Protests expected at Berkeley council meeting Tuesday

2020 Vision Symposium, Oct. 11, Longfellow Middle School, Berkeley, CA. Photo: Emilie Raguso
The city of Berkeley is preparing for large crowds at tonight’s City Council meeting at Longfellow Middle School. Photo: Emilie Raguso

With two protests planned outside tonight’s Berkeley City Council meeting at Longfellow Middle School, Berkeleyside will be on scene with two reporters and will live-tweet about the events that unfold.

The best place to find live updates is the Berkeleyside Twitter feed (no account needed to view) and #Berkeleyprotests on Twitter. Berkeley City Council tweets are generally tagged #berkmtg.

See Berkeleyside’s follow-up story about the meeting.

Berkeleyside may update this post as well — time allowing — depending on what transpires. We invite community members to weigh in below, in the comments section, about what they are seeing and experiencing.


Berkeleyside has previously published an advisory from police about how neighbors can prepare for large demonstrations related to the council meeting, as well as information about meeting agendas and protest plans

Update, Dec. 17, 5 p.m. Scroll down to see our Storify overview of Tuesday night’s council meeting.

See complete Berkeleyside coverage of the recent Berkeley protests here. Have information, photographs or videos to share? Please email tips@berkeleyside.com.

Related:
Police warn South Berkeley to prepare for protests (12.16.14)
‘Double header’ Berkeley council meetings set for Tuesday, 2 protests also planned (12.15.14)

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