Occupy San Francisco and other groups were planning a daylong protest in the Financial District and elsewhere in the city on Friday, and police Chief Greg Suhr said his department is ready.
Occupy San Francisco organizers have announced a massive day of action Friday, beginning at 6 a.m. in the city’s financial district.
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr said he decided new guidelines on how the Police Department uses social media were needed because several officers’ inadvertently tipped off protesters about recent Occupy raids through Facebook and Twitter posts.
Hundreds of supporters of Bradley Manning — the Army private blamed for the largest leak of classified material in American history — marched through downtown San Francisco Saturday afternoon in a show of support for Manning.
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.
Occupy SF protesters gathered at Justin Herman Plaza Wednesday evening for a general assembly meeting after a day of protests in response to an early morning police raid of the encampment.
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.