According to the Occupy Oakland alert system we been informed that early today 5/9/2012 the farm is being raid.
Here are the messages:
5/9/2012 6:24am: “UC police just locked the West gate to the Farm They barricaded the East gate to San Pablo. No arrests but “chemical agents” will be used on those who interfere”
5/9/2012 6:38am: “Looks like UCPD is staging to raid the Farm. Please mobilize. Come to the Gill Tract if you can.”
5/9/2012 7:03am: “All of the gates to the farm are blocked. But the fence is not that high. Local residents mobilizing in front of Albany city hall.7:03am
5/9/2012 7:11am: “Occupy the Farm is being raided right now. Please support if you can.”
Photos taken 4/28/12, more at this location: http://occupyoakland.org/2012/04/occupythefarm-family-weekend-at-the-gill-tract-urban-farm-saturday-4282012-photos/
On the news about the raid: http://albany.patch.com/articles/gill-tract-activists-uc-locks-gates-threatens-use-of-chemical-agents