Friday, December 23, 2011

Occupy Berkeley camp cleared by police

Carolyn Jones, San Francisco Chronicle (
The last of the Bay Area's major Occupy camps ended with a whimper Thursday afternoon when Berkeley police cleared about 20 tents from Civic Center Park as a smattering of protesters looked on quietly. Police and public works crews picked up tents, sleeping bags, banners, and other trappings of the once-booming Occupy Movement, which until a few weeks ago was attracting crowds in cities throughout the Bay Area to protest economic injustice. Berkeley's Occupy camp, which started in early October, at one point had at least 107 tents and 150 or so protesters. More

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