Media coverage of Stop the Injunctions Coalition

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Press coverage of anti-injunction struggle in Oakland:

Oaklanders Call on City Council to Keep Their Promises, Urge Gang Injunction Review,” Oakland Local, 9/1/11

Relatives of slain Carlos Nava criticize Oakland gang injunction, curfew proposal,” Oakland Tribune, 8/18/11

Push For Oakland Curfew, More Gang Injunctions After 3-Year-Old’s Shooting Death,” CBS SF, 8/17/11

Community leaders decry call for gang injunctions,” ABC7, 8/17/11

New outdoor mural in Fruitvale inspired by gang injunction defendants,” Oakland Tribune, 8/14/11

Oakland gang injunction is deceptive and wrong,” SF Bayview, 6/8/11

Gang injunctions: crime-fighting necessity or over-policing?” KALW, 6/6/11

City Council votes to continue funding gang injunctions,” OaklandNorth, 5/18/2011

Officials Vote In Favor Of Oakland Gang Injunctions,” KTVU, 5/18/11

Closing arguments in Oakland gang injunction,” SF Chronicle, 5/7/11

Gang Injunctions, unfettered police power gentrify Oakland,” SF Bayview, 5/4/11

Biggest Proponent of Oakland’s Gang Injunctions Resigns,” The Bay Citizen, 5/4/11

Records show City Attorney planning third Oakland gang injunction,” KALW, 4/25/11

Testimony resumes in Oakland gang injunctions case”, Oakland Local, 3/16/11

Oakland Gang Injunction Hearings Drag On,” CBS, 3/14/11

Oakland gang injunction hearing resumes,” ABC7, 3/2/11

Gang injunctions roil Oakland Politics,” KALW, 3/1/11

Judge Remains Undecided on Oakland Gang Injunction,” CBS, 2/23/11

Oakland CA says gang injunction cutting drug crime,” SF Chronicle, 2/15/11

“Opponents of Gang Injunction Rally in front of City Hall,” San Jose Mercury News, 1/26/11 (Note: Rally attendees counted 290 people present, not 100.)

“Gang injunction opponents protest in anticipation…” SF Chronicle Oakland Blog, 1/27/11

“Gang injunction opponents protest,” (full story),, 1/27/11 (Note: this link also has several other stories with background on the injunctions.)

“Critics of Gang Injunctions Achieve Small Victory,” KTVU, 1/11/11.

“Hearing fails to disqualify defense attorneys,”, January 7 2011.

“Judge waits on conflict of interest decision,”, January 7 2011.

“Judge delays ruling in Oakland gang injunction case,” Contra Costa Times, January 7 2011.

Anti-injunction bike ride on, 12/1/10.

Fruitvale against the gang injunction: community bike ride, KTVU 12/1/10.

Gang injunctions face federal test in OC, skepticism in Oakland – CaliforniaWatch, 11/19/10

Oakland police serve gang injunction notices, prompting Fruitvale protest – Oakland Tribune, 11/12/10

Activists Oppose Proposed Injunction – KTVU 11/11/10

City of Oakland files petition for new injunction; residents protest – 10/13/10

Law Enforcement Agencies, Community Members Convene to Solve Oakland Gang Problems, Crosscurrents on KALW, 8/24/10

Davey D TV Oakland Gang Injunction Approved: Opt-out clause added to proposal, Oakland Local 5/28/10

Gang Injunction to be Approved, The Bay Citizen 5/28/10

Judge intends to issue gang injunction for Oakland, ABC 7 5/27/2010

Why We Should Rally Against the Gang Injunction (Opinion), Oakland Local 5/27/10

Gang injunction part of larger set of failed policing policies, Oakland Seen 5/24/10

Gang injunction should be replaced with youth leadership, Oakland Seen 5/12/10

Gang Injunction Town Hall Draws Many on Saturday, Oakland Local 5/10/10

Opposition builds against Oakland gang injunctions, SF Bayview 5/7/10

Youth Skolaz Tell Their Truths on Race, Poverty and the Gang Injunction, Poor Magazine

Oakland residents fight gang injunction plan, ABC 7

Evening Report, KPFA 5/8/10 (at 25:00)

What Gang Injunctions really do, Oakland Local 4/30/10

Gang Injunction Hearing Packs Courtroom, Decision Postponed until Late May, Oakland Local 4/28/10

Oakland Rallies Against Gang Injunctions, Indybay 4/24/10

Date set on Oakland gang injunction request, Oakland Tribune, 4/23/10

Oakland gang injunction encourages racial profiling, gentrification, The Black Hour 4/22/10

Profiling or policing? Oakland’s proposed gang injunction, KALW 4/20/10

Gang injunctions on the Block Report, The Block Report (at 00:40) KPFA 4/19/10

Gang injunctions discussed, The Morning Edition (at around 00:38) KPFA 4/12/10

Press release: Oakland Community Stands Against Gang Injunction, 4/12/10

Community Members Push Back Against Proposed Gang Injunction, Oakland Local, 3/23/2010

16 years after failed attempt, Oakland again seeks gang injunction, California Watch 3/29/2010

Former gang member, now college prof, speaks out against Oakland gang injunction, Oakland Local, 3/30/10

Davey D speaks with George Galvis, Tony Coleman and Kim McGillicuddy about gang injunction legislation, Hardknock Radio, 3/30/2010

Press release: ACLU, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights File Court Papers Against Proposed Oakland Gang Injunction, 4/8/2010

Oakland’s Gang Injunction not supported by local residents, Youth Radio, 3/16/2010

General news:

Jean Quan is “ambivalent” about the injunctions,, 1/6/2011

ACLU On Oakland’s Proposed 100 Block Gang Injunction, Youth Radio, 4/14/2010

ACLU Opposes Oakland Gang Crackdown, ABC news 4/15/2010

Oakland Gang Injunction, KQED Forum with Michael Krasny, 2/23/2010

North Oakland named in Proposed Gang Injunction filed by Oakland City Attorney’s Office, Oakland Local, 2/18/2010

Gang injunction to be filed without Council approval, SFGate, 2/19/2010

Audio: Public Safety Committee needs more info about gang injunctions, Oakland Local, 2/15/2010


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