Police were clearing tents from a new Occupy Oakland encampment at a vacant lot in West Oakland Wednesday evening and appeared to be detaining protesters and issuing citations.
The latest encampment sprang up in a vacant lot in west Oakland on Tuesday. It has more than a dozen tents.
About seven tents remain at the Occupy Berkeley encampment in Civic Center Park Thursday evening, according to a spokesman for Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates.
Approximately 55 Occupy SF protesters were arrested early Sunday morning after police raided their encampment on Market Street.
The police raid on Wednesday that dismantled the Occupy San Francisco encampment was coupled with efforts to get the many homeless people participating in the protest into shelters.
Occupy San Francisco protesters spent the night unsuccessfully trying to set up tents at the site of their former encampment in Justin Herman Plaza.
After circling Justin Herman Plaza and attempting to retake the site of the encampment that was raided in the early morning, “Occupy SF” protesters marched back to the Federal Reserve building and blocked Market Street Wednesday afternoon.
An interview with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on his handling of the Occupy protests and his plans for improving the job outlook and economy in the coming year.
Members of Occupy SF were on edge at San Francisco’s Justin Herman Plaza Thursday as a reported noon deadline set by city officials to vacate the area came and went.
A group of Occupy Oakland protesters have once again gathered at Frank Ogawa Plaza to reoccupy the area, but this time without the tents that sparked previous police action.