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Occupy Oakland is an ongoing series of demonstrations in Oakland, California. As part of the Occupy movement, protestors have staged occupations, most notably at Frank H. Ogawa Plaza in front of Oakland City Hall. Occupy Oakland is allied with New York City's Occupy Wall Street and other nearby protests like Occupy San Francisco, Occupy San Jose and Occupy Cal. Occupy Oakland began as a protest encampment at Frank H. Ogawa Plaza on October 10, 2011. It was cleared out by multiple law enforcement agencies on October 25, 2011. That evening when protesters tried to reclaim the site, clashes between police and protesters resulted in multiple injuries and over 100 arrests. Scott Olsen, an Iraq war veteran, suffered a skull fracture allegedly caused by a police projectile. His injury came to national attention and became a rallying cry for the Occupy movement. The site was re-occupied by protesters the next evening. The general strike brought thousands of demonstrators to downtown Oakland... (via Freebase)