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Breaking News Reports from Occupy Oakland on Wednesday, November 2nd
by Indybay
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 12:23 PM
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Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 4:24 AM : Lots of sirens heard in direction of #OccupyOakland now. No confirmed reports on why. Oct 25 raid started at 4:30am
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 4:23 AM : San Mateo sheriff's bus used for 52 males, and all others taken in vans. Unknown what jail arrestees taken to
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 4:20 AM : NLG puts number of #OccupyOakland arrestees at 76 males and 25 women
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 3:31 AM : People are returning to the camp. There is a call for #OccupyOakland people to go now and support the port blockade @ Adeline & 3rd.
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 3:14 AM : Huge mutual aid police presence remains in area surrounding #OccupyOakland #OOStrike
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 3:13 AM : Police surrounded large #OccupyOakland #OOStrike group by fountain near San Pablo and likely made over 50 arrests incl 4 NLG and 3 medics
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 3:00 AM : Crowd in Broadway continuing face off with riot police. Camp is calm but riot police still on San Pablo side. #occupyoakland
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 2:07 AM : Police at 15th and Broadway gave "10-second" warning. People chanting "We are Oakland" #OccupyOakland
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 2:06 AM : RT @IntifadaTent: Plaza under attack by police. Possible attempt to clear. Support needed. #OO #OccupyOakland
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 1:52 AM : Police over loud speaker: "15th & Broadway has been declared an unlawful assembly" chemical weapons warning issued to #OccupyOakland.
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 1:44 AM : Police threatening to lob tear gas, arrest at 14th and Broadway #OccupyOakland
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 1:33 AM : Estimated 37 people arrested by riot police a few minutes ago. Stand off at camp continues #OccupyOakland
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 1:30 AM : Riot police facing off with camp. Arrested some occupiers for no reason, shot a homeless man with beanbag round #OccupyOakland
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 1:17 AM : Flash bangs, tear gas and rubber bullets being fired at people from the north side of the plaza. #OccupyOakland
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 1:17 AM : Riot police fired tear gas on San pablo side of plaza, have not entered camp yet #occupyoakland
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 1:05 AM : Protesters holding anti-police brutality signs/shields at fountain told they are under arrest #OccupyOakland
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 1:02 AM : Police tell protesters to put the shields down "You are under arrest" #OccupyOakland
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 12:53 AM : Riot police have blocked off San Pablo end of the plaza #OccupyOakland
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 12:41 AM : RT @OccupyOakland: Teargas fired at 16th and San Pablo. #OccupyOakland
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 12:31 AM : Scores of people sitting in front of riot police, making peace signs, chanting #OccupyOakland
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 12:23 AM : Large police line at 15th and Broadway. Flashbangs fired. #OccupyOakland
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 12:15 AM : #OccupyOakland camp is peaceful, but flash bang grenades and tear gas going off a couple blocks away
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 12:06 AM : Barricades burning at Telegraph and Broadway in response to police attack #OccupyOakland
Thursday Nov 3rd, 2011 12:04 AM : RT @OccupyOakland: Rubber bullets and teargas fired at occupiers at 17th and Broadway. #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 11:55 PM : Riot police moving in on occupied building at 520 16th Street; Police shooting rubber bullets, tear gas, smoke bombs. #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 11:53 PM : Riot police have arrived at San Pablo and 16th St, apparently intending to raid the occupied building #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 11:36 PM : RT @OccupyOakland: Cops massing at greyhound station. Riot gear on. #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 11:10 PM : 16th Street barricaded with trash cans; police copter circles lower and lower. #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 11:07 PM : Dance party going on inside and out of occupied building on 16th St #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 10:48 PM : Traveler's Aid Society invited to resume providing services, or it will become a library and workshop space for the people #occupyoakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 10:46 PM : Occupied building is 520 16th St, former Oakland branch of Traveler's Aid Society which provided homeless services. #OccupyOakland #OOStrike
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 10:39 PM : March has arrived at occupied building with Occupy Everything banner on 16th between Telegraph and san pablo #oostrike #occupyoakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 10:36 PM : March heading north on Telegraph from 14th and Broadway #OccupyOakland #OOStrike
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 10:26 PM : Baseball game going on in 14th and Broadway liberated zone #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 10:25 PM : People still arriving back at the plaza from the port. Crowd gathered at 14th and Broadway. #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 10:01 PM : People at the port need food and water. Just bring it down there! It will be much appreciated. #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 9:44 PM : Two #OccupyOakland protesters hit by a car earlier at 11th and Broadway are reportedly in the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 8:43 PM : APL picketers heading back to downtown after confirming that workers will not be back til morning. #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 8:42 PM : ILWU wants to shut down the port for 24 hours! Be at the main gate at 3am and 6am to make sure the next shifts can't enter. #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 8:41 PM : Two #OccupyOakland protesters hit by car, possibly on purpose. One has reportedly died.
