Oakland Police Use Streaming Video To Monitor May Day Occupy ProtestsOakland's police chief and mayor watched from a command center downtown as the events of the May Day protests unfolded in real time a few blocks away, thanks to streaming video cameras carried by several police officers and live webcam feeds posted online by the demonstrators themselves.
$25K Donated To Vandalized SF Mission District BusinessesSan Francisco-based Wells Fargo on Wednesday announced it was donating $25,000 to help small businesses in the city’s Mission District rebuild after protesters vandalized more than 20 businesses in the neighborhood on Monday.
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 Tally 39 Arrests In May Day ProtestsLarge protests in Oakland on Tuesday to mark May Day were mostly peaceful but 39 people were arrested, city of Oakland officials said Wednesday.
Accused SF Occupy Brick Thrower Had Previous Run-In, Faces FeloniesA man accused of tossing bricks into a crowd of people during Tuesday’s San Francisco May Day protests will face felony charges, according to the San Francisco Police department.
Police Remove Protesters From Occupied San Francisco BuildingPolice began making arrests early Wednesday morning, removing protesters from a building owned by the Catholic archdiocese of San Francisco that was occupied during May Day protests.
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.
Phil Matier: Why Transit, City Workers Are Willing To StrikeThe labor movement and Occupy have teamed up for some powerful protests this May Day, but unions were apprehensive of initial plans to "shut down" the Golden Gate Bridge.
Vandals Attack Police Station, Businesses In SF Mission District ProtestOne person was arrested after a protest march in the San Francisco's Mission District led to acts of vandalism, including against the Mission police station, authorities said.
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 Calls For Tuesday General StrikeOccupy Oakland members are calling for a general strike on Tuesday—May Day—as a show of unity between union and non-union workers.
Contract Battle Sets Up Possible ‘Occupy’ Shutdown Attempt On Golden Gate Bridge Unions are calling for a mass rally and action next Tuesday, the same day as the mass actions being called by local Occupy movement organizers.
Organizers Say SF Protest Signals Reemergence Of Occupy MovementSan Francisco Tuesday had the biggest Occupy protest on either side of the bay, since encampments were shut down last year. Many activists at Tuesday's 'Occupy Wells Fargo' action called it a reemergence of Occupy.
Arrests Made As SF Protest Targets Wells Fargo MeetingAuthorities arrested 24 protesters who were part of a group attempting to disrupt the Wells Fargo shareholder meeting in downtown San Francisco Tuesday afternoon.
OPD Training Staff To Better Handle Occupy-Style ProtestsThe Oakland Police Department is changing its crowd management policies after it received more than a thousand complaints stemming from scuffles during last year's Occupy protests.