The Orange County Register is reporting that the Occupy OC protests from last fall and early winter cost the city about $30,000 — about half in legal fees. That’s really a drop in the bucket for Irvine which has a healthly budget reserve and money well spent to support freedom of speech that was approved…
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A small group of OccupyOC protesters occupied the lines of Black Friday shoppers at South Coast Plaza last night. The protesters started out in front of Best Buy in South Coast Metro at around 10:30 pm, then marched to Old Navy and Macy’s. There were about two dozen protesters participating in the demonstration that was designed to encourage people to votes with their dollars this holiday season and buy from local businesses rather than the large corporations.
On Thursday tens of thousands of demonstrators marched for Economic Justice in New York City and across the nation. Hundreds marched in Orange County throughout the day in Santa Ana, Irvine, Laguna Hills, and Orange. I joined the march through Santa Ana with about 75 members of the OccupyOC-Santa Ana and members of SEIU Local 1877.