Pacific Grove Police Officer Fired After Probe Into Parler Social Media Posts Disparaging BLMA police officer under investigation since last November for an inappropriate social media post is no longer employed by the Pacific Grove Police Department or the city "in any capacity," Police Chief Cathy Madalone said in an announcement Tuesday.
Speaker Pelosi Says Capitol Siege Rioters Chose 'Whiteness Over Democracy'House Speaker Nancy Pelosi used an online video meeting with her San Francisco constituents to criticize the overwhelmingly white mob that attacked Congress on Wednesday.
Bay Area Social Justice Activist Calls Out Discrimination in Capitol Police Riot TacticsIn the Bay Area, local activists can’t stop thinking about how the law enforcement response at the U.S. Capitol would’ve been very different if it had been a Black Lives Matter protest.
San Francisco DA Charges SFPD Officer In 2019 Fisherman's Wharf BeatingThe San Francisco District Attorney's Office on Monday announced it has filed felony assault charges against an SFPD officer in connection with an incident at Fisherman's Wharf last year that left a man with a broken wrist and leg.
Civil Rights Pioneer, 'Freedom Rider' Bruce Boynton Dies, At 83Bruce Carver Boynton, a civil rights pioneer from Alabama who inspired the landmark “Freedom Rides” of 1961 that helped dismantle segregation in the South, died Monday. He was 83.
UC Berkeley Strips Names From Buildings Named After People Who Held Racist ViewsTwo halls on the University of California at Berkeley campus have had their names removed because the names are associated with people who held racist views, university officials announced Wednesday.
5 Charged With Felony Vandalism for Defacing Junipero Serra Statue in San RafaelFive people arrested for damaging and tearing down a statue of Saint Junipero Serra last month at the Mission San Rafael Arcángel now face felony vandalism charges.
Students Rising Above Creates Online Forum With Social Justice FocusWith the COVID-19 pandemic keeping most students isolated from their social support systems, many now need a creative and constructive way to express their feelings about current events.
San Jose Lawmakers Vote To Give City Council Power To Release Police Body Cam VideoA police reform arising from the George Floyd protests was enacted by the San Jose City Council on Tuesday. The council voted unanimously to give itself the power to release body cam video.
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.
Oscar Grant's Family 'Cautiously Optimistic' After Meeting With DA About Charging BART OfficerAfter a meeting with Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley Wednesday, members of Oscar Grant's family said that they have been promised a "robust and transparent" investigation into charging former BART police officer Anthony Pirone in Grant's 2009 death.
Social Justice Sign Garden Sparks Conversation Along With Controversy In LivermoreOrganizers of a sign garden in Downtown Livermore say the intent was to create a conversation in the community about the Black Lives Matter movement and social justice in general.
San Francisco Approves Creation Of K-12 Black Studies Curriculum By 2022/23The history, culture and contributions of African Americans will be taught to every K-12 student in San Francisco public schools by 2022-2023, according to a resolution passed Tuesday.
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.
'Faith and Blue' Brings Together SF Archbishop With East Palo Alto Community for Social Justice DialogueThe San Francisco Archbishop went to church in East Palo Alto Saturday, not to preach but to listen.