Michael Howerton is managing editor at Contently. He writes about tech, the environment, arts, health and sports.
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On each side of the narrow tributary at the mouth of the Oakland Estuary, merely a few thousand feet apart, sit two immense but quiet swaths of land.
A relatively peaceful crowd of about 100 gathered at Frank Ogawa Plaza in front of City Hall this past October to mark the second anniversary of the Occupy Oakland encampment there.