Jean Quan

Shorter version? Nothing new here, the actual report hasn't been released to the public, and the recommendations for the Oakland Police Department might get done someday, if they get the money, and if they get the time. Correct me if I'm Read more...
Recently obtained internal emails between Oakland City Hall and police through a public records request that give a look into the mindset of Oakland officials during the violent police raids of Occupy Oakland that began last October. The police clash on October 25, 2011 left Iraq war veteran Scott Olsen clinging to life in critical condition, and wounded many others. Read more...
Adam Katz (@GeekEasy) films himself being arrested as he backs away from police who refuse to say where exactly they want him to go... Read more...
Oakland police have arrested members of Occupy Oakland who were demonstrating in front of City Hall. Read more...
Mayor Villaraigosa did us all a favor. His massive police raid on Occupy L.A. provided a few clarifications that will prove important as this movement moves forward, which it most certainly will. First, he could not have more powerfully confirmed Occupy’s critique of the corruption of our political system. It doesn’t matter if the mayor is a white, billionaire media mogul a la Bloomberg or a working-class Chicano with deep roots in the local labor movement... Read more...

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A round-up of the latest in "Occupy" and related news around the nation... Read more...
Scott Olsen, the Iraq War veteran injured at the Occupy Oakland encampment on Oct. 25th has since been released from the hospital and gave his first interview yesterday. Read more...
What a mess. The staff at city of Oakland Mayor Jean Quan's office are fleeing faster than she can sign a contract for additional police to handle an eviction. Read more...
Countdown's Keith Olbermann talked to former legal adviser for Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, Dan Siegel, about his decision to resign his position over Monday's police raid of Occupy Oakland that Diane wrote about here at our Occupy America sister site -- Riot Police Evict Occupy Oakland: Read more...
Reports late Sunday night of an "imminent" raid on Occupy Oakland quickly spread to the protesters. Read more...