Certainly not a good tactic to win the public's support. Police fired flash-bang grenades and tear gas at the crowd. They moved to the Powell Street Center nearby, breaking into Ross, Men’s Wearhouse, Chase bank, Metro PCS and Starbucks. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group), OAKLAND, CA - MAY 30: View of a security booth window damaged by gunshots at the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, May 30, 2020. People are protesting all over the country because of George Floyd’s death by a Minneapolis police officer. Protests started peacefully earlier Saturday in San Francisco. “When the police in Oakland killed Oscar Grant in 2009, they were teaching you something,” said Reiko Redmonde, owner of Berkeley’s Revolution Books, alluding to Grant’s infamous shooting death at the hands of BART officer Johannes Mehserle at the Fruitvale transit station. 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Protests Over George Floyd`s Death. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group), OAKLAND, CA - MAY 30: Police from different agencies in riot gear stand guard after vandals looted Best Buy in Oakland, Calif., during the second night of protests over George Floyd's death by the Minneapolis police on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Best 3 Star Hotels in San Francisco on Tripadvisor: Find 42,632 traveler reviews, 13,065 candid photos, and prices for 24 three star hotels in Union Square (San Francisco), California, United States. The Union Square district is the third largest shopping area in the United States; The site of Union Square was originally a sand dune, later becoming a public park in 1850; Union Square featured in 2 Alfred Hitchcock movies, Vertigo in 1958, and in the opening scene of his 1963 classic, The Birds [38], Protesters lined up along Third Street in the North Bay on May 31 in San Rafael. Another march to San Francisco Police Headquarters occurred earlier in the day. She previously covered housing and real estate for the San Francisco Business Times. Many downtown businesses were damaged and looted. SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A San Francisco protest over the death of George Floyd while in police custody that had been peaceful much of Saturday turned ugly shortly before 9 p.m. as looters broke off and began smashing shop windows and looting stores in Union Square and on Market Street. Demonstrators gather at San Francisco City Hall on Sunday, May 31, 2020, to protest the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. One of the Federal Protective Officers died while the other sustained injuries, according to a statement from FBI San Francisco. There have been a series of protests in the San Francisco Bay Area related to the killing of George Floyd on May 25, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, while in police custody. [10], On June 2, protesters marched from downtown Ross to Marin City. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group), OAKLAND, CA - MAY 30: Police in riot gear shoot tear gas to disperse the crowd on Telegraph Avenue in the Uptown area in Oakland, Calif., during the second night of protests over George Floyd's death by the Minneapolis police on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Two federal officers were shot at the corner of Jefferson St. and 12th St. outside the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building. People protested last night all over the country because of George Floyd’s death by a Minneapolis police officer. That calm shattered within moments when a single water bottle sailed past the police line. [45] A 17-year-old boy was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon a week after allegedly trying to run over protesters with a pickup truck near Old Courthouse Square, and accelerating towards Fourth Street. In one of the most violent instances from the night, a sheriff’s deputy fired at an SUV that fled after plowing into a group of protesters. 10/24 – SF – “March Against Extinction” Climate change rally – Union Square to City Hall – 1-2:30pm 10/24 – Danville – Peaceful Protest for BLM … (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group), OAKLAND, CA - MAY 30: FBI agents return to their vehicle parked outside a security booth damaged by gunshots at the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, May 30, 2020. [16], About 300 people marched from downtown Petaluma to the Sonoma-Marin County Fairgrounds in Petaluma on May 31. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group), SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- MAY 30: Police secure the Westfield San Francisco Centre on Market Street after it was broken into on Saturday, May 30, 2020, the second day of Bay Area unrest over the George Floyd killing in Minneapolis. One site reported that multiple protesters were injured, but none were reported to be major or required medical attention. 