The Occupy Oakland General Assembly yesterday debated the violent tactics of the “black bloc,” reports Oakland North.
The liberal ThinkProgress has a post on an Oakland Police officer who has given a video interview supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement, after being outed as a plainclothes observer of Occupy Oakland.
NeighborsWebSJ reports on the San Jose City Council’s approval of the potential sale of land for a downtown ballpark to a private investment group. That ballpark would be inhabited by the current Oakland A’s, hopes San Jose.
From Richmond Confidential: “One month into the state’s implementation of a major prison realignment, Contra Costa County’s parolee and inmate numbers are much higher than projected.”
California has hit a solar energy milestone, reports Climate Watch: Homeowners and businesses have now installed one gigawatt of roof-top solar panels
Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.