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News, The Snitch Port of Oakland Strike: Union, Management Talking Again

Port of Oakland Strike: Union, Management Talking Again

Workers were back on the job this morning after shutting down the Port of Oakland yesterday in a 24-hour strike over unresolved labor negotiations. Both sides effectively got what they wanted -- by 7 p.m, the Port of Oakland was…
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News, The Snitch Occupy Oakland: Flyer Asks Residents to "Beat Up" Anarchists at Anniversary Protest

Occupy Oakland: Flyer Asks Residents to "Beat Up" Anarchists at Anniversary Protest

Oakland received a chilling missive over the weekend from a group of folks who are calling on the city's residents to bring bats and beat the shit out of anarchists and vandals during next week's Occupy protest.The flyer, which was…
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News, The Snitch Oakland Police Department Has a Long Road to Reform, Feds Say

Oakland Police Department Has a Long Road to Reform, Feds Say

The Oakland Police Department is getting bad press -- again. Since January, the department has been operating under threat of federal receivership, and the latest report from the their federal monitor, Robert Warshaw, reveals that photos defaced in a "racist,…
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News, The Snitch Oakland City Leaders Are Picking Marijuana Over Murders, <i>Chronicle</i> Columnist Says

Oakland City Leaders Are Picking Marijuana Over Murders, Chronicle Columnist Says

What the hell are Oakland city leaders smoking these days? As the Chron's Chip Johnson astutely notes this week, Oakland city leaders' priorities are completely ass backwards, as evidenced by their reaction to the two biggest news stories in the…
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News, The Snitch Report Questions Legitimacy of Mayor Jean Quan's New Policing Plan

Report Questions Legitimacy of Mayor Jean Quan's New Policing Plan

A report released this week casts a long shadow of doubt on Mayor Jean Quan's new crime initiative, which promised to target specific areas in Oakland. When she announced the new law enforcement strategy, Quan claimed that 90 percent of…
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News, The Snitch Twitter Defends Occupy, Challenges Court Order to Release Protester's Tweets

Twitter Defends Occupy, Challenges Court Order to Release Protester's Tweets

Occupiers aren't the only ones resisting the government these days. Now Twitter has decided to sit with protesters, figuratively speaking.We told readers last month about the New York judge who ordered the San Francisco-based Twitter to turn over tweets from…
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News, The Snitch Occupy Oakland: Judge Issues Restraining Order Against Protesters

Occupy Oakland: Judge Issues Restraining Order Against Protesters

Oakland officials truly upped the ante in their battle with Occupy Oakland when they secured a stay-away order for 12 protesters who were charged in connection with the weekend chaos in downtown Oakland.The demonstrators were ordered to stay 300 feet…
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News, The Snitch Occupy Movement Losing Support in San Francisco

Occupy Movement Losing Support in San Francisco

The Occupy Movement is still making headlines, four months after it took root in New York City. But it's only front-page news because of the damage it's been causing, not because of its success. Perhaps that explains the latest sentiment…
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News, The Snitch Newspaper Guild Blasts Mayor Jean Quan Over Arrest of Reporters at Occupy Oakland

Newspaper Guild Blasts Mayor Jean Quan Over Arrest of Reporters at Occupy Oakland

Plenty of people are unhappy all around about what happened in downtown Oakland Saturday evening -- journalists included. Hundreds of police in riot gear descended on a planned Occupy Oakland rally over the weekend, which escalated into another violent scene…
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News, The Snitch Mayor Jean Quan Calls on Occupy Wall Street to "Disown" Occupy Oakland

Mayor Jean Quan Calls on Occupy Wall Street to "Disown" Occupy Oakland

After a weekend of epic chaos that led to more than 400 arrests in downtown Oakland, Mayor Jean Quan says she is going to place a call to New York City -- home of the Occupy Wall Street movement -- …
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News, The Snitch Occupy Oakland Thinks Oakland Is Its "Playground"

Occupy Oakland Thinks Oakland Is Its "Playground"

Occupy Oakland's plans to peacefully occupy a vacant building once again turned into a  mini war zone when hundreds of police in riot gear descended on the group Saturday afternoon. The only thing protesters are occupying now are jail cells.…
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News, The Snitch Occupy Oakland Says F**K the Police

Occupy Oakland Says F**K the Police

Just last week, the New York Times took San Francisco residents by surprise when it concluded that Oakland -- not the City by the Bay -- was No. 5 on its top 45 list of places to be. But if…
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News, The Snitch Occupy Oakland Attempts to Storm City Hall, Occupy Mayor Jean Quan's Office

Occupy Oakland Attempts to Storm City Hall, Occupy Mayor Jean Quan's Office

It seems that Occupy Oakland's initial intent to dismantle big banks has shifted to a more tenable goal: to make Mayor Jean Quan's first term a living hell. More than two dozen protesters attempted to overtake City Hall this afternoon,…
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News, The Snitch What Do Occupy Oakland and Mayor Jean Quan Have in Common?

What Do Occupy Oakland and Mayor Jean Quan Have in Common?

First, they are both Libras. Why does that matter, you ask? It doesn't, unless you are a firm believer in astrology, or perhaps, like us, you are looking for another excuse to see Mayor Jean Quan in this wizard hat.As…
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News, The Snitch Occupy Oakland Ambushes Mayor Jean Quan at Community Forum

Occupy Oakland Ambushes Mayor Jean Quan at Community Forum

You can take Occupy protesters out of the streets, but you cannot take the streets out of the protesters. Occupy Oakland folks stormed a Commonwealth Club meeting last night in San Francisco where the very unpopular Mayor Jean Quan was…
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News, The Snitch Frank Ogawa Plaza Is 100 Percent Free of the 99 Percent

Frank Ogawa Plaza Is 100 Percent Free of the 99 Percent

After the Monday morning raid on Occupy Oakland, the city's downtown plaza is open to all the other taxpayers who want to use it -- finally. Much to the relief of Mayor Jean Quan, who is still facing nonstop criticism…
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News, The Snitch Occupy Oakland Says the Camp Isn't Going Anywhere

Occupy Oakland Says the Camp Isn't Going Anywhere

Occupy Oakland protesters say they have no intention of leaving Frank Ogawa Plaza, despite (and probably to spite) pleas from city officials and police who asked the camp to pack up and go. After last night's fatal shooting near the…
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News, The Snitch Occupy Oakland: City Council Turns on Mayor Jean Quan

Occupy Oakland: City Council Turns on Mayor Jean Quan

Mayor Jean Quan is now taking heat from her colleagues at City Hall after a group of city councilmembers did what they say Quan should have done days ago: Marched down to the encampment and demand that police dismantle Occupy…
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Occupy Oakland: Police Release Their Own Videos Detailing Chaotic Raid

Oakland Police were wearing video cameras the morning they raided the Occupy Oakland camp two weeks ago, which quickly degenerated into chaos and violence. And with their own surveillance, comes the officers' own perspective on what happened that morning. In…
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News, The Snitch Occupy Oakland: Peaceful Protest Turns Chaotic, Several Hospitalized

Occupy Oakland: Peaceful Protest Turns Chaotic, Several Hospitalized

Yesterday's general strike in Oakland -- which shut down the port -- ended in a late-night violent (and costly) scene in downtown with fires, arrests, and injuries. It started at about 11 p.m., when a group of masked vandals began…
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