Occupy SFSU protesters packed up and left campus early Thursday morning after repeated warnings from San Francisco State University that they would not be able to stay over the holiday break, university officials and Occupy members said. Read More
Congratulations to Mayor Ed Lee for finally clearing out the Occupy San Francisco encampment from Justin Herman Plaza, some two months after the protest started. Our patient mayor has bent over backward to accommodate the demonstrators, including offering them space in the Mission district. Read More
The revolution will be run according to parliamentary procedure.Protesters who disrupted a meeting of the University of California regents at UC San Francisco’s Mission Bay campus Monday took over the boardroom and held their own meeting, voting on motions including a resolution demanding the resignation of top officials.
Click on the photo at right to see more pictures from the protest. Read More
Occupy SF protesters on Sunday continued to defy city orders to stop camping in front of the Federal Reserve Bank — literally taking to the street to air their grievances after tents were removed and people were arrested early in the morning.
Demonstrators set up tents and hunkered down in the middle of Market Street in front of the bank beginning at 4:30 p.m., chanting slogans as police stood by. Read More
Advocates of Occupy SF want to bring more attention to dirty dealings between corporations and politicians. But The City’s Department of Public Health issued a warning to the movement’s campers on Tuesday that they are also dirty — in a more literal sense. Read More
While Occupy SF protesters are settling in for the long haul in Justin Herman Plaza, Oakland police this morning are enforcing a notice of violation issued last week to protesters at the downtown Occupy Oakland encampment, removing protesters and tents, city officials said. Read More
“Occupation” is quickly becoming a buzzword around San Francisco.More than two dozen people stormed the vacant Cathedral Hill Hotel on Monday night intending to occupy the building in the name of homelessness. And for the past several weeks, people aligned with Occupy SF have taken up residence outside the Federal Reserve on Market Street to protest financial institutions and the wealthy. 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
You are not 99 percent of America. And you have a marketing problem.
When you decided to sit in traffic and block off the Brooklyn Bridge a few days ago, with that blazing pink “SMASH PATRIARCHY — SMASH CAPITALISM” sign in hand, you probably didn’t see the regular people you stranded in traffic.
You know, the ones with real-world concerns, business to attend to, families to go home to, et cetera. Read More
Dozens of protesters are occupying Tolman Hall on the UC Berkeley campus today, and there has been at least one confrontation with a university police officer involving pepper spray, according to police and protest organizers.
The protest began around noon today when hundreds of protesters gathered in Sproul Plaza to protest proposed statewide tuition hikes for the University of California system that could increase tuition by as much at 16 percent per year over four years. Read More