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Oakland Protests

Michael McLaughlin

Arrested Berkeley Protesters Stuck In Legal Limbo

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 01.06.2015 | Crime

OAKLAND, Calif. -- More than 200 people arrested after a protest in Berkeley last month may wait a year before the district attorney decides whether t...

Michael McLaughlin

Protesters Chain Themselves To Oakland Police Headquarters

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 12.19.2014 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO -- A protest that blocked the Oakland police department's headquarters on Monday morning included people who'd chained themselves to the...

Michael McLaughlin

Undercover Cop Points Gun At California Protesters

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 12.12.2014 | Crime

A plainclothes police officer photographed aiming his gun at protesters in Oakland, California, on Wednesday was protecting himself and his partner fr...

You Say You Want a Revolution

Jenine Durland | Posted 02.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jenine Durland

Driving down Martin Luther King Way towards downtown Oakland today I passed a mile of fresh graffiti under the highway. One pillar had been tagged wit...

Michael McLaughlin

Oakland Protests Over Ferguson Decision Cause Havoc

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.25.2014 | Crime

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Protesters angered by the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, disrupted Oakland on Monday in a slow-moving wave of unrest th...

Cafe Has Amazing Response To Broken Window After Zimmerman Protests

The Huffington Post | Robin Wilkey & Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

As news broke Saturday of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, protests flared in Oakland, Calif., le...

The Race Mongers: Conservative Media's Efforts to Delegitimize Justice for Trayvon Protesters

Walker Bragman | Posted 07.16.2013 | Media
Walker Bragman

Breitbart, The Blaze, The New American, etc .,all exist for the sole purpose of helping those on the right get elected without any regard for the division they are causing. It is shameful.

Aaron Sankin

Protestors Win $1 Million Police Misconduct Settlement

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.25.2013 | San Francisco

The City of Oakland has agreed to pay approximately $1 million to end a lawsuit filed on behalf of 150 demonstrators alleging police misconduct in the...

WATCH: Protesters Build Tent City At Oakland Elementary School

Carly Schwartz | Posted 08.18.2012 | San Francisco

Dozens of protesters have been camped outside Oakland's Lakeview Elementary School since Friday in an effort to rally against its planned closure. ...

Report Criticizes Police Response To Oakland Protests

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2012 | Business

* SWAT team fired beanbag round at ex Marine - report * Outside monitor of OPD "dismayed" by police actions * Sees "mili...

OH NO: Occupy Oakland Protesters Face Hate Crime, Robbery Charges

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.06.2012 | San Francisco

Between the violent police battles, the Recall Mayor Quan petition and the seething community reaction, the relationship between the Occupy movement ...

WATCH: Occupy Oakland Clashes With Counter Protesters And Police

Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.06.2012 | San Francisco

On Monday, about 200 Occupy Oakland protesters clashed with counter protesters and police on the steps of Oakland City Hall. Occupy Oakland gather...

The Oakland Tribune's New Worst Enemy

| Posted 03.12.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's The Snitch. By Erin Sherbert ​In a fun twist of irony, the Oakland Tribune newspaper is attem...

Occupy Oakland Protesters Ambush Mayor Jean Quan During Community Forum

| Posted 02.15.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's The Snitch. By Erin Sherbert You can take Occupy protesters out of the streets, but you cannot ...

So You Wanna Cover the Occupy Movement?

Raven Brooks | Posted 02.08.2012 | Media
Raven Brooks

The technology to stream video in real time has become incredibly easy to use and free. You'll see coverage of all types of events, concerts, discussion panels, and you're even seeing some people broadcast live from Occupy protests.

Petition To Recall Oakland Mayor Officially Launches

Carly Schwartz | Posted 02.07.2012 | San Francisco

An effort to remove Oakland's embattled mayor from office was made official Wednesday afternoon, when the Committee to Recall Jean Quan was certified ...

RAW VIDEO: Man Shot Outside Occupy Oakland Camp

Carly Schwartz | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco

A man was shot outside the Occupy encampment by Oakland City Hall Thursday evening, witnesses said. He did not survive. Sources on the scene said f...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Rips Occupy Oakland

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.04.2012 | San Francisco

On Thursday's night episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, the titular late-night host had some stern words of advice for the protestors of the O...

Occupy Thoughts -- Oakland General Strike

Rick Ayers | Posted 01.03.2012 | San Francisco
Rick Ayers

My thoughts right now are not political analysis -- of the "line" of the demonstrators, of the impact on the elections, of the different tactics employed. I just want to bask in the moment, the feeling tone, of the day.

Oakland's General Strike: Let's Not Forget What Caused This

Davey D | Posted 01.02.2012 | San Francisco
Davey D

Today is Nov 2, 2011. It's the day of a General Strike here in Oakland, California. Hopefully it's a day that we'll look back on years from now and see as a watershed moment in history.

Oakland Prepares To Be The Occupy Epicenter

AP/The Huffington Post | LISA LEFF | Posted 01.02.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Thousands of Wall Street protesters marched in the streets of Oakland and picketed banks on Wednesday as they geared up to disrupt ...

Quan: 'When There's Violence, There Are No Winners'

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.28.2011 | San Francisco

On Thursday night, Occupy Oakland hosted a candlelight vigil in honor of Scott Olsen, the 24-year-old Iraq war veteran who was critically wounded at T...

WATCH: Keith Olbermann Calls On Oakland Mayor To Resign

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.27.2011 | San Francisco

After a violent, nationally televised clash between police and Occupy Oakland protesters on Tuesday, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is facing a growing list ...

WATCH: Video Suggests Oakland Police Use Flash Bang Grenade

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.26.2011 | San Francisco

In a press release issued on Tuesday night following hours of heated Occupy Oakland protests, the Oakland Police Department reported that officers had...

'Excrement, Urine And Vomit': Occupy SF Camp Deemed A Health Hazard

Carly Schwartz | Posted 12.26.2011 | San Francisco

San Francisco's public health department issued a sobering warning to the Occupy San Francisco community Tuesday, letting protesters know that the cit...