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East Bay prepares for Golden State Warriors championship parade Thursday

In celebration of its 2017 NBA championship victory, the Golden State Warriors, along with the City of Oakland, will host a parade and rally in downtown Oakland on Thursday. Public transportation, such as BART and AC Transit, have been busy preparing for the large crowds with planned street closures and expected heavy ridership.
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A protester jumps from one semi trailer to another. Protesters stopped semi trucks along the approaches to the port.

Protesters shut down maritime operations at Port of Oakland

OAKLAND — In an attempt to shut down maritime operations, protesters from the Occupy Movement marched to the Port of Oakland during Wednesday’s general strike, effectively shutting down business for the evening while causing no reported damage. The march began at Frank Ogawa Plaza in Downtown Oakland and lead the crowd
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A sign denouncing the destructive activity hangs on a shattered Bank of America window in downtown Oakland.

Storify: Nov. 2 Occupy Oakland General Strike

Thousands of people from throughout the Bay Area have joined Occupy Oakland protesters in Downtown Oakland Wednesday in the nation’s first general strike since 1946. The Daily Californian will provide updates here and on Twitter View the story “Nov. 2 Occupy Oakland General Strike” on Storify] Stephanie Baer is the
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Posters around the UC Berkeley campus advertise the general strike happening in Oakland on Wednesday.

Protesters plan to shut down Oakland for Nov. 2 general strike

Anywhere from several hundred to several thousand people from throughout the Bay Area are expected to converge in Downtown Oakland Wednesday for a Day of Action and general strike — the nation’s first since 1946, which also took place in Oakland — that Occupy Movement protesters hope will shut down
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