Mission Loc@l reporter Andrea Valencia says Noisebridge provided protestors with a hot-spot charging station. Valencia also says supervisors are going to be taking shifts so that if police happen to come, someone will be on duty. Supervisors are currently on the north side of Justin Herman Plaza.
Mission Loc@l reader and freelance journalist Josh Krist said that there are approximately 600 people and the scene is much different than it was earlier today. The protest is much more diverse–including tourists and an older protesters. Some people told him they decided to join the protest when they heard the police might be here.
A swap meet aficionado, the Mission’s outdoor markets and Latino community remind Alicia of her family’s weekly swap meet outings at home, in southeast Los Angeles, where she is always on the lookout for hidden treasures.