October 12, 2011 | 12:35pm
UPDATE, OCT. 12, 12:35 P.M.: Occupy Orange County announced further details for this Saturday's Irvine protest in a press release sent out yesterday afternoon. The action is set to kick off at 9 a.m. at 1 Civic Center Plaza, followed by a march to the city's financial district and an overnight occupation of the plaza. A video posted on the group's Youtube channel urges people to bring tents and camping gear to provide shelter for an "extended period of time." A pre-protest pep rally is slated to be held at San Marco Park Friday. Details are available on Occupy Irvine's Facebook page.
UPDATE, OCT. 7, 12:08 P.M.: Plans have been announced for a protest in downtown Santa Ana for October 22. See bottom of post for details.
More than 20,000 people took part in October 5's Occupy Wall Street protest.
In New York things were even hairier with the New York Times reporting 23 arrests made in protests on Wednesday. But does Orange County have the narjanas to create similar anarchy?