General Strike

Occupy San Francisco protesters camp out in Justin Herman Plaza. (AP photo)

Occupy San Francisco Protesters Fears Post-Election Police Raid

Occupy Oakland may be overshadowing it’s San Francisco counterpart in international attention, but SF is considering branching out to Civic Center Plaza as early as this weekend.


Phil Tagami stands at the Rotunda Building door he guarded during the Oakland riots (CBS)

Prominent Oakland Developer Scares Off Occupy Vandals With Shotgun

One of Oakland’s landmark buildings was spared from major damage during the violence that followed Wednesday’s Occupy Oakland general strike, thanks to a man sentry who stood guard in the lobby.


Occupy Oakland protesters set a fire on trash to make a barricade as police officers form a line to disperse them, November 3, 2011. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Dozens Arrested In New Occupy Oakland Clashes; Port Reopens

A small group of protesters was blocking truck traffic at the Port of Oakland a day after a crowd of thousands shut down the major shipping hub. Meanwhile, sporadic confrontations continued overnight between police and Occupy Oakland protesters.


Occupy Oakland Calls For General Strike

Occupy Oakland General Strike Shuts Down Port; Anarchists ‘Bent On Creating Problems’

Thousands of Occupy Oakland protesters demonstrated at the Port of Oakland Wednesday night, effectively shutting down operations.


Broken windows at the Wells Fargo on 12th and Broadway in Oakland. (KCBS)

Banks Targeted In Marches, Rallies During Occupy Oakland General Strike

Groups of Occupy Oakland protesters broke off from a main rally near the city hall plaza to picket at nearby banks during a day where activists called for a general strike.


Occupy Oakland organizers held a press conference October 31, 2011, calling for a general strike on November 2, 2011. (CBS)

Hundreds Of Teachers Expected At Oakland General Strike

Hundreds of teachers will be among thousands expected to participate in the general strike organized by Occupy Oakland on Wednesday.


A Occupy Oakland protester stands in front of the police line as the police block streets near the Oakland City Hall on October 25, 2011. (Kimhiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Accuse Quan Of Mixed Messages On Occupy Protests

The head of the union that represents Oakland’s police officers said Tuesday that officers are “very confused” about what he said are mixed messages from the city’s leaders about Occupy Oakland.


Occupy Oakland organizers held a press conference October 31, 2011, calling for a general strike on November 2, 2011. (CBS)

Occupy Protesters Target Port Of Oakland Amid Call For General Strike

Occupy Oakland protesters said Monday that their plans for a general strike on Wednesday include marching on the Port of Oakland and shutting it down.