The Occupy movement has already targeted the 1 percent where they work, and now activists are going to seek them out where they play.
The upcoming annual redwood grove blowout party of the San Francisco-based Bohemian Club — the exclusive society that hosts some of the world’s most powerful and wealthy men — will be the subject of protest by regional Occupy groups planning to stage demonstrations at an amphitheater less than a half-mile away from the festivities. Read More
The Bohemian Club gained state approval for a hotly-contested plan to harvest timber at the exclusive campsite retreat property it owns near Monte Rio in Sonoma County.
The San Francisco-based club acquired the 2,700-acre plot of forestland along the Russian River in 1872 and has been using the property to host lavish summer retreats for a highly secretive membership that includes former U.S. presidents, corporate tycoons and celebrities. Read More