Mayor Tom Bates told Berkeleyside today that the City of Berkeley is determined to avoid the kinds of confrontations that occurred in Oakland and other cities where Occupy movement encampments were removed, despite a decision taken to shut down the tent-city tonight.
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The Occupy Berkeley encampment, which has operated without interference since it was established in late October, looks likely to be ended tonight at 10 p.m. A warning was issued yesterday that the park closure law and the illegal lodging law will be enforced from tonight.
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