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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.

District Attorney To Charge Five Occupy Protesters For Behavior On May Day

AP | Posted 07.04.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco prosecutors plan to file charges against five people arrested in the takeover of a vacant building during May Day prote...

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...

WATCH: May Day Protesters Throw Bricks And Pipes At Police Officers

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 07.02.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. — Thousands of protesters in New York demanded an end to income inequality and housing foreclosures. Police fired tear gas to di...

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...

Stinging Gas Sends Oakland May Day Protesters Fleeing

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 07.01.2012 | San Francisco

OAKLAND, Calif. — Thousands of protesters in New York demanded an end to income inequality and housing foreclosures. Police fired tear gas to di...

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...

MAY DAY! Series Of Occupy Protests Planned Throughout The Bay Area

AP | MARCUS WOHLSEN | Posted 06.30.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — May Day protests may disrupt the morning commute in major U.S. cities Tuesday as labor, immigration and Occupy activists rally s...

PHOTOS: Dozens Arrested At Rowdy Wells Fargo Protest

AP | By TERRY COLLINS | Posted 06.24.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Hundreds of Occupy Wall Street demonstrators from across the country descended on San Francisco Tuesday in an attempt to crash bankin...

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 ...

PHOTOS: Dozens Arrested As Police Destroy Newly-Established Occupy SF Camp

AP | Posted 06.02.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco police have arrested nearly 80 Occupy protesters who had taken over an empty building and apparently planned to st...

PHOTOS: Occupy SF Makes Triumphant Return

AP | Posted 06.02.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Occupy protesters have invaded a vacant Archdiocese of San Francisco building, saying they will take it over permanently for use...

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.

Occupy Protesters Arrested For Blocking Bank Building In San Francisco

AP | By TERRY COLLINS | Posted 03.21.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- At least a dozen people were arrested Friday during an anti-Wall Street protest in downtown San Francisco, mostly for blocking an ent...

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.