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Activists demonstrate inside PG&E's San Francisco headquarters to protest any possible bailouts for the company to cover costs associated with deadly wildfires on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Protesters demonstrate inside PG&E headquarters

Protesters chanted and sang as they demonstrated against PG&E for their role…

 

Climate activists lock arms while blocking an entry way during a demonstration outside the Global Climate Action Summit at Moscone Center on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Climate activists face off with SFPD outside Global Climate Action Summit

Climate activists blocked entry ways as hundreds demonstrated outside the Global Climate…

 

Krista Suh, left, and Jayna Zweiman, right, co-creators of the "pussyhat," are photographed with Kat Coyle on Jan. 6, 2017 at The Little Knittery in Atwater Village, Calif.  (Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

How these LA-born pink hats became worldwide symbol of anti-Trump women’s march

LOS ANGELES — Krista Suh plans to attend the women’s march in…

 

The candlelight march will start at Civic Center and end at Justin Herman Plaza. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

Speakers and performers announced for San Francisco Women’s March

A rally taking place on Jan. 21 will bring thousands of women…

The candlelight march will start at Civic Center and end at Justin Herman Plaza. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Anti-Trump protesters rallying in San Francisco Saturday

An anti-Trump protest will be taking place in San Francisco Saturday, potentially…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
(Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner)

‘Fur-Free Friday’ march planned for Union Square

An anti-fur protest is taking place on Black Friday, urging shoppers not to…

(Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner)
Michael Franti gives an impromptu performance at the anti-pipeline protest on Market Street on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. (Calindra Revier/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Michael Franti gives impromptu performance at anti-pipeline protest in SF

Politically conscious musician Michael Franti gave an impromptu performance at the protest…

Michael Franti gives an impromptu performance at the anti-pipeline protest on Market Street on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. (Calindra Revier/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A man leaves a note at 16th Street Mission BART Station Monday, November 14, 2016 on the "Wall of Empathy, a space created by three local San Francisco residents where people are able to share encouraging, hopefull messages following a conflicting presidential election. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF millennials to protest Trump with empathetic notes in subways

Three millennials in San Francisco are planning to build a “Wall of…

A man leaves a note at 16th Street Mission BART Station Monday, November 14, 2016 on the "Wall of Empathy, a space created by three local San Francisco residents where people are able to share encouraging, hopefull messages following a conflicting presidential election. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Demonstrators move down Market Street in San Francsico, Calif. Wednesday, November 9, 2016, protesting the electoral vote of Donald Trump for President-elect. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

LIVE UPDATES: Anti-Trump protesters take to SF streets

Donald Trump's victory at the polls Tuesday night has outraged voters in…

Demonstrators move down Market Street in San Francsico, Calif. Wednesday, November 9, 2016, protesting the electoral vote of Donald Trump for President-elect. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) greets players after taking a knee during the national anthem on Thursday, Sept. 1, at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. (K.C. Alfred/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)

Standing on ceremony

My 10-year-old daughter doesn’t stand during the national anthem at baseball games.…

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) greets players after taking a knee during the national anthem on Thursday, Sept. 1, at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. (K.C. Alfred/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)
San Francisco State University President Leslie Wong speaks during a news conference Monday, May 9, 2016. (Yesica Prado/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

SFSU president: University ‘failed’ students in handling of Israel-Palestine protest

San Francisco State University failed to properly handle a protest against the…

San Francisco State University President Leslie Wong speaks during a news conference Monday, May 9, 2016. (Yesica Prado/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Protesters gather in front of the Oakland Police Department headquarters downtown during a protest in response to the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, both fatally shot by police officers, on July 7, 2016. (Photo by Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco police ask protesters to remain peaceful

San Francisco police are asking those who attend a protest in The…

Protesters gather in front of the Oakland Police Department headquarters downtown during a protest in response to the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, both fatally shot by police officers, on July 7, 2016. (Photo by Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Workers repair a broken door that was damaged during a protest Friday, May 6 at City Hall during a general strike Monday, May 9, 2016 in support of the five San Francisco residents who ended their 17-day hunger strike calling for the resignation or firing of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

City Hall tightens security after protest leaves more than $20K in damage

The protest at City Hall on Friday, which resulted in dozens of…

Workers repair a broken door that was damaged during a protest Friday, May 6 at City Hall during a general strike Monday, May 9, 2016 in support of the five San Francisco residents who ended their 17-day hunger strike calling for the resignation or firing of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
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Protesters who blocked highway off-ramp near SFO reach plea deal

Eight women who blocked a highway off-ramp to San Francisco International Airport…

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Officers arrest a protester outside of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services building in downtown San Francisco during a rally by immigrant organizations to protest ICE raids Tuesday, January 26, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Protesters in SF demand protection for undocumented immigrants

Sixteen protesters were arrested Tuesday afternoon during a rally protesting against the…

Officers arrest a protester outside of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services building in downtown San Francisco during a rally by immigrant organizations to protest ICE raids Tuesday, January 26, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Christopher Muhammad, San Francisco Bay Area Minister of the Nation of Islam, speaking to protesters at a Mario Woods gathering in front of the police headquarters on Tuesday Dec. 29, 2015. (Michael Barba / SF Examiner)

Mario Woods protest prompts SFPD to cancel Suhr’s forum on black community relations

San Francisco police on Tuesday canceled a forum about police relations with…

Christopher Muhammad, San Francisco Bay Area Minister of the Nation of Islam, speaking to protesters at a Mario Woods gathering in front of the police headquarters on Tuesday Dec. 29, 2015. (Michael Barba / SF Examiner)

22 arrested while calling for boycott of non-union hotels

Nearly two-dozen demonstrators were arrested Monday evening while blocking the entrance to…

Climate change activists gathered at the corner of Bush and Montgomery streets Monday, September 28, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Climate change activists shut down traffic in SF’s Financial District

Climate change protesters gathered at the corner of Bush and Montgomery streets…

Climate change activists gathered at the corner of Bush and Montgomery streets Monday, September 28, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Climate change activists gathered at the corner of Bush and Montgomery streets Monday, September 28, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Climate change protesters arrested at Financial District intersection

About 100 climate change activists shut down an intersection and bank in…

Climate change activists gathered at the corner of Bush and Montgomery streets Monday, September 28, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar gestures during a news conference, Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, in Clayton, Mo.  (Jeff Roberson/AP)

St. Louis County chief regained control of Ferguson protests

FERGUSON, Mo. — As another protest on Ferguson's beleaguered West Florissant Avenue…

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar gestures during a news conference, Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, in Clayton, Mo.  (Jeff Roberson/AP)