An Iraq War veteran who was seriously hurt during a police raid on an Occupy Oakland encampment last year is suing Alameda County for abuse during his 18 hours in jail.
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.
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.
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 Police Chief Howard Jordan said Friday that he wants to discipline 44 of his officers for misconduct in their handling of Occupy Oakland protesters at three major demonstrations in the past year.
Crews Monday were cleaning up the damage left by protesters who smashed windows and threw paint at a number of buildings in downtown Oakland on Sunday night.
Documents show the FBI was keeping a watchful eye on Occupy Oakland protests last year.
A 24-year-old Elk Grove man has been sentenced to six months in jail and five years probation and restitution for his part in an Occupy Oakland demonstration last fall.
KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier said it’s possible the department could taken over following the latest report from a federal court appointed monitor.
KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier weighs in on whether the Occupy Oakland movement is losing steam and losing members.