Occupy Oakland

"Endism Road," one of the makeshift wooden walkways at the Occupy Oakland camp that has been putting down roots over the past two weeks in the downtown Frank H. Ogawa Plaza.

Five Occupy Oakland campers speak about why they joined the protest

There used to be grass here, but it didn’t last long―not after the bodies started multiplying and the make-shift community started growing. Now the space is covered in mud and heaps of hay. And a...
99 Percent demonstrators shut down traffic and shut down a bank on their route around Lake Merritt Saturday.

Saturday’s Oakland protestors filling the streets — video

After police served Occupy Oakland campers an eviction notice last night, demonstrators took to the streets, marching in a circuit around Lake Merritt this morning, October 22. The march lasted about three hours and remained...
Protesters marched from Frank Ogawa Plaza to Lake Merritt on Saturday, October 22nd, as a part of the ongoing Occupy Oakland protest. Photo by Mariel Waloff

Occupy Oakland protesters march through downtown streets, tent city still intact

Their tent encampment still intact despite a city eviction order, hundreds from the Occupy Oakland protest marched through Oakland on Saturday afternoon, stopping traffic as they waved flags, danced and chanted. The march began at...
Protesters at Frank Ogawa Plaza spent the night dancing, listening to music, and talking about what to do if police evict them from the camp. Photo by Adam Grossberg

Despite eviction warnings, Occupy Oakland protesters revel into the night

Occupy Oakland protesters received their second wave of eviction notices from the City Administrator’s Office on Friday night. Despite the threat that police could force them to leave at any time, protesters continued their daily...
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Occupy Oakland ‘tent city’ faces eviction

It’s been 11 days since Occupy Oakland took over Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza, and now the tent city is bigger than ever and facing eviction. Over 550 people occupy Oakland’s plaza, even after they received...
American hikers, who were detained by the Iranian government, voiced their support for hunger strikes in California prisons.

Hikers freed from Iranian prison speak at Occupy Oakland

The three hikers who garnered fame when they were detained by the Iranian government, accused of spying, and recently released, spoke in support of the Occupy Oakland protest on Monday afternoon in front of city...
More than 100 protesters have set up camp in Oakland's Ogawa Plaza in support of Occupy Wall Street.

“99 Percent” protesters occupy Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza

Since Occupy Wall Street protests began nearly one month ago in New York, similar actions have erupted across dozens of US cities, including Boston, Chicago, and San Francisco. Since 4 p.m. Monday, nearly 100 Oakland...