City Of Oakland: Oakland Police “Flawed Response” To Occupy Oakland Oct 25th Protest

The City Of Oakland admits what many have known for months, and almost cost Oakland Mayor Jean Quan her job, a successful recall effort would have given her one of … Read More

Oakland News: Joel Young V. SEIU; Occupy Oakland’s Jessica Hollie Runs For City Council

Joel Young, the AC Transit Board Member and now former candidate for the California Assembly District 18 Seat that’s now a contest between Alameda Vice Mayor Joel Young and Peralta … Read More

Oakland News: Oakland A’s Slide; Blogger VSmoothe Done With Oakland, New Parish Event

A good amount of Oakland News, so let’s get to it. Oakland A’s Slide First, as this is written, the Oakland Athletics are at 22 wins and 29 losses – … Read More

Occupy Wall St. Fights / Arrests Live From New York City #WhileWeWatch

Live video from your iPhone using Ustream Streaming by Ustream Streaming Live by Ustream Streaming Live by Ustream Why is #whilewewatch Watching #OccupyWallSt Media? Tim Pool Arrests being made now … Read More

Oakland’s Deanna Santana’s Insensitive Remark To Question About Homeless

Oakland City Administrator Deanna Santana made a statement that, had I been her communications representative, I’d step in to clean up, and then give her a private tongue-lashing for doing. … Read More

Rick Santorum Protestors Get Tasered In Washington

GOP Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum arrived in Tacoma, Washington to give a speech as part of his campaign run when he was “greeted” by protestors associated with the Occupy Movement. … Read More

Occupy Oakland Arrestees Tortured In Jail; Oakland “Y” Hosts Protestor Escape

According to the Daily Kos, and other blogs, a number of the 400 people arrested during last Saturday’s Occupy Oakland protest were sent to Santa Rita Jail, and of those … Read More

Occupy Oakland: Protestors And Police Gather For Viral Video Shoot

Frankly, this blogger’s not sure what the value of these Occupy Oakland protests are, except as yet another viral video opportunity for protestors armed with cameras, camcorders, and camcorder-equipped smartphones. … Read More

#whilewewatch Occupy Wall St New York Movie Premier Livestream

Watch live streaming video from whilewewatch at livestream.com Kevin Breslin, the brilliant Director of the Oscar-considered Living For 32, and a friend of this blogger is hosting a livestream presentation … Read More

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Recall – Ken Pratt Rips Quan

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is facing two things: a recall signature gathering process and the wrath of Oaklander Ken Pratt. This blogger literally ran into Mr. Pratt at last night’s … Read More

The Occupy Oakland Port Action: ILWU Union Games The Movement

The Occupy Oakland Movement certainly has its factions, so it’s hard to say ‘the movement as a whole thinks one way,’ but the bottom line is the current majority is … Read More

Citizen Media – The New Documentary #WhileWeWatch

As associate producer on the new documentary, #WhileWeWatch, from Director Kevin Breslin and 8com, I have had an opportunity to dive, in a face-to-the-pavement sort of way, into the new … Read More

Occupy Oakland Wrong On Port Of Oakland Protest

At first, the Occupy Movement, and it’s offshoots including Occupy Oakland, the best known of them other than Occupy Wall Street, started with a noble purpose, bringing attention to the … Read More

#WhileWeWatch Is The Gripping Portrait Of The #OccupyWallSt Media Revolution

#whilewewatch – Trailer from #whilewewatch on Vimeo. *MEDIA ALERT * International Unlimited Livestream of NEW #OccupyWallSt Documentary Q and A; Trailer and Chat with the cast of #WhileWeWatch from Director Kevin … Read More

Oakland Busness Community Mixed On Mayor Quan, On Recall Fence

Is the Oakland Business Community really behind the planned recall effort of Mayor Jean Quan? As one blogger who’s lived in Oakland since 1974, it’s easy to gain the temperature … Read More

Occupy LA: Over 200 Arrested In Raid

The Occupy Movement got new steam as over 200 people were arrested last night after Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa did a head-fake, first saying on Monday that there was … Read More

Occupu LA – Some Arrests But Camp Still Standing

Watch live streaming video from owslosangeles at livestream.com The video above shows, as of this writing, a kind of press conference featuring Occupy LA participants. The expected eviction action didn’t … Read More

Occupy LA Eviction Live Stream From Los Angeles

Will Occupy LA be evicted after 12 midnight PDT? As this is written, a set of USTREAM Live video feeds have been installed at Zennie62.com to present the Occupy LA … Read More

Rebecca Kaplan’s Occupy Oakland Speech Is Worth Hearing, Now

About three weeks ago November 7th 2011, and on the same Monday that, as it turned out, was the beginning of the 18-city coordinated effort to evict Occupy Movement encampments … Read More

Fox News Megyn Kelly Gets Pepper Spray From UC Davis Police Lt John Pike

UPDATE: Kelly explains pepper spray comments. Just about over a day after the November 18th UC Davis Police action against UC Davis students in non-violent protest, where UC Davis Police … Read More

Occupy Oakland: Mayor Quan’s Sharon Cornu, Dan Siegel Not Missed

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan wants a new team! There has been a rash of staff changes in the wake of the unpopular eviction of Occupy Oakland from Oakland City Hall … Read More

Occupy Oakland Mobs Uptown Property And Splash Pad Park

As this is written, there’s a helicopter over Downtown Oakland on Sunday morning. According to the blog of Occupy Oakland, the organization took over the much-talked-about abandoned lot in Downtown … Read More

Occupy Oakland: Councilmember Nancy Nadel Saved Lives

The Monday morning police raid on the Occupy Oakland encampment had one interesting look to it: as the cops were walking through the grass of the plaza at 6 AM, … Read More

Occupy Oakland – Mayor Quan Tells Of 18 City Collaboration

In the wake of the law enforcement clearing of Occupy Oakland from Frank Ogawa Plaza on Monday morning, and the news of similar actions in Portland, Denver, New York, and … Read More