Ten days after police confiscated tents from protesters who were sleeping on the sidewalk in front of the Federal Reserve Bank on Market Street, Occupy SF has reassembled a camp at Justin Herman Plaza across from the Ferry Building.
Protester Colin Davis, 42, of Concord said the group decided to move most of its operations Saturday night, after spending a week discussing possible locations. Read More
Despite an early-morning raid Thursday by police and the Department of Public Works, Occupy SF protesters re-established their camp this weekend, taking up most of the block in front of the Federal Reserve building on Market Street.
Click on the photo at right to see a gallery of images from the Occupy SF encampment. Read More
The camps are gone but the protesters remain on Market Street in San Francisco’s Financial District, after police confronted the group early Thursday. Read More
Chanting slogans such as “We are the 99 percent” and “We got sold out, the banks got a bailout,” the Occupy SF movement clogged the sidewalks and streets of San Francisco with hundreds of marchers Wednesday. Read More
It was only a matter of time until the Occupy Wall Street movement came to one of the nation’s most renowned bastions of protest, and the local effort appears to be growing. Read More
San Francisco may not have a Wall Street but it has a Market Street, which is where protesters are currently taking their cause.
Occupy Wall Street -- the organization behind the ongoing protests in New York City -- has officially spread to The City, with people gathering Thursday in the Financial District to rally against big banks. Read More
A new traffic lane downtown has police worried about potential safety hazards, as well as a possible conflict with The City’s plan to clear cars from Market Street. Read More
San Francisco Board of Supervisors President David Chiu introduced a resolution Tuesday calling for more pilot projects to be implemented on Market Street, citing the success of recent moves to divert traffic off the popular thoroughfare.The resolution calls on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and other city departments and agencies to further divert private automobile traffic off of Market Street, what Chiu called "The City's greatest boulevard." Read More
Market Street motorists take note: after nearly two years of scattered enforcement, cops are cracking down — by handing out $176 citations — on cars traveling on prohibited parts of San Francisco’s downtown artery.
Since September 2009, private automobiles driving eastbound on Market Street have been forced to take right-hand turns on 10th and Sixth streets as part of an initiative to speed up transit and increase pedestrian and cyclist usage on the thoroughfare. Read More
A man was beaten unconscious during a robbery in San Francisco's mid-Market neighborhood on Thursday night, police said.
The robbery was reported at 10:35 p.m. near the intersection of Market and Sixth streets.
The 20-year-old victim was approached from behind by a suspect who punched him and took his cellphone, according to police. Read More