Occupy San Diego

Liquid Blue, other bands to perform Jan. 20 at Occu-Party benefit for Occupy San Diego

SAN DIEGO -- Local band Liquid Blue will perform Friday, Jan. 20, at the World Beat Center as part of the Occu-Party Concert Series to benefit the Occupy San Diego movement.

Other performers include Mark Boyce from G. Love & Special Sauce, The Rootstrikers featuring Emily Richards, and Justin Werner & Co.

VIDEO: Liquid Blue to headline concert to benefit Occupy San Diego

SAN DIEGO -- Local band Liquid Blue will perform tonight in the Ruby Room to kick off the Occu-Party Concert Series to benefit the Occupy San Diego movement.

Admission is $5 and all monies go to Occupy San Diego. Doors open at 7:30 pm Wednesday, Dec. 14.

TODAY: "Occu-pie San Diego" to give thanks, saying everyone deserves a "fair share of the pie"

SAN DIEGO -- On the Monday before Thanksgiving, multi-faith leaders from San Diego County will hold a short service of peace, nonviolence, gratitude, thanks and sharing as part of the Occupy San Diego movement.

The event, dubbed "Occu-pie San Diego-Everyone deserves a fair share of the pie," will be from 5:30 to 7 pm Monday, Nov. 21, at Civic Center Plaza downtown.

SATURDAY: Canvass For A Cause seeks volunteers for "Knock 4 An Occupation"

SAN DIEGO – As part of its continued effort to find a sustainable space for Occupy San Diego, Canvass For A Cause (CFAC) is reaching out to the community to educate the public about what the Occupy movement is fight for, why it is important, and how they can get involved.

CFAC will host a special event today called “Knock 4 An Occupation,” modeled after its canvassing outreach program. Volunteers are being sought to go door to door from 10 am to 4 pm.

Occupy San Diego joins national day of action

SAN DIEGO -- Occupy San Diego and its allies, including MoveOn, will join today's national day of action by "occupying" Clairemont Drive temporarily to tell Congressman Brian Bilbray to "fix this bridge."

The Occupy supporters will meet at 4 pm today at 2688 E. Mission Bay Drive in Mission Bay Park in San Diego and march to the bridge crossing over Interstate 5 at Clairemont Drive and Morena Boulevard.

BREAKING NEWS: Man falls to death near Occupy San Diego protest

SAN DIEGO -- NBC San Diego is reporting a death downtown in close proximity to the Occupy San Diego protests.

A man died after falling from the top of the San Diego Concourse parking structure at the San Diego Civic Center during the protest around 3:30 pm, Monday afternoon.

San Diego police have ruled the fall a suicide.

The BeanScene: Taking a stab at lesbian labels

Up Front

We’ve all heard them. Many of us have been called them.

They are the labels we cling to and use to mark important moments in life; such as, my marching band nerd years from about 2000 to 2008. There are labels that bring us closer together, like best friend, girlfriend, wife. Since this is written mainly for the lesbian community, I will stick with a lesbian identifier that divides our community quite a bit: D-y-k-e, or, the "d-word."

TONIGHT: Local LGBT groups to participate in Occupy San Diego

SAN DIEGO -- With the Occupy Wall Street movement taking place in New York City in its third week, many similar campaigns are popping up in cities across the nation, including tonight in San Diego.

While those involved seem to have a number of "demands" they wish to have met, the movement centers around the notion that one percent of the United States population controls most of the country's wealth.

According to Occupy Wall Street's official website, "We are the 99% that will no longer tolerate the greed and corruption of the 1%."