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Occupy Oakland

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  • Oakland police officer fired over Occupy incident is reinstated

    OAKLAND, Calif. A police officer fired for throwing a grenade into a crowd of Occupy Oakland protesters who were tending to a wounded comrade is getting his job back.
  • Oakland pays brain-damaged vet $4.5 million in police suit

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Oakland has reached a $4.5-million settlement with a Marine veteran who suffered brain damage when a police officer shot him with a beanbag projectile during an Occupy Oakland protest, the city announced Friday. Scott Olsen, 26, who...

    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...

    More police now sporting cameras on their bodies

    More police now sporting cameras on their bodies
    Officer Aaron Waddell pulled over a gray Dodge Caravan on Route 198 in Laurel and asked the driver for his license and registration. Waddell told the man why he stopped him — a suspected seat belt violation — and added, "Just to let you know,...

    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...