Frank Ogawa Plaza

Adult Recess-Day Activities Overtake Oakland’s Frank Ogawa PlazaOakland'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.
Protesters Arrested, Cited In Clash With Oakland Police Over Curfew CrackdownProtesters 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.
Demonstrators March Against Police Brutality In Oakland and San Francisco On New Year's EvePolice 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.
Noose Found Hanging From Tree In Oakland's Frank Ogawa Plaza; Likely Related To #BlackLivesMatter MovementOakland police are investigating a report of a noose found on a tree in Frank Ogawa Plaza on Tuesday.
Demonstrators In Oakland, Berkeley Protest Fatal Missouri Police Shooting Of Michael BrownSome 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.
Occupy Oakland Marks 2-Year Anniversary Amid Uncertain FutureTwo 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.
Woman Killed In Triple-Shooting In Downtown OaklandA woman was killed and two people were injured in a shooting in downtown Oakland near Frank Ogawa Plaza.
Oakland Man Says City Employee Assaulted Him Near City HallAn Oakland man said he was brutally assaulted by a uniformed public works employee in Frank Ogawa Plaza near City Hall over the weekend.
Peaceful March Held On Occupy Oakland AnniversaryProtesters 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.
Oakland Touts Downtown Turnaround In Year After Turbulent Occupy ProtestsIn 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.
Occupy Oakland To Mark Anniversary, Large Police Presence ExpectedThe City of Oakland and its Police Department are fully aware of the planned Occupy Oakland protest on Thursday, and they are prepared for whatever comes of it.
Oakland's Art & Soul Festival Celebrates Local TalentThe 12th Annual Art and Soul Festival in downtown Oakland kicked things off Saturday with a number of new additions. Focusing on homegrown talent...