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Activists Protesting Keystone XL Pipeline Arrested in San Francisco

February 6, 2014 | 10:15 am

Activists Protesting Keystone XL Pipeline Arrested in San Francisco

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Police booked 28 demonstrators for blockading an entrance to the Federal Building Wednesday.

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San Francisco Mission Protest: Activists Slam Gentrification and Police

January 2, 2014 | 3:24 pm

San Francisco Mission Protest: Activists Slam Gentrification and Police

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Activists marched along Mission Street protesting the heightened police presence in the neighborhood.

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Port of Oakland Truckers Threaten New Work Stoppage

November 18, 2013 | 9:30 am

Port of Oakland Truckers Threaten New Work Stoppage

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Independent truckers want delay in state rule that requires them to buy cleaner diesel engines.

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Napolitano Confirmed as UC President; Undocumented Students Disrupt Proceedings

July 18, 2013 | 3:27 pm

Napolitano Confirmed as UC President; Undocumented Students Disrupt Proceedings

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Janet Napolitano has been confirmed as the next president of the University of California. The confirmation proceedings were marked by student protests inside and outside the UC Board of Regents meeting in San Francisco. During public comment, one student was arrested inside the conference room after he charged the board dais. Four other students were […]

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Controversy Rages Over Possible Closure of City College of San Francisco

July 10, 2013 | 12:54 pm

Controversy Rages Over Possible Closure of City College of San Francisco

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By Alex Emslie Passions are running high as supporters of City College of San Francisco attempt to pressure federal authorities to reverse the school’s loss of accreditation. Hundreds of students, staff and others marched to the local U.S. Department of Education offices Tuesday to protest the decision. The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges formally […]

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Thousands Rally in Bay Area for Workers’ and Immigrants’ Rights

May 2, 2013 | 11:36 am

Thousands Rally in Bay Area for Workers’ and Immigrants’ Rights

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Thousands took to the streets throughout the Bay Area yesterday in support of immigration reform and workers’ rights on May Day, also known as International Workers’ Day. While the United States celebrates its Labor Day at the end of summer, more than 80 countries around the world celebrate their labor day on May 1. Activists […]

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April 10, 2013 | 6:38 pm

Thousands Turn Out for Bay Area Immigration Rallies (Photos)

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To chants of “No papers, no fear! No papers, no fear!” immigration rights activists marched up Market Street in San Francisco Wednesday. About 1,000 protesters from diverse groups carried flags and multilingual signs. In a national day of action, hundreds of thousands of people protested for a smooth path to citizenship around the country. Tens […]

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(Video) Willits Tree Sitters Removed and Arrested in Highway 101 Bypass Protest

April 2, 2013 | 10:23 am

(Video) Willits Tree Sitters Removed and Arrested in Highway 101 Bypass Protest

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Warbler has come to earth. Police arrested the 24-year-old tree sitter, whose real name is Amanda Senseman, on Tuesday morning, bringing an end to her two-month act of civil disobedience aimed at stopping a Highway 101 bypass construction near Willits. A supporter said police arrested two other tree sitters as well, reportedly after firing a […]

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March 25, 2013 | 4:53 pm

San Francisco Chronicle Launches Paywall; Reporters Launch Twitter Strike

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You can blame Craigslist or Google or blogs like this one. However you look at it, the Internet has disrupted the newspaper business. And the latest changes at the San Francisco Chronicle show that the upheaval isn’t over. Over the weekend, the newspaper announced it will charge readers who want to read some of its […]

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Oakland Students March to Protest Gun Violence

February 21, 2013 | 7:29 pm

Oakland Students March to Protest Gun Violence

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Elementary school students and teachers from New Highland Academy in Oakland marched to the local library Thursday … with a police escort. They used to take the six-block walk every third Thursday, but gun violence in the neighborhood halted the monthly outings. The group marched wearing signs around their neck that said “Peace. Love. Books.” […]

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