Tag: Occupy Oakland
A denunciation of the tech sector and its workers as protest over Silicon Valley shuttles escalates.
City Council votes to pay $645,000 to man who suffered lacerated spleen in police beating.
Police brutality has helped slow the momentum of Occupy Oakland, injured Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen said on Thursday in an interview with KQED reporter Andrew Stelzer. Olsen became a poster child for the Occupy Movement after a projectile fired by Oakland police hit him in the head as police were clearing an Occupy camp […]
About 200 Occupy Oakland demonstrators and supporters marched through the city Thursday to mark the one-year anniversary of the police raid on Occupy tents in front of City Hall. The protest was relatively uneventful, despite concerns from some business owners who had boarded up their windows and doors in an effort to prevent property destruction. […]
A.M. Splash: Support Drops for Brown’s Tax Plan; Occupy Plans Return in Oakland; Formaldehyde Found in Day Cares; S. Mateo Bans Plastic Bags
Brown’s tax plan falls below 50% in poll (SF Chronicle) Support for the ballot measure Gov. Jerry Brown is touting as crucial to averting huge cuts in public schools and universities has fallen below the 50 percent majority needed for passage, according to a poll released Wednesday night by the Public Policy Institute of California. […]
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Two police officers should be fired and another 42 officers disciplined for misconduct during the Occupy Oakland protests that turned violent late last year and in January, city leaders said Friday. The early findings come from a police internal affairs investigation triggered by more than 1,100 complaints issued against officers following […]
OAKLAND (Bay City News) An Occupy Oakland protester who was convicted of felony vandalism for smashing the windows of an Oakland police Internal Affairs and Recruiting Office during a general strike protest last November was sentenced today to five years probation. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Jon Rolefson also sentenced Cesar Aguirre, 24, of Elk […]
The City of Oakland released an independent report that they commissioned to review the police department’s actions during the Occupy Oakland protests on October 25th. The report found that the police response was “flawed by inadequate staffing, insufficient planning, lack of understanding of modern crowd management techniques, and outdated policies and protocols.” The report makes […]
Thousands took to the streets in Greenbrae, San Francisco and Oakland to protest for immigration reform, better health benefits and to support unions. View more photos from the day. Oakland At about 8:30 p.m. Oakland police declared an unlawful assembly and asked the thousands of protesters gathered at Frank Ogawa Plaza to disperse. Here, police […]