Protesters tear down fences at Oakland plazas slated for renovation
Protesters tore down fencing Saturday at two plazas that had been scheduled for renovation, calling the action a "liberation" of public space.
Mayor Tom Bates says Berkeley police, whom many residents have accused of unnecessary violence, on the whole acted admirably during recent protests but that purported misconduct should be investigated.
An Oakland man was sentenced Friday to life in prison and two additional potential life terms in the 2012 murder of millionaire tech investor Raveesh "Ravi" Kumra.
An apparent shootout Thursday afternoon in East Oakland left a 17-year-old boy in critical condition and a Vallejo man also wounded, police said Friday.
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