San Jose Unveils 'Black Lives Matter' Banners To Show Support For Black CommunitySouth Bay leaders unveiled 13 new "Black Lives Matter" banners around San Jose's City Hall on Thursday, demonstrating the city's commitment to addressing and dismantling systemic racism locally and supporting its Black community.
Gov. Newsom Tells State's High Court Death Sentences Are 'Infected By Racism'California’s process for imposing the death penalty “is now, and always has been, infected by racism,” Gov. Gavin Newsom declared Monday in a brief filed with the state Supreme Court.
Palo Alto Considers Opening Up Access To Residents-Only Foothills Park Amid ACLU LawsuitOfficials in Palo Alto are expected to consider a proposal that would open access to Foothills Park to the general public, as the city faces a lawsuit over the park's residents-only requirement.
CAREN Act: San Francisco Supervisors Approve Ban On Racist Calls To 911The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved legislation Tuesday banning false, racially-biased calls to 911.
'It's Offensive' – Mayor London Breed Says SFUSD Must Focus On Reopening Classrooms Over Renaming SchoolsMayor London Breed pushed back on plans by the San Francisco Unified School District to rename dozens of schools over namesakes deemed objectionable, saying reopening classrooms should be the top priority.
2 Cited In Confrontation Outside Courthouse After Hearing For Alleged Martinez BLM Mural VandalsTwo people were cited after an argument outside a Martinez courthouse following the first hearing for a couple accused of defacing a Black Lives Matter mural on a Martinez street in July.
Yelp To Alert Users About Businesses Accused Of 'Overtly Racist Actions'Businesses accused of "overtly racist actions" from customers may soon see a warning on their Yelp page.
Oakland Council Revives 2005 Law Requiring Companies To Disclose Historical Ties To SlaveryCompanies that want to do business with the City of Oakland will have to look back into their past, following a decision by the City Council this week.
'They Can't Burn Us All' Anti-Racism Movement Heads To San Francisco What started as an idea between rapper China Mac and actor Will Lex Ham has now become a national movement called 'They Can't Burn Us All.'
49ers Seek To Identify, Ban Fan Who Sent Racist Messages To Cardinals Safety Budda BakerThe San Francisco 49ers announced on social media Tuesday they are searching for an alleged fan who sent Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker a racist message so the team can ban the offender from all future 49ers games and team events.
ACLU Sues Palo Alto Over Residents-Only Access To Foothills ParkThe American Civil Liberties Union has sued the city of Palo Alto over its decades-long policy restricting Foothills Park to residents only, calling the policy unconstitutional and racist.
'My Responsibility And My Duty' - 49ers' Arik Armstead Uses Platform To Promote Social Justice IssuesArmstead is using his weekly media sessions to get across messages he wants to deliver, saying he will highlight one social justice issue that he has been studying each time before taking questions from the media.
'Squaw' Dropped From Name Of Popular Sierra Ski Resort; Played Host To 1960 Winter OlympicsAmid a national reckoning over racial injustice and inequality, owners of a popular Sierra ski resort that played host to the 1960 Winter Olympics have decided to drop the word 'squaw' from its name.
Video: Woman Shouts Racist Abuse At Colombian-Born Parks Worker In Dolores ParkA San Francisco Rec and Park employee posted video on social media of a weekend encounter with an unmasked woman who approached with scissors in hand while going on a racist tirade.
Newly-Established Anti-Racism Task Force In Martinez Seeks ApplicantsApplications are now being accepted from prospective members of Martinez’s new Anti-Racism and Discrimination and Pro Inclusion and Equity Task Force, established in response to a recent series of racially charged incidents and subsequent public discussions about them.