Click to Play As the battle between tree sitters in the Oak Grove near the Berkeley stadium and arborists hired by the university to cut traverse lines and remove platforms continued for the second day Wednesday, one supporter climbed a light pole to join the protestors in the trees. This rough video captures what happened.
The University of California at Berkeley held a press conference to respond to a judgement by Barbara Miller of Alameda County Superior Court. In brief, the UC contends that the ruling is a victory with a few minor hurdles that must be overcome before the sports training complex can be erected. Click To Play
Click to Play On Tuesday morning, the University of California at Berkeley began the process of dismantling the support structures including platforms and traverse cable that had been used by the Berkeley tree-sitters who have occupied the Oak Grove for the past 18 months. The tree-sitters are attempting to stop the University from leveling the [...]
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