Police arrested eight “Occupy San Jose” protesters and cited one early this morning at City Hall as part of a pre-planned operation.Five people were cited for camping in front of City Hall, two people were cited for being there after 11 p.m., one person was arrested for scratching a police vehicle and a probation violation, and one person in a wheelchair was cited and released at the scene, police said. Read More
“Occupy Oakland” protesters were given a notice by city officials Thursday to vacate Frank Ogawa Plaza, but the order was not enforced overnight and demonstrators say they don’t plan on leaving.The encampment, inspired by New York’s “Occupy Wall Street” protests, began with a large rally in the plaza on Oct. 10 and has grown into a miniature city with a series of tarps, tents, shelves and tables, as well as a library, children’s area and makeshift garden. Read More
Occupy SF demonstrators were gathering peacefully in Justin Herman Plaza to eat and talk about what to do if San Francisco police attempt to clear the gathering tonight or Tuesday morning. Read More
Occupy Oakland is expected to get a jolt of star power today from actor and San Francisco native Danny Glover.
Glover is scheduled to lead a “Jobs Not Cuts” march from Laney College to a rally at the Oscar Grant Plaza, according to the protest’s website, www.occupyoakland.com.
The "Lethal Weapon" star previously affirmed his solidarity with the Wall Street protesters by making an appearance at an Occupy LA rally Oct. 8. Read More
“Occupy Oakland” demonstrators who converged on Frank Ogawa Plaza on Monday afternoon remained camped out in front of Oakland City Hall this morning.Dozens of tents dotted the lawn, and about 75 people gathered under a large tarp at the camp to discuss logistical plans for the open-ended protest. Read More
The wave of protests that began with “Occupy Wall Street” in September is continuing to expand in the Bay Area, and activists plan to begin camping out in Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza this afternoon.Protesters announced online that “Occupy Oakland” will begin at 4 p.m. when they will gather outside Oakland’s City Hall, creating an encampment in the spirit of similar protests throughout the nation. 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