Oakland's Art & Soul Festival Celebrates Local TalentThe 12th Annual Art and Soul Festival in downtown Oakland kicked things off Saturday with a number of new additions. Focusing on homegrown talent...
Report Criticizes Oakland Police Response To Occupy ProtestAn independent report said that the Oakland Police’s handling of a violent protest involving anti-Wall Street demonstrators was flawed due to inadequate staffing, poor planning and training.
Oakland Officials Seek Vandalism Video, Photos From ProtestsOakland city officials are asking members of the public to submit video or photographic evidence of vandalism associated with recent protests.
Oakland Businesses Regroup After Day Of Protest While damage wasn’t as extensive compared to previous protests, businesses in downtown Oakland were once again trying to recover Wednesday following May Day demonstrations.
Oakland Police Order May Day Protesters To Leave; SF Building OccupiedAt least 23 people were arrested during May Day protests in Oakland on Tuesday. Meanwhile, police in riot gear faced off with dozens of protesters who occupied a building in San Francisco.
Bay Area Protests and Picket Lines Planned For May DayBay Area labor unions along with the Occupy movement are planning protests, picket lines and walkouts on May Day.
Occupy Oakland March Mostly Peaceful, 2 ArrestsTwo were arrested when several protesters attempted to interfere with a traffic stop during a mostly peaceful anti-police march in Oakland Saturday night, police said.
Counter-Protesters Criticize Occupy Oakland TacticsA day of action by Occupy Oakland activists on Monday resulted in tense encounters with police and counter-protesters but there weren’t any arrests or reports of violence.
Officials Name Occupy Oakland Protesters Ordered To Stay AwayTwelve people charged with crimes in connection with Occupy Oakland protests have been ordered to stay away from Frank Ogawa Plaza and the Oakland Convention Center.
Oakland Tries To Recover From Weekend 'Occupy' DamageOakland City Hall reopened Monday after municipal employees worked to clean up damage they said was caused over the weekend by Occupy protesters, about 400 of whom were arrested following clashes with police.
Oakland Mayor Assesses Damage From Occupy ProtestsSaturday's break-in culminated a day of clashes between protesters and police. Interim Police Chief Howard Jordan said nearly 400 people were arrested on charges ranging from failure to disperse and vandalism.
Occupy Oakland Protest Turns Violent; Hundreds ArrestedPolice arrested around 200 Occupy Oakland protesters during a day of action Saturday that began with the protesters' attempt to take over a vacant building to establish a community center there.
Oakland Warns Occupy Protesters Not To Take Over BuildingIn a statement Friday, Oakland City Administrator Deanna Santana said the city would not be “bullied by threats of violence or illegal activity.”
Occupy Oakland Plans Building Takeover SaturdayOccupy Oakland activists said they plan to take over a vacant building at an undisclosed location somewhere in the city on Saturday to establish a new home.
Occupy Oakland Protesters Shut Down City HallOakland City Hall was shut down Thursday afternoon, after two dozen Occupy Oakland protesters tried to storm the building.