OCEAN BEACH, CA. Today marks the 37th anniversary of the infamous Collier Park Riot, a clash between San Diego Police and anti-Viet Nam war protesters and Ocean Beach residents. Over 50 were arrested, a number injured, after police attacked a peaceful gathering of hundreds in what was to become Collier Park West, the hilly, grassy area at the intersection of Soto Street and Greene Street in northeast Ocean Beach. Go here for our page on the famous conflict.
March 28th : Anniversary of the Infamous Collier Park Riot in Ocean Beach, 1971
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