Justin Herman Plaza
After a tense weekend that included a Saturday march where two protesters allegedly attacked police officers, Occupy San Francisco participants at Justin Herman Plaza said they have seen a spike in new campers.
With the votes counted and the winners declared, Mayor Ed Lee is turning his attention to matters impacting the city, including the demonstrators at Justin Herman Plaza.
Despite recent arrests at the Occupy SF encampment and complaints from nearby merchants, Mayor Ed Lee said Wednesday that there were no immediate plans to remove the encampment.
San Francisco police have been responding to a growing number of problems in and around the protest site, and neighboring businesses have reported a spike in shoplifting
A woman sought medical treatment at the Occupy SF encampment after being stabbed early Tuesday morning, a police spokesman said.
While Occupy San Francisco protesters repeatedly said they anticipated some kind of police action late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning to clear their protest site at Justin Herman Plaza, such a raid never materialized.
Occupy SF protesters said they were getting ready to move their main campsite to a new location at San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza.
Bay Area clergy members were among dozens of protesters who marched through downtown San Francisco Monday morning in support of the “Occupy SF” movement.
The “Occupy SF” protests have cost San Francisco more than $100,000 since they started last month, Mayor Ed Lee said Tuesday.
San Francisco police fitted in riot gear arrested five people from the protest group “Occupy SF” during a heated confrontation at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco late Sunday night, police said.