rules about “glorifying violence."
Peaceful Protesters Marched In Oakland Demanding Justice For George FloydProtesters marched through the streets of Oakland Thursday night, blocking intersections and adding their voices to the nationwide demonstrations demanding justice for George Floyd.
Bay Area Groups Protest President Trump's Acquittal In Impeachment TrialHours after President Trump was acquitted in the senate impeachment trial, protesters took to the streets across the Bay Area, from San Jose to Oakland to San Francisco.
Protesters To Sue Oakland School District For Excessive Police Force At Board MeetingParents and teachers who were arrested and injured by police during a protest at the OUSD Board of Education meeting on Wednesday pushed back against the police narrative that the force used by officers was necessary.
Six Protesters Arrested After Climbing Barrier At Oakland School Board MeetingProtesters disrupted an Oakland Unified School District board meeting and climbed over barriers, causing school district police to intervene Wednesday evening, school district officials said.
Whole Foods Files For Statewide Restraining Order From Animal Rights ProtestersAn animal rights group says Whole Foods Market has filed for a restraining order to ban them from all their California locations, in wake of a protest in San Francisco earlier this week.
Modesto May Ban Weapons At Rallies, Protests Amid Proposed 'Straight Pride' EventThe central California city of Modesto will consider banning firearms, glass bottles, baseball bats and other items that can be used as weapons at rallies and protests.