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Report rips police response to Occupy Oakland

A city-commissioned report into the first violent Occupy Oakland protest found that police made numerous mistakes that are indicative of major shortcomings within the department. 
(Laura A. Oda/Staff)
Mayor Quan could be liable if Oakland misses Occupy deadlines

Mayor Jean Quan could literally pay the price, if Oakland again misses deadlines to complete police internal affairs investigations. Judge warns of fines if Internal Affairs investigations further delayed 
Share your views of the Occupy Oakland movement

Do you support or oppose the movement? Have the police and city officials handled the protest appropriately? Which of the various issues being talked about at Frank H. Ogawa Plaza is most important to you?

Oakland council ponders security measures in wake of meeting disruption
After protesters stormed Oakland City Hall during a recent council meeting and forced council members from the dais, Councilman Noel Gallo has asked the council to consider beefing up security measures there, including the possibility of adding metal detectors like their neighbors in San Francisco. 

Federal judge rules against 'Occupy' demonstrators in UC Berkeley brutality case
A federal judge Tuesday issued several procedural rulings against demonstrators who are seeking $15 million in damages because they allege that they were victims of police brutality in an "Occupy Cal" protest at the University of California at Berkeley in November 2011.  

Oakland settles with Iraq War veteran beaten at Occupy protest
In the largest settlement yet for someone injured during an Occupy Oakland protest, the City Council approved a $645,000 settlement for Kayvan Sabeghi.