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Occupied Hayes Valley site cleared by police, seven held

June 13, 2013
"#GeziGardens, occupied permaculture farm in SF is being raided by 100's of riot cops right now!" read the Gezi Gardens Twitter at about 2am last...

Where is Occupy SF now?

September 20, 2012
On the anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, Occupy San Francisco also celebrated its birthday.Demonstrations throughout the day Sept. 17, focusing on a variety of...

Happy Birthday Occupy

September 16, 2012
Occupy celebrates its one-year anniversary Monday, and many of the groups who have gotten involved over the past year will be going all out....

Alerts

September 5, 2012
alerts@sfbg.comThursday 6Skill Exchange launch party Storefront Lab, 337 Shotwell, SF; www.storefrontlab.org. 6-9pm, free. Skill exchange is a three day "pop-up workshop series." Spend the...

To be a poster artist during Occupy: Chuck Sperry on psychedelic art, social change, and port shutdowns

With Occupy's first anniversary sneaking up on us, has enough time past since its inception to reflect on its urban encampments and frightening conflicts...

Occupy brings the noise to the Canadian consulate for Quebec students

June 29, 2012
Activists with Occupy San Francisco, Occupy Education Northern California and other groups staged a small demonstration outside the building that houses the Canadian consulate...

Occupy Caravan takes off to the National Gathering

This looks familiar!Jan. 17, we proposed Occupy Nation, an idea that those energized and organized by Occupy come together on July 4, 2012 for...

A range of rage at Obama visit

Hundreds gathered in the financial district today as President Obama came through San Francisco for a brief visit, consisting of a high-priced fundraising lunch...

Chevron meets amid angry shareholders, liability, and environmental disasters

About 40 gathered outside Chevron’s San Francisco offices yesterday to mark its annual shareholder meeting. The demonstration was organized by OccupySF’s environmental justice working...

Who is the brick thrower?

Jesse Nesbitt, charged with Occupy violence on May Day, tell his story.

Reflecting on violence at the SF Commune

Occupy San Francisco protesters entered Catholic Church-owned properties at 888 Turk last night. This is the same building that a similar group occupied April...

Occupy retakes Catholic Church building

The Occupy SF Commune is back.More than 100 activists went from a march on Market Street to the building at 888 Turk, owned by...

May Day protests begin with ferry workers strike

May Day activities have begun with a strike by ferry workers and Golden Gate Transit workers, halting parts of the morning commute.About 100 ferry...

On eve of May Day, Valencia, Mission Police Station vandalized

A group of protesters left a trail of broken glass and paint tonight as they made their way from Dolores Park to Duboce on...

What’s going on for Bay Area May Day?

April 30, 2012
UPDATE: The Golden Gate Labor Coalition has announced a change of plans. Instead of Golden Gate Bridge pickets, the coalition will be supporting a...

Alerts

April 24, 2012
WEDNESDAY 25Court support for Oaksterdam arrestees Oakland federal courthouse, 1301 Clay, Oak, 9:30 am, free. About 60 percent of Californians support medical marijuana, and...

Activists demonstrate, spend the night outside Wells Fargo

April 24, 2012
About 50 gathered for a demonstration April 23 outside the west coast Wells Fargo headquarters on Montgomery and California- and 20 stayed the night-...

Summer camp on wheels

Two local bands are touring the Bay Area on bikes, and invite you to ride along

Alerts

April 4, 2012
yael@sfbg.com WEDNESDAY 4Occupy the DreamThe SF Interfaith Allies of Occupy call for a rally to end racism, stop foreclosures, protect jobs, and hold corporations and...

Arrests after overnight ‘San Francisco Commune’ occupation

April 2, 2012
After at least 100 people remained in a building at 888 Turk for almost 24 hours, police ended the occupation at 1:30 pm today,...

Inside OccupySF’s ongoing building takeover

April 2, 2012
UPDATE 1:15 PM: Without warning or an order to disperse, riot police arriving by bus suddenly raided the building moments ago, making more than...

Breaking: hundreds with OccupySF ‘occupying’ building

April 1, 2012
UPDATE: Representatives of the Archdiocese have made clear that they will not make a decision regarding the building occupation until the morning OccupySF, along with...

OPD spies on and beats protesters

Public records show monitoring, use of force