On June 24, Judge Robert M. Freedman gave outgoing City Attorney John Russo a going-away present: An affirmative ruling on the Fruitvale gang injunction.
As is his wont, Russo sent out a tweet announcing victory after an unprecedented eight-month long court battle.
This year's Grand Prize Winner - Sailing on the Bay by Matt Beardsley
What does Oakland look like ... visually?
And what picture of Oakland would most make people want to visit?
Crowd gathers at Mehserle verdict gathering
Eric Arnold, Oakland Local
Kate McLean, The Bay Citizen
A woman was struck by a police vehicle reversing during a protest near Frank Ogawa Plaza in downtown Oakland, near an intersection where about 200 demonstrators had gathered and forced an AC transit bus to turn around.
dead prez at the Grind 4 the Green Concert at Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco
Editor's Note: As scores of Oakland non-profit staffers--and President Obama-- head to Copenhagen.