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Occupy SF Protesters Weigh Move To Mission District

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The Occupy SF encampment at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco, November 18, 2011. (CBS)

The Occupy SF encampment at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco, November 18, 2011. (CBS)

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Occupy SF protesters are meeting Tuesday evening to decide if they will move from Justin Herman Plaza to a location in San Francisco’s Mission District.

City officials offered the alternate location near Mission and 16th streets around 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, according to one protester named Ryan.

Ryan said some demonstrators view the offer as an ultimatum. “It’s pretty much take it or get out,” he said.

The meeting was still underway as of 6:30 p.m. but Ryan said, “I don’t think people will ever give up Justin Herman Plaza.”

He did, however, suggest that the movement could occupy both sites.

(Copyright 2011 by CBS San Francisco. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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