Frank Ogawa Plaza

Adult Recess at Oakland City Hall. (Photo courtesy Doug Sovern/ KCBS)

Adult Recess-Day Activities Overtake Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza

Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza was transformed with a climbing wall, a volleyball court, tug-of-war, and other games for city workers to play with as part of Adult Recess Day.

05/29/2015

Demonstrators hit Oakland streets again last night, upset about the mayor's new tactic to curb out of control protests. (CBS SF)

Protesters Arrested, Cited In Clash With Oakland Police Over Curfew Crackdown

Protesters in Oakland clashed with police over the crackdown on protest marches, which now must be permitted, limited to sidewalks and are subject to curfew. 19 people were cited and four were arrested.

05/25/2015

Protest

Demonstrators March Against Police Brutality In Oakland and San Francisco On New Year’s Eve

Police eyed the crowd for any sign of threats after the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center issued a warning about threats against law enforcement on New Year’s eve.

12/31/2014

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Noose Found Hanging From Tree In Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza; Likely Related To #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Oakland police are investigating a report of a noose found on a tree in Frank Ogawa Plaza on Tuesday.

12/18/2014

Oakland Protest

Demonstrators In Oakland, Berkeley Protest Fatal Missouri Police Shooting Of Michael Brown

Some windows were broken and slogans were spray painted on buildings during a march that stretched from Downtown Oakland to Berkeley Friday evening. The protesters denounced the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

08/15/2014

Occupy Protest - Oakland

Occupy Oakland Marks 2-Year Anniversary Amid Uncertain Future

Two years ago there was a campground at Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza followed by riots in the streets. Today the Occupy Oakland movement commemorated their anniversary and examined what they should do next.

10/11/2013

Police and emergency personnel at the scene of a triple-shooting in downtown Oakland. (CBS)

Woman Killed In Triple-Shooting In Downtown Oakland

A woman was killed and two people were injured in a shooting in downtown Oakland near Frank Ogawa Plaza.

10/05/2013

Oakland activist Joshua Daniels said he was injured by a city public works employee near Frank Ogawa Plaza on August 18, 2013. Daniels was treated for an orbital fracture below his eye and received ten stitches. (CBS)

Oakland Man Says City Employee Assaulted Him Near City Hall

An Oakland man said he was brutally assaulted by a uniformed public works employee in Frank Ogawa Plaza near City Hall over the weekend.

08/21/2013

A sign at the Occupy Oakland encampment at Frank Ogawa Plaza. (CBS)

Peaceful March Held On Occupy Oakland Anniversary

Protesters concluded a circuitous march through downtown Oakland Thursday night that followed a day of protests to mark the anniversary of the day police first cleared the Occupy Oakland encampment.

10/25/2012

Under the eyes of city hall and a statue of Frank H. Ogawa, Occupy Oakland protestors camp in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza on November 13, 2011 in Oakland, California. In the wake of violent confrontations with police, vandalism and the recent shooting near the encampment, Oakland mayor Jean Quan and city administrators have issued eviction notices to protesters at the Occupy Oakland encampment and have asked them to leave immediately.  (Photo by Mathew Sumner/Getty Images)

Oakland Touts Downtown Turnaround In Year After Turbulent Occupy Protests

In the year since a series of Occupy protests turned Oakland upside down, business all over the city has seen a renaissance particularly in the downtown core, city leaders said Wednesday.

10/25/2012

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