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Oakland: Two people killed in shooting early Saturday morning

OAKLAND — A man and a woman were pronounced dead after a double shooting in East Oakland, police said. Residents called police to report gunfire just after 4 a.m. near Apricot and Blenheim streets, just off San Leandro Street, police said. No one else was injured. Both victims, who were not identified, were found in the street and pronounced dead at the scene. Police were still trying to identify both people and determine what their relationship was. There was no suspect information available Saturday morning. The shootings mark the 14th … Continued


Oakland: Judge picks police overseer but won’t divulge name

OAKLAND — A federal judge has chosen a powerful overseer for the Oakland Police Department, but refused to reveal his pick Friday, citing the city’s failure to release data to set the official’s salary. U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson gave Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker until noon Monday to file current salary information for both City Administrator Deanna Santana and police Chief Howard Jordan. The figures will be used to determine compensation for a compliance director who will have sweeping powers to make Oakland police fully satisfy court-sanctioned reforms that … Continued


Tina’s Community Store Grand Opening

Fat Ed & his buddy Tina Flores are working towards sending a container of medical supplies and computers to the UNIFA Medical School in Haiti in April or May.  Ed has already got about 70 or so computers ready, and would like to send another 30 or so, but can use donated tech-crap (working monitors, hard drives, keyboards, rodents, memory, computers, he’ll format them and put Linux on them so you don’t have to worry about your data). To raise money for the container Tina is opening a thrift store … Continued


Call Out for a Drone-free Alameda County!

Protest the Coming of Drones to Alameda County! Alameda County Board of Supervisors Public Protection Committee Hearing 1:00PM, Thursday, February 14, 2013 1221 Oak Street Board Chambers, Room 512, 5th Floor More event info. Alameda County does not need drones intruding on its privacy or its pocketbook. Alameda County Against Drones (ACAD), a grassroots community organization that formed to oppose Sheriff Ahern’s push to buy a surveillance drone, will attend the Alameda County Public Protection Committee’s drone hearing on February 14th. The Sheriff is understating drones’ threat to privacy and … Continued


FTP on 3,1,13 Meet at 14 and broadway 7:00pm

FTP March - Jan 14, 2012

Hello people of the world. It is time that people come and march as a bloc. Let’s keep it fun and cool , we have a set of rules to keep every safe so we can all march in peace. FUCK THE POLICE MARCH FTP2.0 – FUCK THE POLICE Take our pigs for a walk. They need the exercise. And it only costs the city $50K a week! *** This event is being called by the Occupy Oakland Tactical Action Committee. It might continue weekly. The Tactical Action Committee was … Continued


“Occupy the Bay” is Your Documentary

JUST 9 DAYS LEFT for the kickstarter campaign.“Occupy the Bay,” a full-length documentary by local independent filmmakers about Occupy in Oakland, Berkeley and San Francisco, is now in final editing and is seeking completion funding through This is the film about Occupy in YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD. YOU might even be in it! This film explores links to ILWU strikers and historical social movements, as well as including interviews of Occupiers, footage on the police eviction of Occupy Oakland, General Strike, port shutdown, May Day, Occupy the Farm, police brutality, Alan … Continued


Oakland band shoots music video for Occupy

Oakland band Midnight Raid released their music video for the song “Fire” this week. Band members have been present at various demonstrations and wanted to do their part for Occupy Oakland. Support Occupy, Support local music, Stop Brutality. 45950


“Occupy the Bay” – local documentary

“Occupy the Bay,” an independent local documentary about Occupy Oakland, Berkeley and San Francisco is now raising funds through for a final edit and entry into film festivals in the coming months.  Please go to kickstarter to see the trailer and read about funding  needs and incentives. 45877


Quite A Bit Of Reasons Americans Might Want A Law Firm

As people, when we go home and listen to the radio or watch T.V., we get bombarded with ads for law offices which, in most cases, we quickly change the channel and never think about again. But, is there a good reason that you may find yourself wanting to get a law firm? Well, in most cases, the answer’s yes. Maybe not right at this moment but, some time in your life, chances are you will find yourself in need of a law office to represent you for one reason … Continued