East Bay Bike Party at Cesar Chavez Park at the Berkeley Marina in 2012. Photo: Matt Werner Two local lads — Matt Werner, a Cal English grad who now works at Google, and Joe Sciarrillo who is studying for his masters at Cal — have published a book that embraces many of the Bay Area’s […]
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.
Protestors met for a general assembly at around 1:45 pm today at Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. Photos: Tracey Taylor Update, 7:52pm: Video footage of police beating protesters at today’s Occupy Cal demonstrations has emerged. The following video was uploaded to YouTube by Miles Mathews [Hat-tip: Bruce Love]: Update, 4:36 pm: Protesters have […]
After some brainstorming while riding BART, Elisabeth Jay's kids and some new friends created some chalk pie charts. Photos: Elisabeth Jay By Elisabeth Jay After activists occupied the Frank Ogawa Plaza outside of Oakland City Hall for the second time, it seemed high time to visit the site that not only had been renamed Oscar Grant […]
Site of Occupy Berkeley protest at the corner of Shattuck and Center Streets. Photo: Michael Roberts The group of Occupy Berkeley protesters who had made their base the space in front of Bank of America on Shattuck and Center Streets has left that location to join the Occupy Berkeley encampment at MLK Park, according to […]
Occupy Oakland demonstrations on Tuesday October 25. Photo: Queena Kim/The Bay Citizen The Berkeley Police Department sent fifteen officers to the Occupy Oakland demonstration Tuesday evening to support the Oakland Police in its efforts to break up the protests. “The Oakland Police Department (OPD) requested mutual aid through the Alameda County Mutual Aid Coordinator, who in […]