Posts Tagged ‘protests’


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Plainclothes cop points gun at California protesters

An undercover policeman pulled a gun on protestors highlighted the clashes between demonstrators and officers in Oakland on Wednesday night. [Huffington Post] Protesters have demonstrated all week in Oakland and Berkeley, rallying against recent grand jury decisions to not indict... (Continue reading)

Eric Garner protests turn violent in Northern California

Bay Area protests have turned violent, and they led to more than 150 arrests on Monday night as unrest spreads in response to the decision of a New York grand jury not to indict a police officer for allegedly strangling to death... (Continue reading)

Ferguson solidarity protestors march in San Luis Obispo

A group of about 40 people marched through San Luis Obispo Friday night to show solidarity against police brutality following a Missouri Grand Jury decision not to indict a Ferguson officer in the shooting of a black teen. Shortly before... (Continue reading)

Los Angeles police arrest hundreds of Ferguson protesters

Protests following a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer for a fatal shooting have spurred arrests across California, including hundreds in Los Angeles. [LA Times] On Monday, the grand jury opted not to indict officer... (Continue reading)

California Wal-Mart protest produces 23 arrests

Officers arrested 23 protesters at a Southern California demonstration against Wal-Mart Thursday evening. [Los Angeles Times] The protest occurred outside a Wal-Mart in the Los Angeles County city of Pico Rivera, where it began in the store’s parking lot, but... (Continue reading)

Vandenberg protester bucks Supreme Court, gets arrested

One week after the Supreme Court ruled that antiwar activist Dennis Apel could not protest along a stretch of Highway 1 that is located on the Vandenberg Air Force Base, Appel returned to the spot Wednesday and was arrested along... (Continue reading)