Collective members and community gather to protect this proposed historical site on UCSD campus.
  • Collective members and community gather to protect this proposed historical site on UCSD campus.
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Morning marchers at Ché Café

Protestors against eviction march and chant in early morning hours at UCSD.

Protestors against eviction march and chant in early morning hours at UCSD.

UCSD — The Ché Collective has turned out in numbers for its on-campus facility (1000 Scholars Drive, La Jolla) and intends to stand steadfast in its efforts to block the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department from seizing the 35-year-old “proposed historical site” today, as mandated by last week’s eviction notice.

The Ché group has been gathering since 5 a.m. this morning when the news on most everyone’s lips was Monday’s breaking story that, according to UCSD admin documents procured by the Collective, the intended future purpose of the property is as a new campus parking lot. Cue Joni Mitchell…

More to follow as the day's events unfold...

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Jay Allen Sanford March 24, 2015 @ 10:43 a.m.

Thanks for posting this on-scene report, photo, AND video so quickly after the 5 a.m. windup, I was hoping someone was there covering for the paper! Sharing the excellent pic online now - nice how you can see the slight sunrise behind the (possibly doomed) venue. I look forward to the promised followup report --

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