Erin SherbertThis has Occupy Oakland written all over it Occupy Oakland is still at it, with plans this weekend to move into a vacant building that protesters can call home. According to Occupy Oakland:
"Like millions of people in this country, Occupy Oakland has no home. On January 28, Move-in ... More >>
Michael Moore and the president, for some reason.
A 482 pound Antioch resident credits Carl's Jr. with helping him slim down. A man named Michael Moore claims that eating Carl's Jr. every day last year helped him to lose weight -- around 100 pounds.
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Erin SherbertAfter 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 and a potential recall, no squatters came back to pitch a tent las ... More >>
Erin SherbertUpdate (8:20 p.m.): Thousands of protesters marched from downtown to the Port of Oakland where they blocked terminals, stopping traffic and shutting down the port. With almost no police officers in sight, the march seemed more like a festival, with people dancing in the streets, chan ... More >>
Erin SherbertStranger things have happened Early this morning, San Francisco police circled the OccupySF site on Justin Herman Plaza, donning helmets and batons, ready to raid the camp. But for some reason, after bringing in backup, the cops retreated a few hours later, calling off the planned ra ... More >>
Is help on the way? Yesterday we pondered departing Muni CEO Nat Ford's legacy. It's hard to assess. In a way, under Ford, Muni is a bit like a meal at McDonald's -- you always get what you expected to get, and you're never all that thrilled with it. There is a case to be made, however, that Ford ... More >>