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Oakland City Council OK’s plans for Army base

The agreement with developers includes precedent-setting community benefits provisions to hire local workers and involve the community in ensuring compliance.

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Demonstrators protest raids at medical pot facilities

Protesters, many of them medical marijuana users, massed in downtown Oakland to protest the raiding by federal agents of Oaksterdam University, which trains workers for the medical marijuana industry.

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City Council OKs community benefits for Oakland Army Base project

A new chapter opened in the long saga of efforts to redevelop the former Oakland Army Base, as the City Council approved guiding principles.

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Bay area activists protest home foreclosures

It's a story heard in neighborhood after neighborhood here, as around the nation.

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Occupy, unions and allies: "We refuse to be evicted"

Tthe "one percent" is learning big time today that it cannot evict a nationwide grassroots movement.

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Occupy Oaklanders vigil for injured vet

On the evening of Oct. 27, over a thousand people held a vigil for Iraq veteran Scott Olsen, seriously hurt two days earlier when he was struck in the head by a police tear gas canister.

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Attacks on protesters backfire as Occupy raises the heat on banks

More than 100 arrests in Oakland, unions, their allies, and now Amnesty International have all condemned the use of tear gas.

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Oakland demos spark call for nonviolence & end to repression

In the wake of the early morning police eviction of Occupy Oakland protesters from their encampments Oct. 25, confrontation between protesters and police came to a head in the early evening after protesters regrouped at the city's main library to march through the city.

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Occupy Oakland at the crossroads

Getting lost is the goal of the burgeoning Occupy Wall Street movement, which is to make the banks accountable to the people and pay for the mess they created.

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Protests greet release of Oscar Grant's killer

Hundreds marched peacefully to protest the release from prison of Johannes Mehserle, former BART police officer who killed passenger Oscar Grant III, after Mehserle had served just one year in prison.

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