Report rips police response to Occupy Oakland
A city-commissioned report into the first violent Occupy Oakland protest found that police made numerous mistakes that are indicative of major shortcomings within the department.
Oct. 25, 2011: Clashes after pre-dawn raid on Occupy encampment
At least 1,000 people took to the streets to continue a protest that began two weeks ago and has now drawn national attention for its size and scope.
(Laura A. Oda/Staff)
Mayor Quan could be liable if Oakland misses Occupy deadlines
Mayor Jean Quan could literally pay the price, if Oakland again misses deadlines to complete police internal affairs investigations. Judge warns of fines if Internal Affairs investigations further delayed
(Patrick Tehan/Bay Area News Group)
Taste-Off: The best French macaron cookies
The names may be similar, but don't confuse macarons with dense, chewy macaroons. Macarons are colorful, meringue-like confections made with ground almonds, sugar and egg whites and the fillings range from jam to ganache or buttercream. Here's the scoop on the best -- and ickiest.
Cindy Crawford viral 'real' photo a fake
Photographer from 2013 Marie Clare photo shoot says picture was stolen and altered.