UC Police raided the remaining camp at Occupy the Farm in Albany for the second time in a week this morning, clearing out the remaining nine or so campers, and leaving just one stalwart protester in a tree. UC Berkeley...
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A supplier of gas masks and such says a lot of the kids are trust-fund types.
Also, a grass-roots effort has raised $6,000.
The Occupiers don't want Oakland's Uptown to be too nice, it seems.
Will there be more destruction tonight?
A few windows went smash.
The protesters descended on an unused piece of university-owned land in Albany on Sunday.
"Though the ideals were noble and the enthusiasm infectious, at times this gathering veered towards self-parody ([an organizer] led attendees in a freeform improvisational movement session before their tamari-and-tofu dinner)." Jesse Hirsch, writing in the East Bay Express about...
The protest lasted about an hour, and was prompted by a rumor that JPMorgan Chase was in the house.
In trying to be helpful and service-y, SFoodie's Laura Beck pens a list today of food items you may want to think about bringing down to your nearest Occupy encampment many of them are hungry and cash-challenged, in case...
Other businesses are remaining open but refusing credit cards.
Not all businesses are so willing to support the movement, however.