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An overflow of supplies for protesters at a collection spot in Oakland.
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Jim Taylor
June 05, 2020 - 4:51 pm
An East Bay group says it wants to help keep the demonstrations going and they're accepting donations of food, masks, and medical supplies for protesters.
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OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - MAY 29: Demonstrators hold up their arms during a protest sparked by the death of George Floyd while in police custody on May 29, 2020 in Oakland, California.
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Margie Shafer
June 05, 2020 - 4:07 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered the immediate end of a state police tactic called the "carotid hold" following days of sometimes violent protests in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
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Protesters take a knee on Flatbush Avenue in front of New York City police officers during a solidarity rally for George Floyd, Thursday, June 4, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
AP News
June 05, 2020 - 3:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Another day of protests over the death of George Floyd brought more examples of New York City officials downplaying or denying the police department’s rough treatment of protesters — even when it was caught on video. Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday said he had personally seen “no use...
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Buffalo
Tom Puckett
June 05, 2020 - 3:21 pm
Buffalo Police Benevolent Association President John Evans says all 57 members of the Buffalo Police Emergency Reponse Team have resigned from that team in support of two suspended Buffalo Police officers.
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California will begin allowing the reopening of schools, day camps, bars, gyms and some professional sports with modifications at the end of next week.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
June 05, 2020 - 3:09 pm
California will begin allowing the reopening of schools, day camps, bars, gyms and some professional sports with modifications at the end of next week.
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Stylist Kayla Addink arranges items in her workspace Thursday, June 4, 2020, as she prepares for her first day back on the job at the West View Barber Shop when most of southwest Pennsylvania loosens COVID-19 restrictions on Friday in West View, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
AP News
June 05, 2020 - 11:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment dropped unexpectedly in May to 13.3% as reopened businesses began recalling millions of workers faster than economists had predicted, triggering a rally Friday on Wall Street and giving President Donald Trump something to boast about amid his reelection bid. The...
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BLM
Sam Masterson
June 05, 2020 - 7:20 am
BLM masks meant for protesters seized by law enforcement… Four boxes each contained 500 masks and were mailed from Oakland, California by a The Movement for Black Lives.
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Restaurants in San Mateo County open for outdoor dining Saturday.
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Margie Shafer
June 05, 2020 - 4:00 am
Shelter-in-place orders are being loosened in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties where, among other things, diners can start eating outside again this weekend. However, it may take a little time for the businesses to get up to speed.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
June 04, 2020 - 8:28 pm
As protests continue around the Bay Area and around the country, legislators now have the challenge of taking the sentiment and turning it into policy.
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Mill Valley's mayor apologizes for insensitive comments about the Black Lives Matter movement.
Megan Goldsby/KCBS Radio
Megan Goldsby
June 04, 2020 - 4:20 pm
An angry group of Mill Valley residents gathered Thursday night in the town's Depot Plaza for a chance to meet with the mayor who has come under fire for controversial comments about the Black Lives Matter movement.
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