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Tag: Occupy San Jose

Can You Shoot a Goose? And Other Bay Area Wildlife Questions

March 14, 2013 | 4:09 pm

Can You Shoot a Goose? And Other Bay Area Wildlife Questions

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By Alex Emslie Ever want to trap a turkey? Eradicate a raccoon? Garrote a goose? You’re not alone. As more and more wild creatures set up housekeeping in Bay Area cities and suburbs, some residents are getting tired of squirrels eating their bird food. They’re furious when raccoons battle their dogs, sad when their roses […]

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November 4, 2011 | 11:49 am

Occupy News Roundup: The Day After; Residents Pack City Council Meeting; Movement Struggles w/ Provocative Fringe; Most Arrestees Local

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Today’s Occupy news stories… Day after: City wakes to ‘disaster’ after peaceful, historic march Occupy infighting: Protesters say fringe group hijacked message (Oakland Tribune) A day after hoisting megaphones and political might, the city of Oakland took to the streets again Thursday — this time armed with scrub brushes, trash bins and the sobering knowledge […]

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October 24, 2011 | 5:00 pm

Interview, Video of the Guy Who Climbed the Wall at Occupy San Jose

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It’s hard not to be Occupied pre-occupied, with stuff like this going on… In the wee small hours of the morning today, Occupy San Jose protester Shaun O’Kelly, 27, “scaled a three-story wall in the San Jose City Hall plaza…hanging a sign from the ledge and vowing to remain up there,” as the Mercury News […]

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A.M. Splash: Occupy Oakland Defiance; Occupy SJ Arrests; Vote-Tampering Charges Against Lee Supporters; SJ Officer-Involved Shooting

October 24, 2011 | 8:49 am

A.M. Splash: Occupy Oakland Defiance; Occupy SJ Arrests; Vote-Tampering Charges Against Lee Supporters; SJ Officer-Involved Shooting

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Occupy Oakland shuts streets, defy eviction order (SF Chronicle) Hundreds of activists with the Occupy Wall Street movement marched Saturday from Oakland City Hall, snaking their way through downtown and around Lake Merritt while they flouted an eviction order. They closed thoroughfares and freeway ramps, invaded one bank and temporarily shut down another as they […]

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What’s Happenin’ Occupy Bay Area?

October 21, 2011 | 2:44 pm

What’s Happenin’ Occupy Bay Area?

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Occupy-Wall Street-wise, is the nation in the middle of the sizzle before the fizzle? Or is this thing going to keep on long enough to get your mom out there with a “No Bulls No Bears Only Pigs” sign? Whether the protests will turn out to be a serious counterweight to the considerable influence of […]

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Occupy Wall Street — Bay Area Editions

October 10, 2011 | 3:35 pm

Occupy Wall Street — Bay Area Editions

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Occupy SF on Twitter Occupy Oakland on Twitter The Occupy Wall Street protests have turned into Occupy Just About Everywhere, and that of course includes the Bay Area. Last week, in San Francisco, the city broke up the Occupy SF encampment that had taken root in front of the Federal Reserve building, but the protesters […]

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A.M. Splash: SJ Police Officer Kills Armed Suspect; Occupy San Jose; Jerry Brown Signs Bill Restricting Rifles, ‘Open Carry’

October 10, 2011 | 8:49 am

A.M. Splash: SJ Police Officer Kills Armed Suspect; Occupy San Jose; Jerry Brown Signs Bill Restricting Rifles, ‘Open Carry’

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San Jose police officer shoots and kills armed suspect (SJ Mercury News) A San Jose police officer shot and killed an armed man who “made a motion that the officer perceived to be a threat,” police spokesman Sgt. Jason Dwyer said. A handgun was recovered near the man. Police did not immediately release the officer’s […]

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