This morning, homeowners and Occupiers in San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles will descend upon their local Wells Fargo banks to announce their latest effort to purify the big bank. Read More
The City is throwing the book at an Occupy San Francisco protester accused of throwing bricks at fellow activists, the District Attorney’s Office said Thursday.
Jesse Nesbitt, 34, will be held to answer all felony charges he faces in connection with a protest in May in which members of Occupy took over a vacant Tenderloin building. Read More
Twitter says it “provides a voice for liberty around the globe” — an image the microblogging service promoted during the populist uprisings of the Arab Spring. But it remains to be seen how it reacts to activist controversies right here at home. Read More
With police calling it less of a protest site and more of a homeless camp, Occupy San Francisco’s year-old sidewalk outpost at the doorstep of the downtown Federal Reserve Bank was cleared and fenced off late Wednesday night. Read More
As if to defy the notion that their movement is irrelevant just one year after its inception, more than 200 Occupy San Francisco demonstrators snarled traffic in The City’s Financial District on Monday. Read More
With expansive outdoor tent villages, commandeered vacant buildings, occasional violence and traffic-snarling marches, Occupy SF’s influence was certainly felt on street level here in The City. Nationwide, Occupy became a household name — a moniker brought up with admiration, admonishment or anything between. Read More
An Occupy San Francisco protester chose jail time over community service and probation during his Thursday sentencing for misdemeanor vandalism.
Richard Barksdale, 43, of Colorado Springs, Colo., an activist who’s been arrested at least three times this year during protest-related incidents, was found guilty of writing on the walls of the vacant Cathedral Hill Hotel on March 25. Read More
The writing’s certainly on the wall for this Occupy protester.
An Occupy San Francisco protester facing charges after police allegedly saw him scrawling on walls during an April takeover of a Tenderloin building is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday for a similar crime he committed just a week before, prosecutors said. Read More
President Barack Obama drew cheers from camera-wielding admirers — but also plenty of jeers from the disparate fringes of San Francisco activism — as his motorcade swept through downtown Wednesday for two campaign fundraisers. Read More
Who: Jesse Nesbitt, 34What: The Occupy San Francisco activist is scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing Wednesday on charges that he lobbed bricks from a rooftop onto protesters and cops May 1, injuring at least one other protester and damaging a police patrol car. The incident occurred during the May Day takeover of the 888 Turk St. building. Read More