Wednesday Must Read: Quan Urges Occupy Oakland to Condemn Violence; Parts of Brown’s Pension Overhaul May Be Illegal

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1. In an open letter to Occupy Oakland, Mayor Jean Quan urged protesters to “isolate” the violent demonstrators who are growing increasingly influential in the movement, the Chron reports. The mayor also again pleaded with the occupiers to work with the city to help make the encampment in front of City Hall clean and safe. Progressives are expected to attend tonight’s General Assembly to push for a resolution condemning violence.

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