Camping protesters ordered to disperse from steps of Berkeley post office


The Contra Costs Times has this:

"Though the group of people camping out at Berkeley's historic post office in protest of plans to close it have been warned to move off U.S. Postal Service property, they have no plans to disperse.

"A group of postal inspectors and postal police met with protesters Friday and told them that they needed to break camp and remove signs posted on the post office's walls at 2000 Allston Way, said U.S. Postal Inspector Jeff Fitch.

"Fitch said the visit went well and that protesters are more than welcome to express their views on the post office's imminent sale and closure, just not on the steps of the property."  Read more.