Scott Olsen

Oakland Cop Who Fired Tear Gas Canister At Occupy Protesters Will Return To JobThe Oakland police officer who was fired three years ago for firing a tear gas canister into a crowd at an Occupy Oakland protest will return to work.
$4.5M Settlement Reached For Iraq War Vet Injured In Occupy Oakland Protest An Iraq War veteran who was critically wounded when he was hit in the head with a police projectile during a 2011 Occupy Oakland protest will receive a $4.5 million settlement from the city of Oakland, his attorneys announced Friday.
Oakland Settles With Injured Occupy Protester For $645,000The 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.
Protesters Hold Sit-In At Oakland Obama Campaign HeadquartersSix protesters were arrested Thursday night for holding a sit-in inside President Obama’s campaign headquarters in Oakland and refusing to leave.
Injured Occupy Oakland Protester To File Claim Against CityScott Olsen, an Occupy Oakland protester seriously injured during an October demonstration, plans to file a claim against the city of Oakland, his attorney said Friday.
Third Eye Blind Writes 'Occupy' AnthemThe San Francisco rooted band Third Eye Blind writes a new single about the Occupy Wall Street movement and clips audio from the Oakland protest...
Injured Veteran Plans To Resume Protests After Occupy Oakland ClashIn his first statement since being seriously injured during a clash between Oakland police and Occupy demonstrators, Scott Olsen said he is feeling a lot better.
Fake Oakland Mayor's Website Offers Bogus Apology To DemonstratorsA website claiming to be the official site of Oakland Mayor Jean Quan appeared recently, mimicking the official Oakland website almost entirely.
Occupy San Francisco Demonstrators March Through CityDemonstrators are on the march through the streets of San Francisco as they take part in what’s being termed by Occupy Wall Street organizers as a Halloween march and rally.
Statewide 'Occupy' Protests Planned For SaturdayMore Wall Street protests are planned around California on Saturday, including in Oakland, where police and demonstrators faced off earlier this week.
Filmmaker Moore Addresses Oakland ProtestersMichael 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.
Criticism Mounts Over ‘Occupy Oakland’ Violence; Police Chief Defends Use Of ForceOakland’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.