Michael Moore addressed hundreds of anti-Wall Street protesters in front of Oakland’s City Hall, saying events over the past week have helped change the national discussion about the movement.
Oakland’s acting police chief defended the use of force this week during Occupy Oakland protests as national criticism mounted over his and Mayor Jean Quan’s actions in breaking up protester encampments.
A crowd of at least 1,000 people, many holding candles, attended a vigil Thursday for the Iraq War veteran who suffered a fractured skull during a clash between demonstrators and police.
Mayor Jean Quan released a written statement Thursday night addressing “Occupy Oakland” demonstrators, after being booed as she tried to speak to protesters.
The Iraq War veteran who was critically injured in a clash between police and Occupy Oakland protesters earlier this week was upgraded to fair condition on Thursday, doctors said.
A Marine who had served two tours of duty in Iraq was critically injured during an altercation between police and protesters on the streets of Oakland Tuesday night.