List of Occupy movement protest locations in California

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Part of the Occupy movement that started as Occupy Wall Street, the Occupy movement in California has had several protests which have reached mainstream media for their involvement including: Occupy Oakland, Occupy San Francisco, Occupy San Jose and Occupy Sacramento. Several universities have taken part in the protests as well, including notable protests Occupy UC Davis and Occupy Cal. Below are some of the protest locations in California within the larger list of locations in the United States. It is the state with the most community protests, manifesting in over 50 cities and also on many college campuses.

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City Date protest
began
Larger
crowd
size
estimates
Refs Notes
Alameda [1]
Amador County [2]
Anaheim Oct. 7, 2011 75 [3][4]
Arcata Oct. 7, 2011 [5]
Auburn Nov. 17, 2011 150 [6] Placer 99% on Facebook
Bakersfield Oct. 7, 2011 [7]
Berkeley Oct. 8, 2011 [8] Occupy Berkeley as well as Occupy Cal and Occupy the Farm at University of California, Berkeley
Camarillo Oct. 5, 2011 [9]
Chico [10]
Coachella Valley Oct. 11, 2011 [11]
Culver City [12]
Davis 5,000 [13][14] Occupy Davis and Occupy UC Davis at the University of California, Davis
Encinitas Oct. 15, 2011 [15]
Escondido Nov. 5, 2011 [16]
Eureka Oct. 13, 2011 [17][18]
Fontana [19][20]
Fresno Oct. 15, 2011 [21]
Gilroy [22]
Grass Valley [23][24]
Half Moon Bay Oct. 4, 2011
Huntington Beach Mar. 9, 2012 20 [25] Vandalized bank building.[26]
Irvine Oct. 15, 2011 1200 [27] Continuous 24-hour presence since 10/15; continuous 24-hour encampment since 10/25; also protests at UCI
Lompoc Oct. 15, 2011 [28]
Long Beach Oct. 15, 2011 [29]
Los Angeles Oct. 1, 2011 [30][31] Occupy Los Angeles; Cost to city: $200,000[32]
Marysville [33]
Merced Oct. 15, 2011 [34]
Monterey Oct. 15, 2011 [35]
Nevada City [36]
Oakland 50,000 [37] Occupy Oakland (Timeline of Occupy Oakland); This Occupy, like many others in urban areas, was victim to a lot of police violence. However, at this Occupy, a protestor, Scott Olsen, was non-fatally shot in the head by police. Cost to city: $2.4 million[32][38]
Ojai [39][40][41]
[42]
Oxnard Oct. 15, 2011 [43]
Palo Alto [44] Including a protest movement at Stanford University
Pasadena [45][46] Occupy Rose Parade (a separate protest from Occupy Pasadena)
Petaluma Oct. 29, 2011 [47]
Redding Oct. 6, 2011 [48]
Redlands [19]
Redwood City Oct. 28, 2011 [49]
Riverside Oct. 15, 2011 [50]
Sacramento Oct. 7, 2011 [51] Occupy Sacramento
Salinas Oct. 15, 2011 [35]
San Diego Oct. 7, 2011 [52] Occupy San Diego
San Francisco Sept. 17, 2011 [53] Occupy San Francisco
San Jose [54] Occupy San Jose
San Luis Obispo Oct. 5, 2011 [55]
San Marino Oct. 5, 2011 [56]
San Rafael [57]
Santa Ana Oct. 22, 2011 [58][59]
Santa Barbara Oct. 8, 2011 [60][61]
Santa Cruz Oct. 6, 2011 [62] Including protest at University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Maria Oct. 15, 2011 [63]
Santa Monica College [12]
Santa Rosa Oct. 15, 2011 [64]
Sebastopol [65]
Stockton Oct. 12, 2011 [66]
Temecula Oct. 15, 2011 [67]
Torrance Oct. 15, 2011 [68]
Van Nuys Oct. 28, 2011 [69]
Venice Oct. 9, 2011 [70]
Ventura Oct. 14, 2011 [71]

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