As election time draws near, San Francisco for Democracy explained how the upcoming election could affect key issues like health care and public education.
The grassroots organization met Wednesday night to discuss issues that focused on women’s reproductive and health care rights, Medicare, the Affordable Care Act and
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Protesters descended on the Wells Fargo at 464 Montgomery St. yesterday to celebrate the one-year anniversary
Sixty-eight protesters including two SF State students were arrested Monday evening after they refused to leave the state Capitol building as part of the rally for higher education.
Hundreds of demonstrators took over the Capitol rotunda after thousands rallied at the steps of the Capitol building
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Supporters of the Occupy movement gathered at the West Oakland BART station at 5 a.m. today as part of a coordinated effort to shut down all major ports along the West Coast, from the Port of Alaska to the Port of San Diego.
Kase Wheatley, a
Occupy demonstrators are attempting to shut down every major port along the West Coast this morning, including the Port of Oakland.
Protesters are hoping to make a statement and cause a significant profit loss for EGT Development, the operator of a new grain terminal at the
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Castro Valley High School beat Deputy Timothy Vales poses with his wife Michelle at their Brentwood, Calif. home. Officer Vales lives near his in-laws in this quiet residential neighborhood and makes the hour long commute Monday through Friday to San Leandro.
Anyone who has attended protests or been involved with activism in the last few years can tell you: The times, they are a changin’.
Tools of activists used to include self-published pamphlets and posters. Networking happened in person at organizational meetings. These days, in a time
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Occupy SF and Black Friday shoppers were at odds Friday evening as protesters tried to spread their message about corporate greed
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="An Occupy Cal supporter rests on the steps of Sproul Hall on November 9, 2011. Multiple police agencies were called in to assist university police in preventing Occupy Cal supporters from moving back in after their tents were forcefully removed earlier
Protesters gathered at 14th Street and Broadway in Oakland yesterday as part of a mass general assembly in support of the Occupy Oakland movement.
“It’s enlightening to see people taking the streets,” said SF State student Adan Falcon, 23. “It’s a first step that will address
At least ten protesters were arrested today during OccupySF's latest demonstration against corporate greed, according to police.
Protesters gathered to block the entrance to the Wells Fargo headquarters at 400 Montgomery St., keeping the bank closed for several hours.
An estimated 200 protesters showed up to rally
Several hundred protesters against the Afghanistan war rallied alongside Occupy SF protesters on Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of the war.
The two groups of demonstrators each held their own events until they merged in front of the Federal Reserve Bank where they occupied the
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="410" caption="Occupy SF and anti-war demonstrators march down Market Street to the Federal Reserve Bank in San Francisco to demand the end the war Afghanistan on the 10th anniversary on Oct. 7. These protests are in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street
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Protesters at UC Berkeley occupied Tolman Hall today as part of a protest