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- Oakland police response questioned
published on Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:33:01 GMT
Marching onto Interstate 580, lighting firecrackers and snarling traffic for hours, nearly 2,000 protesters upheld Oakland's reputation for head-turning activism as they led one of the most raucous of the dozens of protests that erupted around the country Monday night. But the freeway shutdown -- the city's third in four years -- also annoyed commuters and merchants and raised questions about whether police responded with enough force to deter the mass disruption and stop a smaller group of agit...
- Ferguson-Related Protests Continue in Oakland, SF
published on Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:36:29 GMT
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in San Francisco and Oakland on Tuesday night, a day after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict a police officer for the shooting death of a teen. In Oakland, police said they are fully staffed and have mutual aid on deck as they braced for more protests....
- Vigil downtown for Michael Brown
published on Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:48:42 GMT
Maria Marroquin, right, and Meghan Fraley, second from right, light candles to honor Michael Brown during a vigil held at the intersection of Castro Street and El Camino Real, Nov. 25, 2014. Photo by Michelle Le A handful of Mountain View residents gathered on the corner of Castro Street and El Camino Real for a candlelight vigil for Michael Brown on Tuesday night, holding candles and a sign that read "Black lives matter."...
- Ferguson decision protests across the country clog streets, highways
published on Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:59:52 GMT
Demonstrators surround a police car parked under the harbor freeway in Los Angeles. They chanted no justice no piece no racist police....
- Racism: How US activist Dick Gregory showed us actions speak louder than labels
published on Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:51:24 GMT
Demonstrators protest in Oakland, California after the announcement of the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old. There was a time when kids used to chant "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me"....
- Governor Brown Announces Appointments
published on Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:22:38 GMT
James Sullivan, 45, of Mesquite, has been appointed skilled nursing facility administrator at the Veterans Home of California, Barstow. Sullivan has been administrator at Highland Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center since 2008....
- 5 Bold Predictions For Oakland Raiders Vs. St. Louis Rams
published on Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:14:32 GMT
The Raiders are still riding high after notching their first win of the season last week and are looking to build on that success, while the Rams aren't as bad as their record might indicate. Though both teams have little to play for but pride at this point, we should still expect a good fight from these two former - and perhaps future - Los Angeles football teams....
- Oakland, Calif. braces for more protests
published on Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:41:13 GMT
Small-business owners in Oakland's tree-lined downtown swept up broken glass Tuesday and tried to distance their city from the prior night's images of young men throwing lit garbage cans at storefronts. Oakland, Calif....
- Late Edition: Ferguson aftermathvisit|blogPost-1517939|o-river_headline_list-44869|1
published on Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:07:21 GMT
Police hold the line on 14th and Broadway after pushing protesters back with tear gas and rubber bullets during a protest against the grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager months ago in Ferguson Nov. 24, 2014 in Oakland, Calif. Welcome to Late Edition, a new roundup of all the stories you need to know on your way home, posted every afternoon around 4 p.m. The aftermath in Ferguson and Oakland Last night's protests have faded but t...
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