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Photo by Joe Rivano Barros.

33 Arrests, Chaos as Supporters of Hunger Strikers and Sheriff’s Deputies Clash at City Hall

A protest at City Hall on Friday night saw dozens of protesters and several journalists shoved and manhandled by sheriff’s deputies who arrested 33 people, including one juvenile. Swarms of deputies wearing riot helmets and armed with batons pushed...
Protesters demanding fair wages gather at San Francisco City College's Mission Campus in strike on April 27. Photo by Laura Waxmann

City College Students, Faculty Demand Fair Wages in Day-Long Strike

Some 25 teachers and students gathered on Wednesday morning at the Mission District Campus of City College to denounce unfair labor practices at the community college stemming from low wages paid to teachers. The chants...
File photo: Ilyich Sato, also known as the rapper Equipto, speaks at a community meeting about police shootings. Photo by Lola M. Chavez

Mother and Son Will Begin Hunger Strike Today at SF Mission District Police Station

A group of Mission activists announced today that they will stage a hunger strike, beginning Thursday, April 21, until San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee steps down or Police Chief Greg Suhr is fired. Rapper Equipto (whose legal...