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Occupy Oakland and Cal march in Berkeley, to campus

Occupy marchers on Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley today. Photo: Queena Kim Hundreds of Occupy demonstrators marched through Berkeley this afternoon, as Occupy Oakland protestors joined with Occupy Cal demonstrators to walk down Bancroft Way, then on a path that took them past Berkeley City College and Berkeley High School. The marchers arrived on the Cal campus […]

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Protesters vote to set up Occupy Cal camp at UC Berkeley

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 […]

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Berkeley police lent support to Oakland police at Occupy Oakland demonstration

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 […]

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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 […]