Oakland resident spoke against city's demolishing a self-organized homeless encampment at Tuesday night's meeting. Photo by Tian Chenwei.

Tension between residents and city council grew at Tuesday night’s meeting when councilmembers passed controversial resolutions including paying nearly $300,000 a year to city’s new police chief and establishing cell-site simulator which can be used by police officers. Protestors also gathered and spoke against city’s demolishing a self-organized homeless camp by force last Thursday.

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Reporting from the Chambers. LIVE! 5:34 p.m. – Agenda lists Nancy Nadel is currently in Jamaica. She will speak via teleconference all the way from Blue Harbour Castle Gardens in Port Maria, Jamaica, West Indies. This will be interesting. 5:47 p.m.  -Council members are in! Ignacio De La Fuente walks in with Animal, the drummer…

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