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So Long Occupy OC

OccupyOC-Irvine Protesters (Photo: Dan Chmielewski)

This will be a short post.  This Saturday, I drove past the third anniversary celebration of OccupyOC at Irvine City Hall on my way to the Irvine candidate’s forum at the Chinese School. I would have stopped to snap a photo, but I had the left green arrow and there was an Irvine police officer…

Time to Change Occupy?

OccupyOC-Irvine Demonstrator

This post started as one designed to help OccupyOC-Irvine raise money for things the leaderless organization might need.  And as the reporting progressed, it’s turned into something … different. I placed an inquiry to Vern Nelson and Greg Diamond, both of whom have prominent roles within the leaderless movement that is OccupyOC-Irvine. I had noticed…

OccupyOC-Irvine Gets Two More Weeks To Camp Out

"Home sweet Home" of "Occupy Irvine" California. Picture By: Barton B. Mac Leod, Photojournalist

On Tuesday the Irvine City Council voted unanimously to permit the OccupyOC-Irvine demonstrators to camp on the Civic Center lawn for another two weeks. An agreement between the demonstrators and the city was set to expire today, is now set to expire on December 17th unless the agreement is extended again.

Santa Ana Denies Occupy a Camping Permit

At the end of a long meeting, the progressive Santa Ana city council voted to deny OccupyOC an overnight camping permit similar to one approved 5-0 by the full Irvine City Council last month. The OC Register’s Andrew Galvin did a nice job of summarizing the Occupy vote in his story in the Register. From…