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 8:40 PM : Craig from ILWU showing his union card at APL gate to prove identity after relaying message from ILWU president #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 8:37 PM : ILWU speaking at APL gate. Workers were unable to work. Workers went home and will not be working tonight. #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 8:33 PM : Picket line continuing at APL on Middle Harbor. It's not over. Waiting for arbitrator to show up #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 8:25 PM : Human microphone at SSA on Middle Harbor declares mission accomplished, no workers coming, picketers heading back downtown #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 8:12 PM : Spirits strong, dance party at Hanjin entrance on Middle Harbor #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 8:01 PM : RT @OccupyOakland: Reconvergence at north end of oscar grant plaza (by flower shop) at 10:00 pm. #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 7:58 PM : Picket line at Maritime and 14th holding it down, waiting for arbitrator as 8oclock hour nears #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 7:50 PM : Picket line at 7th and Maritime waving at bart passengers from railroad tower. Workers can go home but not allowed into port #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 7:39 PM : Picket holding strong at 7th and Middle Harbor. Some folks walking up 7th to reinforce other entrances #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 7:13 PM : Picketers continue to block driveway on Maritime as 7pm shift is pushed back to 8pm #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 7:05 PM : Human microphone on Maritime St just announced port is shutdown #OccupyOakland (and picketers need water)
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 7:03 PM : RT @OccupyOakland: At Port of America with 500 ppl. Port shut down. People picketing in circles & chanting- cops down road are staying put
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 6:49 PM : Picket line holding strong on Maritime and 14th. Hope the taco trucks stocked up. #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 6:33 PM : A line of police cars is reportedly on the way to the Port of Oakland. #OccupyOakland #oostrike
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 6:26 PM : Police with riot gear are reportedly being called into Oakland from San Mateo County and other jurisdictions. #OccupyOakland #oostrike
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 6:09 PM : People still marching way back in downtown Oakland #OccupyOakland #OWS
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 5:59 PM : Trucks, trains, railroads occupied, Port of Oakland shutdown by tens of thousands of people as sun sets over the bay #OccupyOakland #OWS
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 5:33 PM : #occupysf now blocking a second gate of the Oakland Port. #generalstrike #occupyoakland #oostrike
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 5:29 PM : 20,000 people arriving at port in mile or more long march, plus another march behind it #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 5:25 PM : Huge march arrives at Port of Oakland chanting, "Whose Port? Our Port!" #OccupyOakland #oostrike
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 5:23 PM : front of the first march has arrived at the port as people continue to march from 14th and Broadway #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 5:20 PM : no end in sight to #OccupyOakland strike march from the 14th St freeway overpass "Redistribution or revolution"
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 5:18 PM : An Indybay march counter is at 15-20,000 as people continue to arrive at 14th and Broadway #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 5:10 PM : Huge #occupyoakland strike march continuing to pour down 14th St towards port, bicycle sound systems blaring
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 4:32 PM : Feminists and Queers Against Capitalism Bloc to lead march from 14th and Broadway at 5pm. #OccupyOakland #oostrike
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 4:28 PM : March on the port at least 6 blocks long, still leaving the plaza; Critical Mass is ahead of it #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 4:14 PM : Approx. 150 ppl at #OccupyOakland #GeneralStrike Library Teach-in. #oostrike
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 3:59 PM : RT @californiabeat: Crowd of at least 5,000 #OccupyOakland protesters preparing to march to Port of Oakland. #oostrike
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 3:47 PM : RT @OccupyOakland: 7 buses of 50ppl each headed to the oakland port to shut it down! #OccupyOakland #oostrike
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 2:58 PM : RT @BootsRiley: Be at 14th & Broadway at 3:45 to leave to shut down the port SHARPLY at 4pm! Port still workin @ 40%. #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 2:53 PM : RT @BootsRiley: Ppl have been shuttin down banks, and movin in furniture from foreclosed homes. Thousands in the streets. #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 12:39 PM : RT @OccupyOakland: Massive "Occupy Banks" banner hung up across Webster St by urban climbers. #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 11:59 AM : Several dowtown banks shut down by #OOStrike including Wells Fargo, Citibank, & Comerica #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 11:02 AM : RT @globalexchange: Laney College students have walked out and marching down street now to join action. #OO #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 10:57 AM : RT @OccupyOakland: 5,000 strikers marching down Clay. #generalstrike #occupyoakland #oo
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 10:51 AM : KPFA broadcasting live from the #GeneralStrike, 10am-1pm & 3-6pm. 94.1FM, 88.1FM in the Central Valley, and kpfa.org #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 10:17 AM : Crowd rallying at 14th & Broadway now marching toward "the banks." #OccupyOakland
Wednesday Nov 2nd, 2011 10:07 AM : RT @OccupyOakland: Wildcat longshoremen strike activity during the early shift has closed the Port of Oakland! #generalstrike #occupyoakland