Federal agents who have increased tension in Portland over the past couple weeks will finally be leaving the area, but not without leaving scars behind. Oregon’s Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesday she’d reached an agreement with Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf and the federal agents will begin a “phased
Instead of celebrating July 4th, many Bay Area activists will come together for Independence Day protests to celebrate the lives of people lost to police brutality in the last 240 years. We the People will form a more perfect union, establish justice, and ensure fireworks are going off all weekend with
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It’s no secret that the U.S. has long assumed the leading role in spreading the 2019 novel coronavirus. We’ve lost 121,622 lives nationally to COVID-19 as of Wednesday morning, according to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center. Los Angeles County alone, with a massive population of a little more than
The fireworks have been ringing loud and all night long, from Oakland to Mission Street to Daly City, with fireworks complaints up across the Bay Area this summer. New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, and really the whole country are experiencing an explosion of firecracker antics and resulting complaints to
Air Force Staff Sergeant Steven Carrillo, 32, is accused of killing two law enforcement officers and injuring others in a violent spree that spread from Oakland to Ben Lomond between May 29 and June 6. He’s been charged with murder and attempted murder, along with a slew of other charges.
On June 19, 1865, Union general Gordon Granger read federal orders that officially ended slavery in the United States. Although the Emancipation Proclamation had occurred two and half years before, and the Civil War had ended in April, these federal orders acted to free the last remaining slaves in this
Confederate flags and statues that honor historical racist figures are under attack in cities across the nation and abroad. Calls to have the memorials removed, especially from public and civic spaces, are not new but have intensified since George Floyd was killed by a former Minneapolis police officer on Memorial
The marches against police brutality are still going strong, in fact, there are plenty more scheduled tonight and all this week. But if you’ve attended any of the George Floyd demonstrations, you may have found it difficult to maintain proper six-feet social distancing when you’re running from the tear gas