Photo, taken on Sunday Dec. 7, 2014, by Kelly Owen Berkeleyside is continuing its coverage of the protests and riots that took place in Berkeley this past weekend. Read our minute-by minute reporting of Saturday’s protests, and Sunday’s protests, which includes photos and videos. Watch videos on our YouTube channel. Catch up with our live coverage […]
Live coverage: Berkeley community meeting after murder
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Berkeley High concerned about Civic Park Occupy camp
The Occupy Berkeley encampment at Civic Center Park has grown over the past few weeks. Photo: Arturo Snuze Berkeley High School Principal Pasquale Scuderi says supervising BHS students during the lunch hour and after school has become more challenging for the school with the growth of the Occupy Berkeley tent-city in Civic Center Park. In […]
Poet writes about Occupy Cal, protesters plan next steps
Robert Hass: the Cal professor joined Occupy Cal protesters on campus recently and was beaten by police. Photo: Copyright 2005 Margaretta K. Mitchell Robert Hass, professor of poetry and poetics at UC Berkeley, attended Occupy Cal this month and wrote about his experience in an op-ed piece for the New York Times on Sunday titled “Poet-Bashing […]
At Occupy Cal: Let books take the place of banned tents
The police may have forcibly evicted slumberers and their tents set up Wednesday night by Occupy Cal protesters on campus, but never let it be said that Berkeley students aren’t creative. Replacing the tents we have — fittingly enough for a storied institution of learning — books, or rather books made to look like tents. […]
Before Occupy Oakland came the protesters of Solano Ave.
For the past 10 weeks, a group of demonstrators has gathered regularly on Solano Avenue holding aloft banners that read “Tax the Rich.” The group is not part of the Occupy Wall Street movement, but shares many of its views about inequality.
Berkeley joins 900 cities to condemn corporate greed
Around 300 people marched through downtown Berkeley Saturday as part of the worldwide Occupy movement. All photos: Judith Scherr By Judith Scherr Update, 10.16.11: A video of the October 15th Occupy march in Berkeley has been added at the foot of this story. It was created by Digital Asphalt/East Bay Media Center/Paul Kealoha Blake. ……………………………………. Some […]