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Aaron Sankin

Disabled Woman Who 'Never Missed A Payment' Faces Foreclosure

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.15.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- What if your home was foreclosed on even if you never missed a payment? That's what the two dozen supporters of San Francisco resi...

Aaron Sankin

What Ever Happened To Occupy SF?

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.18.2012 | San Francisco

It's strange to think that Occupy is only a year old. Maybe it's because the movement so powerfully tapped into currents long pulsating within the ...

Aaron Sankin

Occupella Brings Down The System One Song At A Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 07.12.2012 | San Francisco

Name: Bonnie Lockhart Current Gig: Co-founder of Occupella, an informal singing group that fights for truth, justice and the (anti-corporate) Ameri...

LOOK: New Exhibits Sheds Light On Bay Area Occupy Movement

Sarah Medina | Posted 07.05.2012 | San Francisco

After its New York birth in September 2011, the Bay Area quickly became ground zero for the Occupy Movement. Starting this Saturday, The Yerba Bue...

Occupy Group Slams Commercialization Of Pride

Robin Wilkey | Posted 06.19.2012 | San Francisco

San Francisco Pride, the Bay Area's 42nd annual LGBT celebration and parade, is just around the corner, and Occupy has wasted no time in joining the p...

Light From Above From The People Below

Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr. | Posted 08.03.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr.

Stand beside her, and guide her, through the night with the light from above. For all who sang that song from the heart after Sept. 11, the Occupy Movement was part of God's answer to that prayer.

Vandalized Mission District Businesses Receive Surprising Donation

Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.03.2012 | San Francisco

After a wave of property damage to dozens of Valencia Street during a pre-May Day rally Monday evening, it's pretty clear that Occupy has an image pro...

Robin Wilkey

PHOTOS: Thousands Turn Out For May Day Protests

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 05.02.2012 | San Francisco

UPDATE: The May Day protests escalated in Oakland throughout the night, leading to 23 arrests including one for suspicion of felony assault on a peace...

Robin Wilkey

WATCH: Angry Mob Attacks Mission Restaurants, Cars, Businesses

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 05.01.2012 | San Francisco

A small group of protesters wreaked sizable damage in San Francisco's Mission District on Monday night, as participants smashed windows, spray painted...

Aaron Sankin

Can Activists Shut Down The Golden Gate Bridge?

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.18.2012 | San Francisco

2012 is a big year for the Golden Gate Bridge. Not only is this the iconic Bay Area landmark's 75th anniversary, but on the morning of May 1, the ...

VIDEO: Occupy Gets A Music Group

Robin Wilkey | Posted 04.09.2012 | San Francisco

The Bay Area has never been short on political singer-songwriters. And now, the folk history books can add one more group to the list: Occupella -- a ...

Man Stabbed At Occupy SF

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.27.2012 | San Francisco

UPDATE: According to the Examiner, a second stabbing occurred at the Occupy encampment just one day after the stabbing of Brian "Boston" Reid. The Exa...

Homes, Not Tents, For Occupy Bernal

Stardust | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics
Stardust

A grassfire of foreclosure resistance involving dozens of threatened homes on Bernal Heights is pressuring banks, especially Wells Fargo, to declare a moratorium on home evictions and auctions.

Robin Wilkey

NOT SO FAST: New Occupy Movement Rises In SF

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.20.2012 | San Francisco

For those who assumed the Occupy movement had fizzled out in San Francisco, think again. This Friday, Occupy Wall Street West -- a continuation of...

Aaron Sankin

Occupy Bernal Heights Aims To Bring The Movement 'Into The Neighborhoods'

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.27.2011 | San Francisco

When most people think of the Occupy movement, a very specific set of images likely pops up: tent cities, Zuccotti Park, Scott Olsen, Third Eye Blind,...

OCCUPY CALIFORNIA: UC Riverside Report Finds 150 Different Occupy Groups in CA

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.19.2011 | Los Angeles

As the frontrunner for the American Dialect Society's 2011 Word of the Year, "Occupy" seems to be just about everywhere you look. And, from Occupy the...

Friday's Knock Off: Occupy S.F. Drowns Out Dialogue

Christopher Caen | Posted 02.15.2012 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

Much like my guiding light, Britney, oops, I did it again. I truly, honestly was not going to write any more about Occupy. Nope, I was going to focus on our little town at the edge of the world.

The Way to Occupy a Bank Is to Own One

Ellen Brown | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Ellen Brown

The campaign to "move your money" has gotten a groundswell of support. Having greater impact would be to "move our money" -- move our local government revenues out of Wall Street banks into our own publicly-owned banks.

BYE BYE, OCCUPY: SF Encampment Cleared In Overnight Raid

AP/The Huffington Post | SUDHIN THANAWALA | Posted 02.06.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- More than 100 police officers gave protesters at the Occupy encampment in San Francisco five minutes to gather belongings before auth...

Carly Schwartz

'I'm Not Going Through This Alone': City's Foreclosure Victims Vow To Stay Put

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 12.06.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Hundreds of foreclosure victims and tenants' rights advocates gathered throughout the Bay Area Tuesday as part of the nationwide "Occ...

Aaron Sankin

Still Occupied: SF Camp Ignores Eviction Deadline With Few Consequences

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.01.2011 | San Francisco

The city-imposed noon deadline for Occupy San Francisco protestors to vacate their campsite near Justin Herman Plaza came and went on Thursday with no...

Poor Tenants Organizing to Occupy Homes Legally or Illegally

Mira Luna | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics
Mira Luna

A group of low-income San Franciscans has come up with a positive, long term solution to the housing crisis that is causing millions of Americans to be evicted and some to embrace the "Occupy Homes" movement: buy the buildings.

Eleanor Goldberg

Veterans Group Releases New Statement: The 1 Percent Profits From Our Sacrifices

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.30.2011 | Impact

Unemployed for two years and still recovering from a war injury, Dottie Guy has just about blown through her life savings. While the Iraq veteran qual...

#OccupyYourNeighborhood

Morgan Fitzgibbons | Posted 01.18.2012 | San Francisco
Morgan Fitzgibbons

The Occupy movement has been incredibly inspiring. But it is time to move beyond mere inspiration. We must parlay this unprecedented (in most of our lifetimes) uprising into an effective and lasting transformation.

The Weekend Occupy Came Home

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 01.17.2012 | Religion
Bruce Reyes-Chow

Turns out, all I needed to remind me that God is moving somehow and some way in all of this were a few moments of laughter with my wife, the grace-filled joy of my kids and a tent in the living room.