Asiana Airlines says they will sue Oakland, California television station KTVU for defamation after the station reported the wrong names of the pilots of Asiana Airlines Flight 214.
A four-alarm fire destroys a warehouse at Pier 45 at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, California. More than 150 firefighters are able to contain the blaze and save both the SS "Jeremiah O'Brien", a World War II Liberty ship that saw action on D-Day at Normandy Beach in northwest France; and the USS "Pampanito" submarine, which had six war patrols from March 1944 through early 1945 in the northwestern Pacific Ocean.
Approximately 300 people are arrested in the US city of Oakland, California during Occupy Oakland protests. [http:--old.news.yahoo.com-s-ap-20120129-ap_on_re_us-us_occupy_oakland (AP via Yahoo! News)]date=August 2019
Violent protests occur in Oakland, California following Johannes Mehserle receiving two years jail for the shooting of Oscar Grant on the Bay Area Rapid Transit system with Oakland police chief Anthony Batts expecting to make 150 arrests.