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Occupy activists outside the gates of Gill Tract in Albany, May 11, 2012. (CBS)

‘Occupy The Farm’ Protesters Pack Up, Meet UC Deadline

Activist farmers in Albany have packed up their encampment on UC Berkeley’s Gill Tract to meet the university’s Saturday 10 a.m. deadline. The 10-acre parcel of land, owned by UC, has been occupied by protesters since Earth Day nearly three weeks ago.

05/12/2012

Police monitor activity outside Gill Tract in Albany after putting up barricades, May 9, 2012. (CBS)

UC Issues Saturday Deadline For ‘Occupy The Farm’ Protesters

The University of California is willing to cease pursuing criminal prosecution against protesters who have been occupying Gill Tract in Albany, if they leave by 10 a.m. on Saturday.

05/11/2012

Occupy activists outside the gates of Gill Tract in Albany, May 11, 2012. (CBS)

Police Seal Off UC Farmland Occupied By Protesters

Police have sealed off a patch of University of California, Berkeley land that has been occupied by protesters for nearly three weeks.

05/10/2012

A cement barricade is placed at an entrance to Gill Tract in Albany, May 9, 2012. (CBS)

UC Files Suit Against ‘Occupy The Farm’ Protesters In Albany

Police have arrived at a plot of University of California-owned land in Albany that has been “occupied” by protesters for the past two and a half weeks.

05/09/2012

Occupy The Farm, Gill Tract, Berkeley, Albany

UC Berkeley Weighs Legal Action To Evict Occupy Farmers

University of California, Berkeley officials said they’re prepared to take legal action if Occupy activists refuse to leave school-owned land where they have pitched tents and planted crops.

05/08/2012

Occupy The Farm, Gill Tract, Berkeley, Albany

Occupy Protesters Give Conditions For Leaving UC Berkeley Farmland

Occupy activists who set up an encampment and planted crops on land owned by the University of California, Berkeley said they will only leave if officials meet certain demands.

05/07/2012

Occupy The Farm, Gill Tract, Berkeley, Albany

‘Occupy The Farm’ Protesters Refuse To Leave UC Berkeley Land Tract

Occupy activists who broke locks and set up an encampment on University of California, Berkeley agricultural research land in Albany have refused to leave.

05/07/2012

Occupy The Farm, Gill Tract, Berkeley, Albany

‘Occupy The Farm’ Deadline Passes, UC Berkeley Weighs Options

A Saturday deadline for protestors to agree to leave a tract of University of California at Berkeley-owned land voluntarily has passed without a response and university officials were weighing their options.

05/06/2012

A U.S. Postal Service delivery van. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Postal Carrier Sentenced For Ramming Attack On Supervisor

A former letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service was sentenced today to four years in state prison for ramming his former supervisor with a truck near his Albany home seven months after the supervisor fired him.

05/04/2012

Generic shooting, crime scene, bullets

Gunman Shoots Albany Cigarette Store Clerk During Robbery

A clerk at an Albany cigarette store was shot during an attempted robbery on Monday evening, police said.

11/22/2011

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