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Occupy Oakland

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  • Zimmerman protests: Oakland residents stand up against violence

    OAKLAND — Business owners and staff members at downtown nonprofits here have spent the past several mornings sweeping up broken glass — a reminder of the destructive protests over George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the death of Trayvon...
  • Interview and performance: Boots Riley and the Coup

    Interview and performance: Boots Riley and the Coup
    Never before has an interview subject assumed/joked that RedEye was a communist newspaper. Fans of Boots Riley’s veteran, socially conscious hip-hop act The Coup probably won’t be surprised that he mentioned it. “Do people assume that...
  • Chief of embattled Oakland police steps down, citing medical issues

    OAKLAND — The chief of the embattled Oakland Police Department abruptly announced a medical retirement Wednesday, hours before a team of consultants — among them former Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton — was scheduled to lay...
  • A Look Back at Occupy Sacramento

    A Look Back at Occupy Sacramento
    When Occupy Wall Street started a year ago it spread across the country and eventually reached Sacramento. Occupy Sacramento began on Oct. 6, 2011 in Caesar Chavez park. The movement gained a lot of support with dozens setting up camp, others bringing...
  • Occupy Protester Arrested After Biting Security Guard's Ear

    Occupy Protester Arrested After Biting Security Guard's Ear
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A protester associated with Occupy L.A. was arrested Thursday after he allegedly bit off a security guard's ear during a fight in downtown's Pershing Square. Police say Jose Navarro, 20, approached a private security guard Tuesday...
  • Oakland site cleared, but protest lives

    Oakland site cleared, but protest lives
    Just 12 hours after police dismantled the Occupy Oakland tent city in a peaceful predawn raid, about 700 protesters returned to the civic center plaza Monday evening, vowing to keep their movement alive but undecided about whether to defy police and...
  • Oakland engulfed by mostly peaceful protest

    Oakland engulfed by mostly peaceful protest
    Thousands of demonstrators chanted, marched, danced and waved signs Wednesday during a general strike called by Occupy Oakland, a largely peaceful protest that snarled downtown streets, rerouted buses, closed the busy port and drew hundreds of teachers...
  • Victim and suspect identified in Beverly Hills homicide

     
    Beverly Hills police Tuesday afternoon identified a victim and a suspect in the city's first homicide of the year....
  • Occupy Oakland protesters tear down fence but police stay away

     
    Occupy Oakland: Protesters tear down fence installed around former encampment....
  • Three Marines sent to court martial in lance corporal's suicide

     
    Three enlisted Marines have been ordered to a court martial for allegedly mistreating a Marine in Afghanistan who committed suicide just hours later. Brig. Gen. Frederick M. Padilla, commanding general of the Hawaii-based 3rd Marine Division, on Wednesday...
  • 50 arrested at Occupy San Diego camp

     
    Occupy San Diego arrests: About 50 people were arrested Friday morning as San Diego police in rior gear moved to clear the civic plaza behind City Hall of tents and other property from the Occupy San Diego movement....
  • Death penalty verdict returned in 2007 Home Depot killing

     
    A jury has recommended the death penalty for a man found guilty of committing a 2007 robbery at a Home Depot in Tustin, authorities said Wednesday....