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Occupy Oakland

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  • Jennifer Pahlka, founder of Code for America, talks 'civic hacking'

    SAN FRANCISCO Jennifer Pahlka captains a brigade of 16,000 volunteer programmers who are using technology to make government better, one city at a time.
  • The Occupy movement: Drumbeats of change

    The Occupy movement: Drumbeats of change
    I would have liked to know what the drummer hoped and what she expected. We will never know why she decided to take a drum to the central markets of Paris on Oct. 5, 1789, and why, that day, the tinder was so ready to catch fire from the drumbeat's...

    Chief of embattled Oakland police steps down, citing medical issues

    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...

    Oakland crafts $1.1 million settlement for injured Occupy protesters

    OAKLAND — City officials have crafted a $1.17-million settlement to a civil rights lawsuit filed on behalf of a dozen people who were injured by police during Occupy Oakland protests in the fall of 2011. The suit, filed by the National Lawyers...

    News photographers roughed up during Zimmerman protest in Oakland

    News photographers roughed up during Zimmerman protest in Oakland
    This post has been updated and corrected, as noted below. OAKLAND — Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in San Francisco and Oakland on Sunday night to express outrage at the Florida acquittal of George Zimmerman, who admitted to shooting...