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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?

San Francisco TV producer fired over tweet urging Oakland Police use "real bullets" on marchers
KGO-TV dismissed the freelance producer over his comments Saturday night on social media 

Legal or not, Oakland's new protest policy hurting relations with activists
Regardless of whether the city's new policy to curtail night protests is even legal, experts say the strategy risks alienating peaceful demonstrators and could undermine years of work to repair relations with Oakland's fiery activist groups. 

Oakland's new protest rules draw protest -- and arrests
Police made arrests as demonstrators marched in downtown Oakland against the city's new get-tough policy for monitoring street protests -- the second such gathering in as many days.