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October 26, 2012 | 10:01 am

Video: Injured Iraq Vet Scott Olsen Explain Occupy Oakland’s Decline

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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 […]

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Photos and Video: Occupy Oakland Anniversary Protest

October 25, 2012 | 3:43 pm

Photos and Video: Occupy Oakland Anniversary Protest

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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. […]

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Oakland Police Officers Disciplined for Occupy Protest Misconduct

October 12, 2012 | 1:43 pm

Oakland Police Officers Disciplined for Occupy Protest Misconduct

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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 […]

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November 28, 2011 | 9:46 am

Live Reporting From UC Regents Teleconference

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The University of California is live streaming audio of the meeting. Here’s a live stream of tweets about today’s UC Regents meeting. The regents are dialing in from four locations to discuss next year’s budget. Student protests are planned at a number of campuses. The agenda allows for a one hour window for public comment […]

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Demonstration at Pacific Steel Briefly Turns Violent

March 22, 2011 | 3:25 pm

Demonstration at Pacific Steel Briefly Turns Violent

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Our reporter Peter Jon Shuler was on scene at Pacific Steel in Berkeley Tuesday, where he says protests briefly flared and turned violent. Hundreds of workers picketed the plant today. They went on strike yesterday over having to pay more of their health benefits, which they say amounts to about a 10 percent pay cut. […]

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