The Beginning
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. 
The Aftermath
(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.