Court Dismisses 2011 Police Brutality Claims By Occupy Cal ProtestersA federal appeals court in San Francisco on Thursday dismissed police brutality claims filed in 2011 by 21 demonstrators against administrators and police of the University of California at Berkeley.
$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 City Administrator Suddenly Resigns, Replacement NamedOakland’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.
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.
Ex-Cop In UC Davis Pepper Spraying Reaches $38k Settlement With School 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.
Occupy Oakland Marks 2-Year Anniversary Amid Uncertain FutureTwo 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.
Oakland Reaches Million Dollar Settlement With Group Of Occupy ProtestersThe 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.
Evicted San Francisco Tree-Sitters Clash With PoliceScuffles 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.
SF Police Remove Tree-Sitting Protesters From Hayes Valley PropertySeven 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.
San Francisco Protester Gets 2 Years For Throwing Bricks At PoliceA 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.
Paroled Felon Sentenced To 35 Years For Occupy Oakland Shooting, Sex AssaultA 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 Sue; Claim Arrests Violated Civil RightsOccupy Oakland protesters are suing the city and Alameda County, saying arrests last year violated their civil rights.
Iraq War Veteran Injured During Oakland Occupy Suing Alameda County For AbuseAn Iraq War veteran who was seriously hurt during a police raid on an Occupy Oakland encampment last year is suing Alameda County for abuse during his 18 hours in jail.
Oakland Touts Downtown Turnaround In Year After Turbulent Occupy ProtestsIn the year since a series of Occupy protests turned Oakland upside down, business all over the city has seen a renaissance particularly in the downtown core, city leaders said Wednesday.
Occupy Oakland To Mark Anniversary, Large Police Presence ExpectedThe City of Oakland and its Police Department are fully aware of the planned Occupy Oakland protest on Thursday, and they are prepared for whatever comes of it.