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Tag: Occupy San Francisco

September 27, 2012 | 8:32 am

A.M. Splash: SF Archbishop Faces Protests; Occupy SF Camp Removed; Law Revises Calif. Schools Ratings; Taxes Fund Solar Projects

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Old Occupy camp dismantled on Market Street (SF Chronicle) The final vestige of the past year’s Occupy encampments in San Francisco was swept off the street late Wednesday night in a speedy police raid that had the mostly homeless denizens shooed off or arrested, and their tents trucked away, before reinforcing activists could arrive to […]

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News Pix: Occupy’s One Year Anniversary, a Car Made of Scrap and More

September 21, 2012 | 10:00 am

News Pix: Occupy’s One Year Anniversary, a Car Made of Scrap and More

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The week in photos around the Bay Area: The “Special Delivery” street art show organized by Endless Canvas in a vacant west Berkeley warehouse on September 8th was attended by about 5,000 people and left in its wake some unwelcome tagging in the neighborhood. However, the graffiti was quickly cleaned up by the Endless Canvas […]

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May Day in Photos

May 2, 2012 | 2:27 pm

May Day in Photos

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Thousands took to the streets in Greenbrae, San Francisco and Oakland to protest for immigration reform, better health benefits and to support unions. View more photos from the day. Oakland At about 8:30 p.m. Oakland police declared an unlawful assembly and asked the thousands of protesters gathered at Frank Ogawa Plaza to disperse. Here, police […]

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Occupy Protests Close Downtown Banks

January 20, 2012 | 9:20 pm

Occupy Protests Close Downtown Banks

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Protesters from Occupy San Francisco and dozens of labor, housing and activist groups participated today in multiple actions targeting financial and other corporations. At least 18 people were arrested while blocking Wells Fargo’s downtown headquarters and a Bank of America branch. The latest from Twitter and rolling updates below. Updates 9:21 p.m. Salon: Occupy San […]

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The Return of Occupy SF: Big Day of Protests Planned For Friday

January 19, 2012 | 12:25 pm

The Return of Occupy SF: Big Day of Protests Planned For Friday

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Occupy San Francisco, which was unceremoniously booted from its base at Justin Herman Plaza in December, is planning a day of protests in the Financial District on Friday. On Wednesday, 10 speakers divulged protest plans at a press conference in front of the Bank of America at California and Kearny streets in San Francisco. They […]

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November 25, 2011 | 5:58 pm

Occupy SF Protest Discourages Black Friday Shopping

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Latest from Twitter (AP) SAN FRANCISCO — Anti-Wall Street protesters took their message about corporate greed to Black Friday shoppers, staging demonstrations in commercial areas around California on one of the busiest days of the year for retailers and bargain-hunters. In San Francisco, a few dozen people in tony and touristy Union Square used signs […]

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November 21, 2011 | 8:27 am

A.M. Splash: Police Move Against Occupy Protesters in SF, Oakland; UC Davis Police Chief Placed on Leave Over Pepper-Spray Incident

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Police confront Occupy protesters in S.F., Oakland (SF Chronicle) San Francisco and Oakland authorities moved to take greater control of the Occupy protests Sunday, raiding an offshoot of the San Francisco encampment and clearing a new camp in a vacant lot in Oakland. UC Davis police chief placed on leave following pepper-spray incident (Sacramento Bee) […]

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November 20, 2011 | 8:38 pm

Occupy Update: San Francisco, Oakland, UC Davis Pepper Spray Video

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A quick roundup of Sunday’s “Occupy” developments around the Bay Area. We’ll start with the latest developments tonight, then go back to earlier in the day: San Francisco OccupySF protesters have taken over the street in front of the Federal Reserve and have been joined by Supervisors Eric Mar and David Campos (and perhaps others). […]

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November 18, 2011 | 8:43 am

A.M. Splash: No Raid at Occupy SF; SF Voter Turnout Far Below Avg; Cal E. Bay Faculty Strike; Vallejo Officer Killed; New BART Seats in April

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No raid at Occupy SF after city raises stakes (SF Chronicle) Everything is quiet at the Occupy SF camp on Justin Herman Plaza, where a police raid that protesters feared would take place overnight never materialized. Election results official – turnout less than 43 percent (SF Chronicle) …Lee came out on top in the 16-person […]

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City Tells Occupy Tents Along Market St to Vacate, Deems Main Camp Health Hazard

November 17, 2011 | 8:16 pm

City Tells Occupy Tents Along Market St to Vacate, Deems Main Camp Health Hazard

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8:18 p.m. From AP: Protesters at the Occupy San Francisco movement have significantly cut back on the number of the tents at their encampment, reducing tensions of a possible raid on the encampment. Mohammed Nuru, director of the city’s Department of Public Works and Barbara Garcia, head of the city’s Health Department, toured the encampment […]

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