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.
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.
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.
Occupy activists who broke locks and set up an encampment on University of California, Berkeley agricultural research land in Albany have refused to leave.
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.
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.
Plans to auction off a foreclosed home on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall fell through when Occupy Bernal protesters showed up.
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.
While some Bay Area residents will be scrambling to file their income tax returns by Tuesday’s deadline, others plan to use Tax Day as a time for political protests around the region.
A University of California task force says the pepper-spraying of student protesters by UC Davis police could and should have been prevented.