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Occupy Oakland Protesters

Occupy Oakland To Mark Anniversary, Large Police Presence Expected

The 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 Talent

Oakland’s Art & Soul Festival Celebrates Local Talent

The 12th Annual Art and Soul Festival in downtown Oakland kicked things off Saturday with a number of new additions. Focusing on homegrown talent…


Occupy Oakland Protesters

Report Criticizes Oakland Police Response To Occupy Protest

An independent report said that the Oakland Police’s handling of a violent protest involving anti-Wall Street demonstrators was flawed due to inadequate staffing, poor planning and training.


May Day Activists Mark International Worker's Day In California

Oakland Officials Seek Vandalism Video, Photos From Protests

Oakland city officials are asking members of the public to submit video or photographic evidence of vandalism associated with recent protests.


May Day Activists Mark International Worker's Day In California

Oakland Businesses Regroup After Day Of Protest

While damage wasn’t as extensive compared to previous protests, businesses in downtown Oakland were once again trying to recover Wednesday following May Day demonstrations.


A protester is detained by police during a rally for International Worker's Day on May 1, 2012 in Oakland. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Order May Day Protesters To Leave; SF Building Occupied

At least 23 people were arrested during May Day protests in Oakland on Tuesday. Meanwhile, police in riot gear faced off with dozens of protesters who occupied a building in San Francisco.


Occupy Oakland Calls For General Strike

Bay Area Protests and Picket Lines Planned For May Day

Bay Area labor unions along with the Occupy movement are planning protests, picket lines and walkouts on May Day.


Occupy Oakland protest

Occupy Oakland March Mostly Peaceful, 2 Arrests

Two were arrested when several protesters attempted to interfere with a traffic stop during a mostly peaceful anti-police march in Oakland Saturday night, police said.


Occupy Oakland protest

Counter-Protesters Criticize Occupy Oakland Tactics

A day of action by Occupy Oakland activists on Monday resulted in tense encounters with police and counter-protesters but there weren’t any arrests or reports of violence.


(Clockwise from left) Adam Weathers, Ahimsa Winthunder, Chloe Watlington, Geoffry Weiss, Jason Ozolins and Joanne Warwick. (Oakland Police Department)

Officials Name Occupy Oakland Protesters Ordered To Stay Away

Twelve people charged with crimes in connection with Occupy Oakland protests have been ordered to stay away from Frank Ogawa Plaza and the Oakland Convention Center.