This video and photos are only from early in the morning of Tuesday (Nov. 20, 2012). The strike continued during the rest of the day. For more details please visit: http://occupyoakland.org/2012/11/pickets-still-needed-its-all-shutdown-no-work-happening-today-port-of-oakland/ .
Rocky shores: Representatives from Target, Walgreens, J.C. Penney, and Crate and Barrel tell Oakland port commissioners and staffers they’re prepared to bypass the city – and ship all their overseas merchandise through Los Angeles – if the locals can’t control the Occupy situation. The reps point out that 40 percent of their imports come through Oakland, and say last week’s shutdown cost their companies hundreds of thousands of dollars in missed shipping deadlines. Matier & Ross, http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/12/21/BA7S1MEUQE.DTL (12 Dec 2011)