Today marks the one-year anniversary of the group Occupy Our Homes, an arm of the national Occupy Movement. And how else would you expect members to celebrate the group's birthday than a big, festive, tent-pitching occupation?
At 11 a.m. sharp, protesters will march on down to the Wells Fargo bank ... More >>
The Berkeley City Council broke ranks with the federal government this week, ordering their police department not to participate in immigration policing.
The council, bowing to demands from the Coalition for a Safe Berkeley, voted to instruct its Police Department to ignore the immigration status ... More >>
(Update 8:23 a.m.): We've just been informed that Occupy has postponed the planned march over to Alfredo Pedroza's house tonight while they negotiate with Mayor Ed Lee. According to Buck Bagot, the group is hopeful they can make progress today "toward the cancellation of scheduled foreclosure-relate ... More >>
The now-infamous Eliana Lopez video may be used as evidence in suspended-Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's ethics hearing, Judge Garrett Wong ruled .
The video, in which Lopez tearfully showed a bruise she said her husband gave her, could also eventually become public, as Wong did not tie any restrictions t ... More >>
Update 2:32 pm: Judge Garrett Wong granted Eliana Lopez's attorney's motion for continuance today. This means she will have more time to prepare her argument that the court should not release to the city the video of Lopez describing an alleged domestic assault by her husband, suspended-Sheriff Ross ... More >>
You are not free to wear this t-shirt in Morgan Hill schoolsThree Morgan Hill students got a crash course in American civics this week when they lost a lawsuit against high school officials who sent them home for wearing American Flag t-shirts to school. A judge dismissed the case against Live Oa ... More >>
Tom Ammiano: Not an abuser of nannies. This has been the Year Of The Nanny in California politics. There was Meg Whitman's undocumented nanny who accused her of not paying her enough, which was perhaps the death knell to Whitman's gubernatorial campaign (Okay, technically, that was last year). Th ... More >>