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Michael McLaughlin

Oakland Protests Over Ferguson Decision Cause Havoc | 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...

Dog Candidate Loses Mayoral Race

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green

Einstein the dog joined the Oakland, California, mayoral race, promising to provide a voice -- if a bit of a growly one -- to the city's most overlook...

Oakland: Opening of the Oscar Grant Film + Zimmerman 'Not Guilty' Verdict + Vandalism = A Sad, Mad City

Pamela Mays McDonald | Posted 09.18.2013 | San Francisco
Pamela Mays McDonald

Breaking windows, spraying graffiti and setting fires to garbage cans isn't original; it hasn't worked in the past and it isn't working now to alleviate our sorrow. Living amidst nightly violence weakens our unity.

PHOTOS: Take A Trip Through The Bay Area Underground

Posted 04.27.2013 | San Francisco

This post was excerpted from Bay Area Underground: Photos of Protests and Social Movements, 2008-2012 (Thought Publishing / January 2013 / $25.00), by...

Occupy Oakland March On Anniversary Of Violent Raid

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.26.2012 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Youth Radio Protesters march through downtown Oakland one year after the Occupy Oakland camp was raided by police. By Chaz Hubbard and ...

Iraq Veteran Scott Olsen Revisits Occupy Oakland After Injury

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.25.2012 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: JENNY BOLARIO/Youth Radio Scott olsen, 25-year-old Iraq veteran, visits Occupy Oakland one year after injury. By: Youth Radio Youth Ra...

Anniversary Of Occupy Oakland Raid, Protesters Return To Plaza

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.25.2012 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: JENNY BOLARIO/Youth Radio Protesters gather in Frank Ogawa Plaza in downtown Oakland, Calif. in preparation of a a rally and march. By:...

Occupy Oakland Plans Its Big Return

The Contra Costa Times | Matthew Artz | Posted 12.25.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND -- Occupy supporters plan to retake Frank H. Ogawa Plaza on Thursday to mark the anniversary of the initial eviction of the Oakland encampment...

The End Of Occupy SF...Forever?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.27.2012 | San Francisco

A little over a year after the dawning of the Occupy movement, police officers in San Francisco have again raided the on-and-off-again encampment that...

Aaron Sankin

PHOTOS: Activists Transform Abandoned Building Into 'The People's Library' | Aaron Sankin | Posted 08.15.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Late Monday evening, a group of Oakland police officers busted into the city's newest library, kicked everybody out and put bars on t...

PHOTOS: Beautiful Shots Of LA Chalk Walk

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles & Katharine Lotze | Posted 08.10.2012 | Los Angeles

Occupy protesters were able to chalk on the sidewalk in peace during LA's Downtown Art Walk Thursday. In comparison to Occupy LA's first Chalk Walk...

Aaron Sankin

Occupella Brings Down The System One Song At A Time | Aaron Sankin | Posted 07.12.2012 | San Francisco

Name: Bonnie Lockhart Current Gig: Co-founder of Occupella, an informal singing group that fights for truth, justice and the (anti-corporate) Ameri...

LOOK: New Exhibits Sheds Light On Bay Area Occupy Movement

Sarah Medina | Posted 07.05.2012 | San Francisco

After its New York birth in September 2011, the Bay Area quickly became ground zero for the Occupy Movement. Starting this Saturday, The Yerba Bue...

Police Raid Occupy Camp Outside Oakland Elementary School

| Posted 09.02.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's The Snitch. By Jeff Sandstoe Oakland Police stormed the sit-in at Lakeview Elementary early thi...

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. ...

'Outdated, Dangerous And Ineffective': Report Slams Oakland Police Behavior

Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.15.2012 | San Francisco

In a damning report released to the public earlier this week, an independent investigation into the Oakland Police Department's handling of last year'...

Friday Faults: Occupy Is So Close

Christopher Caen | Posted 05.25.2012 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

I actually support the basic premise of Occupy, and believe there wouldn't be a national discourse right now about the disparity in wealth in this country if not for Occupy. But I also believe that you have to be the change you want to see in the world.

Robin Wilkey

PHOTOS: Thousands Turn Out For May Day Protests | Robin Wilkey | Posted 05.02.2012 | San Francisco

UPDATE: The May Day protests escalated in Oakland throughout the night, leading to 23 arrests including one for suspicion of felony assault on a peace...

May Day Coverage - Oakland

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.01.2012 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Youth Radio reporters are live Tweeting May Day demonstrations in Oakland, California @YouthRadio, and we're archiving the stream on this page. ---- U...

Robin Wilkey

WATCH: Angry Mob Attacks Mission Restaurants, Cars, Businesses | Robin Wilkey | Posted 05.01.2012 | San Francisco

A small group of protesters wreaked sizable damage in San Francisco's Mission District on Monday night, as participants smashed windows, spray painted...

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...

Saki Knafo

OWS May Day 'General Strike' Planned | Saki Knafo | Posted 05.01.2012 | Business

Occupy Wall Street activists are planning for a nationwide series of demonstrations billed as a "general strike" on Tuesday in what could be the bigge...

Aaron Sankin

Can Activists Shut Down The Golden Gate Bridge? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.18.2012 | San Francisco

2012 is a big year for the Golden Gate Bridge. Not only is this the iconic Bay Area landmark's 75th anniversary, but on the morning of May 1, the ...

Man Stabbed At Occupy SF

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.27.2012 | San Francisco

UPDATE: According to the Examiner, a second stabbing occurred at the Occupy encampment just one day after the stabbing of Brian "Boston" Reid. The Exa...

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 ...