Protesters gathered on Sproul for a noon rally, despite occasionally heavy rain. Jan Flatley-Feldman/Staff

March 1 Day of Action yields low turnout

UC Berkeley students and other community members took part in a national Day of Action Thursday that garnered significantly less participation than the large-scale Occupy Cal protests of last November. The day’s protest in support of public education began with small campus demonstrations and culminated in a march through Oakland.
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A protester stands with her hand raised atop a semi trailer as protesters march towards the Oakland port from downtown during the Nov. 2 general strike.

Occupy Oakland to march to support UC Berkeley general strike

Looking to support Occupy Cal and its “fight against police brutality,” Occupy Oakland is planning to march to UC Berkeley to join the campus general strike Tuesday. “We must recognize that the very same OPD officers and Sheriffs who attacked us here were sent only a few days later to
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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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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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