Occupy San Francisco
A year to the day after he was arrested for throwing bricks at San Francisco police officers, a protester was sentenced Wednesday to two years in state prison for a felony assault charge, prosecutors said.
Occupy demonstrators and housing advocates and briefly took over a Wells Fargo Bank branch in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood Thursday as part of a protest denouncing foreclosure.
Police made multiple arrests while clearing illegal Occupy encampments in downtown San Francisco late Wednesday night, a police spokesman said.
Occupy protestors who gathered at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco overnight to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Occupy protests avoided clashes with police.
Protesters returned to Justin Herman Plaza Monday night following a day of rallies and marches to mark the one-year anniversary since the beginning of the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York.
A grassroots effort to help Mission District businesses vandalized by a group that broke away from a protest march on Monday has raised more $7,000 in less than a week.
San Francisco prosecutors plan to file charges against five people arrested in the takeover of a vacant building during May Day protests.
A man accused of tossing bricks into a crowd of people during Tuesday’s San Francisco May Day protests will face felony charges, according to the San Francisco Police department.
Police began making arrests early Wednesday morning, removing protesters from a building owned by the Catholic archdiocese of San Francisco that was occupied during May Day protests.
San Francisco Tuesday had the biggest Occupy protest on either side of the bay, since encampments were shut down last year. Many activists at Tuesday’s ‘Occupy Wells Fargo’ action called it a reemergence of Occupy.