Police in riot gear watched 200 protesters dismantled the west Oakland encampment Tuesday night. Protesters were warned to clear out by 8:30 p.m.
Police cleared an Occupy Oakland encampment from Snow Park early Monday morning, leaving Oakland without any Occupy encampment for the first time since Oct. 26.
A 23-year-old man was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly carrying a concealed, unloaded handgun inside the Occupy SF encampment at San Francisco’s Justin Herman Plaza, a police spokesman said Wednesday.
“Occupy Oakland” protesters were given a notice by city officials Thursday to vacate Frank Ogawa Plaza, but the order was not enforced overnight and demonstrators say they don’t plan on leaving.
The summertime hunt for covert marijuana growing operations in California could be seriously scaled back next year unless state officials find a way to restore $1 million of lost funding.
Parents in Oakland may have a tougher time finding city-sponsored activities for their children this summer because the city may not be able to afford services and programs that have been offered in past years.
A norovirus outbreak that sickened 75 students and adults at Walker Creek Ranch last week has been traced to a student who was exposed to the virus before arriving at the west Marin County outdoor education school.