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  • Zimmerman protests: Oakland residents stand up against violence

    Zimmerman protests: Oakland residents stand up against violence
    OAKLAND — Business owners and staff members at downtown nonprofits here have spent the past several mornings sweeping up broken glass — a reminder of the destructive protests over George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the death of Trayvon...
  • In Baltimore, Batts finds allies for youth curfew

    Earlier this year, Baltimore Police made rare use of its Twitter account to float a policy proposal: "We are thinking about moving the juvenile curfew time to 10 pm," the message read. "What do you think?" Within days, Police Commissioner Anthony...
  • Beleaguered Oakland police see a turnaround

    Beleaguered Oakland police see a turnaround
    OAKLAND — This city's beleaguered Police Department entered 2013 in full defensive mode. The crime rate had soared. Staffing was off sharply. And memories of the heavy-handed police response to Occupy protests 14 months earlier — and the...
  • Oakland pays brain-damaged vet $4.5 million in police suit

    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...
  • Cyclists gather in Oakland to mainstream their cause

    Cyclists gather in Oakland to mainstream their cause
    Hundreds of cyclists and cycling advocates are gathering Thursday in Gov. Jerry Brown’s adopted hometown, Oakland, for a summit to advance the mainstreaming of cycling in California and to highlight the formerly lagging, but now booming, role of...
  • Raiders owner Mark Davis frustrated over proposed stadium project

    Raiders owner Mark Davis frustrated over proposed stadium project
    ORLANDO, Fla. — Mark Davis, owner of the Oakland Raiders, has acknowledged the possibility of moving the franchise back to Los Angeles if Oakland can't get its act together on a new stadium. That's interesting. But if words translated into...
  • Occupy Baltimore, but for how long?

    Occupy Baltimore, but for how long?
    In Oakland, Calif., police swept into a public plaza being used by "Occupy" protesters early this morning and made dozens of arrests to break up two encampments near city hall. The mayor, Jean Quan, said the action was necessary because of ongoing...
  • Oakland engulfed by mostly peaceful protest

    Oakland engulfed by mostly peaceful protest
    Thousands of demonstrators chanted, marched, danced and waved signs Wednesday during a general strike called by Occupy Oakland, a largely peaceful protest that snarled downtown streets, rerouted buses, closed the busy port and drew hundreds of teachers...
  • Oakland site cleared, but protest lives

    Oakland site cleared, but protest lives
    Just 12 hours after police dismantled the Occupy Oakland tent city in a peaceful predawn raid, about 700 protesters returned to the civic center plaza Monday evening, vowing to keep their movement alive but undecided about whether to defy police and...
  • In Oakland, Batts' former post, police reforms criticized

    In Oakland, Batts' former post, police reforms criticized
    The U.S. government should take over the Oakland Police Department — the California agency led for two years by Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts — because of a chronic failure to comply with a decade-old reform settlement,...
  • New police commissioner expected to be former Oakland chief

    New police commissioner expected to be former Oakland chief
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has selected former Oakland, Calif., Police Chief Anthony Batts as Baltimore's next police commissioner, bringing in a leader who has been hailed as an innovator but who struggled to push his agenda at his last job. Batts,...