Man Charged With Murder In Berkeley Hills KillingAn Alameda man was charged with murder Wednesday for allegedly killing a Berkeley hills homeowner with a flowerpot on Saturday night, according to court documents.
Ignored 911 Call Turns Fatal In Berkeley; Police Busy With Occupy ProtestBerkeley police acknowledge they didn’t immediately respond to a call in the hills that would eventually result in last Saturday's homicide, because they were planning for an Occupy protest headed to UC Berkeley.
Berkeley Police Review Mutual Aid Policy Following Occupy OaklandBerkeley leaders are revamping the mutual aid policy for the city's police department in response to allegations of police misconduct against Oakland officers in the crackdown on Occupy protestors.
Occupy Protester Arrested, Allegedly Violated ‘Stay Away’ OrderAn Occupy protester was arrested in Oakland this week after allegedly violating an order to stay away from Frank Ogawa Plaza in Downtown Oakland.
Quan Says Oakland ‘On The Rise’ In Speech, Ignores OccupyMayor Jean Quan didn’t mention the Occupy Oakland protests that have brought attention to her city except to obliquely say that the city has experienced “lots of turns” and “challenges.”
Oakland City Council Votes Down Tougher Protest PolicingOccupy protesters shouted down members of the Oakland City Council during a meeting at which the board was planned to vote on bolstering enforcement of protests in the city.
Hacker Group Posts Addresses Of Top Oakland OfficialsThe hacker group Anonymous appears to have posted the addresses and other personal information of Oakland city officials to the Internet.
Phil Matier: Oakland Considers Strengthening Protest LawsThe Oakland City Council plans Tuesday to consider strengthening enforcement of its protest-related laws in response to a series of Occupy demonstrations.
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.
Oakland Police Block Path Of Occupy Protest MarchAbout 70 Occupy Protesters marched through downtown Oakland Saturday night.
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.
Phil Matier: Oakland Police Gear Up For Weekend Occupy ProtestOakland police are gearing up for another busy weekend as Occupy protesters have vowed to take to the streets Saturday night.
Oakland Police Video Shows Protesters In City Hall, Burning FlagPolice have released surveillance video they say shows Occupy demonstrators breaking into City Hall during the protests in Oakland Saturday night.
Occupy Oakland Members Claim Police Abuse During Saturday ProtestMembers of Occupy Oakland stood on the steps of Oakland City Hall on Wednesday, making claims of excessive force and baseless arrests during demonstrations Saturday.
Last Minute Budget Talks Save Popular Oakland ProgramsOakland leaders have agreed to eliminate 105 city positions to fill a $28 million budget gap caused by the loss of state redevelopment money. However, last minute negotiations were able to save popular programs from deep cuts.