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DA serves stay-away order on Occupy Cal protesters

A number of people charged in connection with Occupy Cal protests on Nov. 9 2011 were today served with a stay-away order, according to Assistant District Attorney Teresa Drenick. Drenick confirmed that protesters being arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court today were given an order that they stay away from all UC property, except when going […]

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Criminal charges filed against four Occupy Cal protesters

A November 9, 2011 Occupy Cal rally — before the confrontation with police. Photo: Tracey Taylor Three UC Berkeley students and one professor have been charged with resisting arrest and other charges in connection with their participation in a Nov. 9 Occupy Cal protest. Professor Celeste Langan, who became well-known after a video was posted […]

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Mayor Bates: City ‘not interested’ in confrontation tonight

Crime, including a recent attempted rape, and health hazards have increased at Occupy Berkeley. Photo: Lance Knobel Mayor Tom Bates told Berkeleyside today that the City of Berkeley is determined to avoid the kinds of confrontations that occurred in Oakland and other cities where Occupy movement encampments were removed, despite a decision taken to shut […]