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[11], On June 4, at Mountain View, a large crowd gathered at the intersection of San Antonio Road and El Camino Real the night of June 4 to protest police violence. [23] The archbishop of San Francisco, Salvatore Cordileone, described the toppling of the saint's statue as "an act of sacrilege [and] an act of the Evil One", and on June 27 performed an exorcism at the site using the Prayer to Saint Michael. Floyd’s death has drawn condemnation from all corners of the country, including a chorus of police leaders. Duration: 02:21 10/3/2020. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group), OAKLAND, CA - MAY 30: Jen Murphy, of Oakland, grabbed a broom and started sweeping broken glass at the Walgreens on Broadway in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, May 30, 2020. [8], Protests were held at Cloverdale Plaza on May 31. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group), OAKLAND, CA - MAY 30: People stop to examine the damage to a Target store in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, May 30, 2020. At a CVS drug store on Geary and Mason, alarms sounded as people jumped out of broken windows carrying bags of merchandise. Police arrested seven men with guns who said they were trying to defend their property. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group), SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- MAY 30: Protesters shut down the 4th Street offramp of Interstate 80 in San Francisco, Calif., Saturday, May 30, 2020, on the second day of Bay Area unrest over the George Floyd killing in Minneapolis. 101, March in San Jose", "Demonstrators Protesting George Floyd's Death Clash With Police in San Jose", "East San Jose protesters vandalizing people's cars on the freeway, trying to drag people out of their cars and blocking traffic. The name, Union Square, refers to the park that is bordered by Geary, Powell, Post and Stockton streets. [18], On June 2, about 2,000 demonstrated in front of the old San Mateo County Courthouse in Redwood City. [56][57] Boogaloo movement member Steven Carrillo was charged with the murder on June 16. [55] The Department of Homeland Security labeled the shooting an act of domestic terrorism. A woman had been struck over the left eye with a projectile the day prior in Santa Rosa. A previously scheduled protest in Napa was cancelled due to unfounded reports of outside groups threatening to disrupt the rally. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Organized by People Power Assemblies NYC. One protester was captured on video punching a police officer in the face. Two federal officers were shot at the corner of Jefferson St. and 12th St. outside the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building. As cities across the country tried to quell another night of violence in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced a curfew Saturday night and asked for the National Guard to help restore order. People are protesting all over the country because of George Floyd’s death by a Minneapolis police officer. [46][47], There were about 200 protesters in downtown Sebastopol on June 3. San Francisco Mayor London Breed issued a curfew. Its name denotes that "here was the union of the two principal thoroughfares of the island". People are protesting all over the country because of George Floyd’s death by a Minneapolis police officer. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci), SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- MAY 30: Cartier was one of the many stores looted in San Francisco's Union Square district, Saturday, May 30, 2020, on the second day of Bay Area unrest over the George Floyd killing in Minneapolis. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group), SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- MAY 30: A patrol car closes off Valencia Street in San Francisco, Calif., after a group of protesters gathered in front of the Mission Police Station, Saturday, May 30, 2020, on the second day of Bay Area unrest over the George Floyd killing in Minneapolis. Duration: 01:42 5/30/2020. Mayors of SF Union Square planter box listing - thru Newsom.JPG 4 000 × 3 000 ; 2,08 Mio. Marisa Kendall covers homelessness as part of the Bay Area News Group's housing team. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group), OAKLAND, CA - MAY 30: Police officers brings back a flat TV left in the parking lot after vandals looted Best Buy in Oakland, Calif., during the second night of protests over George Floyd's death by the Minneapolis police on Saturday, May 30, 2020. [34][35] A cultural bias trainer for the San Jose police was shot in the groin by a San Jose police officer, causing a testicle to rupture. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group), EMERYVILLE, CA - MAY 30: Vandals exit BevMo after looting at Powell Street Center in Emeryville, Calif., during the second night of protests over George Floyd's death by the Minneapolis police on Saturday, May 30, 2020. People are protesting all over the country because of George Floyd’s death by a Minneapolis police officer. According to the San Francisco Planning Department, Chinatown is "the most densely populated urban area west of Manhattan", with 34,557 residents living in 20 square blocks. