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Analysis: The Current State of Occupy Oakland

January 31, 2012 | 1:41 pm

Analysis: The Current State of Occupy Oakland

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After last weekend’s arrests of hundreds of people participating in the Occupy Oakland demonstration, various cross-currents seem to be roiling the group and its relationship with both city leaders and the community. The Chronicle today reports on a split in the movement over the use of violence. Meanwhile, the battered image of the Oakland Police […]

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Interview: Oakland Hip Hop History and the Current Scene

November 14, 2011 | 4:26 pm

Interview: Oakland Hip Hop History and the Current Scene

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Well it hasn’t exactly been a banner few weeks for Oakland, what with the city pre-Occupied with a wrenching series of actions and/or inactions (depending on your point of view) against protesters camping on Frank Ogawa Plaza. So let’s send a little good news about Oaktown your way. Last month, our news associate Oakland Local […]

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Analysis: Chief Batts’ Tenure at OPD, and the Department Going Forward

October 14, 2011 | 4:33 pm

Analysis: Chief Batts’ Tenure at OPD, and the Department Going Forward

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Mayor Jean Quan yesterday named Oakland Assistant Police Chief Howard Jordan as acting head of the department, following the surprise resignation of Anthony Batts earlier in the week. KQED’s Molly Samuel on Wednesday talked to Jennifer Inez Ward of KQED News associate Oakland Local about Batts’ tenure and the issues his eventual replacement will face. […]

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