Tag Archives: frank-ogawa

Protesters commemorate second anniversary of the eviction of Occupy Oakland's encampment at Frank Ogawa Plaza

About 100 protesters gathered Friday evening at Frank Ogawa Plaza in downtown Oakland to commemorate the second anniversary of the eviction of the Occupy Oakland encampment from the plaza and the police crackdown on the subsequent protest. Those gathered spoke out against police violence, whacked a pig-shaped piata and dined on roasted pig. Many people marched to the rally from the downtown Oakland Marriott, where they had protested all day outside the Urban Shield 2013 conference, where vendors were pitching weapons and equipment to law enforcement agencies gathered for a three-day training exercise

Continued here:

Protesters commemorate second anniversary of the eviction of Occupy Oakland's encampment at Frank Ogawa Plaza

Posted in Occupy Oakland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Occupy Oakland’s Second Anniversary Brings Bad Memories

OAKLAND Frank Ogawa Plaza looks a lot different than what the world saw two years ago. In that time some say the Occupy message has gotten muddled.

Read the rest here:

Occupy Oakland’s Second Anniversary Brings Bad Memories

Posted in Occupy Oakland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Occupy Oakland Marks 2-Year Anniversary Amid Uncertain Future

OAKLAND (KCBS) Two years ago there was a campground at Oaklands Frank Ogawa Plaza followed by riots in the streets. On Friday, the Occupy Oakland movement commemorated their anniversary and examined what they should do next. In 2011, the movement called attention to the concentration of wealth among the top one percent of income earners

Link:

Occupy Oakland Marks 2-Year Anniversary Amid Uncertain Future

Posted in Occupy Oakland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Occupy Oakland protesters start fires, smash windows after Zimmerman verdict

Enlarge Photo While hundreds of protesters against George Zimmerman gathered peacefully in San Francisco on Saturday night, demonstrators across the bay in Oakland set fires and smashed the windows of several businesses. The demonstrators, upset by Mr.

See the rest here:

Occupy Oakland protesters start fires, smash windows after Zimmerman verdict

Posted in Occupy Oakland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Occupy Oakland – Video


Occupy Oakland After dinner I stopped by frank ogawa plaza to check out the occupy people By: BrianLittle85

Go here to see the original:

Occupy Oakland – Video

Posted in Occupy Oakland | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Paroled Felon Sentenced To 35 Years For Occupy Oakland Shooting, Sex Assault

OAKLAND (CBS SF) A paroled felon was sentenced Thursday to 35 years and eight months in state prison in connection with the fatal shooting death of a man near the former Occupy Oakland encampment in November 2011 and for a sexual assault that occurred five days later. Issac McDaniels, 32, of Oakland, had faced a potential life term for sexually assaulting a woman on 13th Avenue in Oakland on Nov.

See original here:

Paroled Felon Sentenced To 35 Years For Occupy Oakland Shooting, Sex Assault

Posted in Occupy Oakland | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Occupy Oakland To Mark Anniversary, Large Police Presence Expected

OAKLAND (CBS SF) The City of Oakland and its Police Department are fully aware of the planned Occupy Oakland protest on Thursday, and they are prepared for whatever comes of it. Oct. 25 marks the anniversary of when Oakland police evicted protestors camping in Frank Ogawa Plaza, arresting nearly 100 in the process.

Read the original here:

Occupy Oakland To Mark Anniversary, Large Police Presence Expected

Posted in Occupy Oakland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Suspect in Occupy Oakland shooting ordered to stand trial

OAKLAND, Calif. A paroled felon was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on charges of assault and being an accessory in the beating and shooting death of a man near the former Occupy Oakland encampment outside City Hall last November. In a separate and more serious case, Alameda County Superior Court Judge Allen Hymer also ordered 31-year-old Issac McDaniels to stand trial on charges of kidnapping, oral copulation and robbery for allegedly attacking a woman on 13th Avenue in Oakland last Nov

The rest is here:

Suspect in Occupy Oakland shooting ordered to stand trial

Posted in Occupy Oakland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Charges against Occupy protester dropped

Alameda County prosecutors have dropped charges against an Occupy Oakland protester who was arrested in January after demonstrators were corralled by police outside the YMCA on Broadway. Robert Ovetz had been charged with assaulting a police officer, a felony, and obstructing an officer, a misdemeanor

The rest is here:

Charges against Occupy protester dropped

Posted in Occupy Oakland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Police: Occupy march in Oakland leaves wake of vandalism

OAKLAND — More than 60 Occupy Oakland protesters marched through downtown Wednesday night, spray-painting anti-police slogans on police headquarters and other buildings, vandalizing a police car and setting at least one garbage bin on fire, authorities said. No one was arrested in the vandalism or fire-setting, but a protester was arrested on suspicion of not having a sound permit for a speaker system and obstructing an officer, police said. The march began about 8 p.m.

Continue reading here:

Police: Occupy march in Oakland leaves wake of vandalism

Posted in Occupy Oakland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off