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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. No, I wasn’t in on the action. Why the hell would I want to stand near police, many of which represent the City Of Oakland […]

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Mayor Quan: Occupy Oakland Costs City Of Oakland $3 Million

According to an email newsletter by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, the decision to evict Occupy Oakland protestors has (so far) cost the City of Oakland $3 million. Here’s what Quan wrote: This has been a tough few weeks for Oakland and for me as your Mayor. The national 99% movement continues to evolve, here in […]

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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 other cities, come the previously unknown news that the events were the result of an 18 city collaboration. The deliverer of that news? Oakland Mayor […]

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Occupy Oakland: Dan Siegel Resigns, Mayor Quan In Trouble

It’s confirmed that famed Oakland lawyer and activist Dan Siegel resigned at 2 AM, and in protest to Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s action of the eviction of the Occupy Oakland encampment at Frank Ogawa Plaza. Mr. Siegel posted his actions in a harsh statement on his Facebook page, here: Dan Siegel No longer Mayor Quan’s […]

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Oakland Mayor Quan Walks Occupy Oakland After Eviction

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan was just captured on camera walking Frank Ogawa Plaza in the wake of the eviction of Occupy Oakland, tends and protestors. The live stream (as of this writing) shows protestors lined up around the area, which has been declared a crime scene by the Oakland Police. The eviction started at just […]

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Occupy Oakland Live Stream On UStream.tv

A video blogger named OakFoSho is running an Occupy Oakland Live Stream now, today, Saturday November 12, 2011. He’s covering the activities of the day, even as the encampment at Frank Ogawa Plaza just received its second eviction notice from the Oakland Police, and for the second straight day. He says that UStream.tv set them […]

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Oakland News – Mayor’s Office Plans To Move Occupy Oakland

UPDATE: Oakland Mayor Quan Recall Details Leaked To Zennie62 This is an Oakland News entry based on information given to this blogger over the weekend from various sources that do not wish to be named. The first most recent one was this morning. Oakland Mayor Jean Quan held a meeting at 7:30 AM today (Monday) […]

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Oakland Police Association Tells Occupy Oakland To Leave, Mayor Blasted On Twitter

In an amusing blog post (and for its pure hubris), The Oakland Police Association has stated in a new blog that it’s time for Occupy Oakland to go. Frankly, releasing this blog post was one of the dumbest actions any Oakland public organization outside the Mayor could have made. It just shows how little respect […]

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UC Berkeley Cops Jam Batons Into Protesters (Video)

This video from MilesMathews on YouTube is totally horrifying and shows UC Berkeley Police openly, and without physical provocation, jamming their batons into the stomachs and pelvic areas of both male and female students protesting against law enforcement action against Occupy Cal. Unfortunately scenes like this one are becoming all too common, and because of […]

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Occupy Oakland: Shooting Death Not Related To OO, Mayor Poised To Attack

Occupy Oakland has revealed one thing: just how basically ignorant so many people can be at once. There are many examples here, but the latest one is the shooting and death of a person at 14th and Broadway, and all over a “bag of weed.” That’s Oakland for ya. There’s way too much media around […]

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Occupy Oakland: The Oscar Grant / Frank Ogawa Plaza Issue

A friend of mine said something that made me think. While riding on BART, she complained yesterday that she was “sick and tired of protestors using Oscar Grant’s name to justify their actions,” and said that City Hall Plaza should be called Frank Ogawa Plaza – which, by the way, is the current name of […]