In the News

October 13, 2011

Occupy Oakland takes root in Frank Ogawa Plaza

In case you haven’t heard, the anti-corporate protests that started on Wall Street last month have spread across the nation, and this week the occupation movement has made it’s mark on Oakland. Hundreds of people have gathered and pitched tents in Frank Ogawa plaza, which protesters have renamed Oscar Grant plaza.

To learn more about the movement, go to their web site here:

And to read more about the protest here in Oakland, check out the article at Oakland North here:



Young people speak out about Syria

Our partners at the KQED Do Now Project have asked young people to add their voices to the ongoing debate around US Action in Syria. To add your voice to the dialogue, visit the Do Now site at:
by jake


Oakland City Council delays vote on gang injunctions and curfew laws

The ongoing debate over the Oakland gang injunctions and a citywide curfew for teenagers will continue, as Mayor Quan and City Council voted to delay a final decision on the proposals.
by jake



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