In a counterattack against Wall Street, grassroots groups and state leaders joined forces to exact significant concessions from the big banks.
Signs proclaimed, "Save our university!" "Cut fees now, save public education!" and "Millionaires tax of 2012,"
Driver said 209 made possible "resegregation of higher education" and a "new Jim Crow" in California.
A federal appeals court ruled Feb. 7 that California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
Police arrested some 400 demonstrators Jan. 28 in response to the latest attempt by Occupy Oakland activists to occupy a vacant building and establish a new encampment there.
Backers of single-payer health care cheered as the California Universal Health Care Act passed from the Senate Appropriations Committee onto the Senate floor.
Occupy Oakland demonstrators shut down the Port of Oakland Dec. 12 as part of a West Coast-wide protest against giant corporations at ports from San Diego to Anchorage, Alaska.
Doyle Gardens sounds like it might be a pleasant apartment complex, where residents stroll down walkways between flowerbeds surrounded by greenery. Its name is a lie.
The Oakland occupy movement is stepping up activities focused on national and local demands despite police evictions of its downtown tent encampments.
In California State University faculty's first such action since collective bargaining began almost 30 years ago, two of the system's 23 campuses were idled in a one-day strike Nov. 17.