Campaign against 16th and Mission project escalates

48hills, 6/13/2014

Last Friday morning, a group of 18 activists styling themselves “Minimus” huddled behind a stand of bushes on the grounds of ParkMerced, discussing an appropriate code word to signal the end of their upcoming protest. After a few half-hearted jokes about “safe words” were tossed out, a young woman spoke up. “Champagne,” she said. “Champagne means we leave.”