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Oakland’s assistant city administrator has been named to replace City Administrator Deanna Santana effective noon on Tuesday in a sudden announcement by Mayor Jean Quan Tuesday afternoon.
The city of Oakland has agreed to settle a claim by a U.S. Army veteran from the Iraq War who was beaten by a police officer during an Occupy Oakland protest two years ago.
The former police officer who gained national attention after video of him surfaced pepper-spraying University of California, Davis students during an Occupy rally has reached a settlement with the university on a worker’s compensation claim related to the incident.
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.
The Oakland City Council has agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a dozen Occupy Oakland protesters who said they were the victims of excessive force during clashes with police during a protest in 2011.
Scuffles between police and protesters outside of the former site of Hayes Valley Farm in San Francisco have led to the arrest of two protesters Friday evening, according to police.
Seven people were arrested and one was injured early Thursday morning in San Francisco when police used force to evict dozens of tree-sitting protesters occupying a small park in Hayes Valley.
A year to the day after he was arrested for throwing bricks at San Francisco police officers, a protester was sentenced Wednesday to two years in state prison for a felony assault charge, prosecutors said.
A paroled felon was sentenced Thursday to 35 years and eight months in state prison in connection with the fatal shooting death of a man near the former Occupy Oakland encampment in November 2011 and for a sexual assault that occurred five days later.
Occupy Oakland protesters are suing the city and Alameda County, saying arrests last year violated their civil rights.