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group), SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- MAY 30: A firefighters stands in the doorway of the Dolce & Gabbana store soaked by water sprinklers set off by looters ransacking San Francisco's Union Square district, Saturday, May 30, 2020, on the second day of Bay Area unrest over the George Floyd killing in Minneapolis. A replica of the Goddess of Democracy used in the Tiananmen Square protest was built in 1999 by Thomas Marsh and stands in the square. A march for racial justice Friday night turned ugly as hundreds of protesters converged on Union Square and frightened crowds of shoppers by smashing windows and attacking police. Although law enforcement managed to keep people off the freeway in San Francisco earlier Saturday, after dark, looters picked clean a Swarovski jewelry and looted a Walgreens at Hayes and Market. At 14th and Broadway in Oakland, where broken glass from windows smashed Friday at Walgreens were still scattered across the sidewalk, protesters chanted “no justice, no peace, no racist police.”, “I’m out here because I don’t want my daughter to die,” said Lisa Cardoso, 41, of Oakland, who brought her 10-year-old daughter, Tianna Jackson, who is black, to her first protest. Several businesses in the shopping area of the Oakland-Emeryville border were looted with plenty of time to choose merchandise due to the slow response by police. Photo about May 30 2020 Union Square New York City. Protesters screamed and sprinted en masse down the street to hide behind cars and pillars before turning back toward police, beginning a cat-and-mouse that lasted for the next few hours. Hundreds of Bay Area residents protest crackdown on Indian farmers Many businesses in the area were ransacked or had their windows smashed. Guitar Center and Urban Outfitters on Shellmound were also hit. People are protesting all over the country because of George Floyd’s death by a Minneapolis police officer. [21] On June 6, a protest on the Golden Gate Bridge drew thousands of attendees. In the morning, people knelt on the lawn for nine minutes at Burgess Park and listened to speakers including Menlo Park's first African-American female mayor before marching to El Camino Park. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group), OAKLAND, CA - MAY 30: A dumpster is set on fire at 19th Street near Franklin Street in Oakland, Calif., during the second night of protests over George Floyd's death by the Minneapolis police on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Chabad of San Francisco Rabbi Yosef Langer, right, speaks after lighting the menorah in Union Square while Brian Webster holds a cellphone with a … Many downtown businesses were damaged and looted. [51][52], On June 1, a few hundred protesters attempting to walk onto I-680 in Walnut Creek were almost immediately met with tear gas, rubber bullets, and dogs. Image of people, york, death - 185096194 Police say many of … [43], On May 31, a 33-year-old man was injured in the lower face from a stingball grenade that was fired from an officer. In Union Square, police quickly crowded the Saks Fifth Avenue where looters had broken in. CLICK HERE if you are having trouble viewing the photo gallery on your mobile device. Two federal officers were shot at the corner of Jefferson St. and 12th St. outside the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group), OAKLAND, CA - MAY 30: An Oakland firefighter extinguishes a trash fire at the corner of 20th Street and Broadway in Oakland, Calif., during the second night of protests over George Floyd's death by the Minneapolis police on Saturday, May 30, 2020. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group), OAKLAND, CA - MAY 30: An armored vehicle is parked at the corner of Jefferson St. and 12th St. by a security booth damaged by gunshots at the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Around Union Square, hammering, buzz saws and the scrubbing of spray paint were heard on Sunday. If you are planning an event in San Francisco, we offer 10,000 square feet of updated venues, including the Union Square Ballroom and 30th-floor event spaces with panoramic views of downtown. The protest, which shut down El Camino Real while protesters marched to the Mountain View City Hall, was organized by several seniors at Los Altos High School with civics teacher Seth Donnelly. Union SQ SF Bay Area Getty Images offers exclusive rights-ready and premium royalty-free analog, HD, and 4K video of the highest quality. Leonardo Castañeda is a reporter covering demographics and the income divide as part of The Mercury News’ Living in the Bay Area team. Early in the evening, protesters were outnumbered by dozens of police officers who stood by, watching them from both sides of the street. 4 stabbed and one shot as Trump supporters and opponents clash The new day of demonstrations followed several chaotic confrontations that took place across the country Friday, as protesters came out to the streets by the thousands to denounce the killing of Floyd, an African-American man, by police officers in Minneapolis earlier this week. 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