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On day of protest, police make 13 arrests as pro-Trump crowd clashes with anti-fascists in California and thousands call for financial disclosure elsewhere Hundreds of self-described anti-fascist protesters and supporters of Donald Trump clashed in Berkeley, California, in sporadic brawls on Saturday. Protests in cities around the rest of the country, including a number of […]

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The San Francisco-based activist and artist began making banners for gay rights and anti-war protests in the 1970s, often at the request of Harvey Milk Gilbert Baker, a San Francisco-based activist and artist best known for creating the rainbow flag representing gay rights, has died at the age of 65. My dearest friend in the […]

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At least one demonstrator is doused with pepper spray as anti-Trump protesters clash with the presidents supporters Donald Trump supporters holding a rally on a popular southern Californian beach have clashed with counter-protesters, leading to the arrest of four people, law enforcement said. Multiple fights broke out and at least one Trump supporter was doused […]

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Violence flares after group of anti-fascist activists shot fireworks at venue where the controversial Breitbart editor was due to give a talk The University of California Berkeley cancelled a speech by right-wing internet troll Milo Yiannopoulos after thousands of students gathered in protest and a group of black-clad anti-fascist activists shot fireworks at the speech […]

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Agreement with Federal Trade Commission covers statements Uber made while trying to recruit more drivers to expand its service and remain ahead of Lyft Uber is paying $20m to settle allegations that it duped people into driving for its ride-hailing service with false promises about how much they would earn and how much they would […]

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The bills aim to teach high school students how to detect misleading, fabricated or inaccurate reports in the wake of the 2016 US election Two California lawmakers have proposed bills to fight fake news by teaching high school students how to detect misleading, fabricated or inaccurate reports in the waves of information flooding into their […]

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Zachary Cole Fernandez, 30, turned himself in after being recorded by security cameras changing the sign on New Years Day A 30-year-old artist was arrested on Monday in a prank where white tarps were used to make the Hollywood sign to read Hollyweed, according to the Los Angeles police department. Zachary Cole Fernandez, 30, turned […]

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Proposed law would bar adults unaccompanied by children from playgrounds in city parks, which a city councilman said would protect kids from creepy activity A proposed law banning lone adults from Los Angeles playgrounds has triggered an outcry from critics who say it would stigmatize single people as pedophiles. Mitch OFarrell, a city councilman, suggested […]

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