Posts Tagged ‘Protest’

Hundreds join first night of protests in Berkeley

Hundreds of protestors marched in downtown Berkeley Saturday night, protesting the recent non-indictments of the police officers involved in the deaths of the Eric Garner and Michael Brown. The protestors started from University Ave., caused North Berkeley BART Station to close, and marched towards UC Berkeley. Violence erupted at Telegraph Ave. while making their way to downtown Berkeley, chanting…

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WCCUSD Union Members protest Benefit cuts

Five negotiators from the Public Employees Union Local One met outside the West Contra Costa County School District building in the parking lot last week to protest what they called unfair increases to the amount employees pay for benefits. The more than 1,600 union members in the WCCUSD have not a had a wage increase…

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