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Bay Area Women’s Marches attract thousands opposing Trump

Countless pink knit hats came out of storage as tens of thousands of protesters shouted and streamed through downtown San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose and other communities in the second incarnation of the Women’s March. In San Francisco, an enormous crowd jammed Civic Center Plaza for a rally, then marched down Market Street to the Embarcadero in a wave of people that stretched for blocks. In Oakland, the protesters crowded the shore of Lake Merritt, then made their way to City Hall. Other Northern California crowds gathered in Walnut Creek, Pacifica and even fired-up Chico in Butte County. The raucous and peaceful local events were part of dozens of marches around the U.S.

Article by By Jenna Lyons, Joaquin Palomino and Steve Rubenstein (c) Page One News - Read full story here.