After largely ignoring a homeless camp on the western edge of the burgeoning downtown entertainment district for three months, city officials say it’s time to shut it down — weeks before the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show hits town.
Occupy Tucson participants will not be moving back into Veinte
de Agosto Park because a U.S. District Court judge Thursday denied
an attorney's motion to temporarily stop the city from enforcing
the city code that prohibits camping in city parks.
Tucson Police may have forced participants of Occupy Tucson to
pack up their belongings and leave Veinte de Agosto Park Wednesday
night, but a local attorney is holding out hope they may be able to