OAKLAND (AP) — Protests against the shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin returned to California's streets with small crowds marching in several cities. But there were few arrests, and no reports of major violence, authorities said Saturday.
More demonstrations were planned over the weekend.
In Oakland, about 250 people marched and rode bicycles through downtown and blocked streets before dispersing by midnight. Police arrested more than a dozen people for crimes, including assault on an officer, as well as pointing a laser at police and at a television news crew, the Oakland Police Department said in a tweet.
Some chanted: "Whose streets? Our streets" and "No ICE, Black and brown must be free," the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
At one point, the paper said police deployed smoke b