1:02 Motorcade has left, donors have not. At N. Lombard and Portsmouth, protesters were in a standoff with police, blocking road, being threatened with chemical weapons. Motorcade left already, protesters were kept a block back, and nobody blocked the motorcade. Around 30 more cops have arrived. Around 40 people are in the road. Many on the sidewalk... Chief of Police woman is announcing that these folks are "interfering with Portland law and that chemical weapons will be used to get people off the streets". A group is running away from the cops back down Lombard. Now more people are dispersing with bike cops bringing up the rear going up N. Hodge Ave away from the college.
1:35 SW corner of Woolsey and Lombard where people had been pushed off the street to allow a bus to go through. one person arrested, people chanting let him go, putting him in the van right now, maybe two of them, Police with bikes making barricades, a few cars coming through with riot gear inside them. Report is that People have had their masks pulled off, one person had her glasses broken, although there has been no pepper spray yet. around 100 people on one side, 50 on the other side. Riot cops are lining up in middle of street and blocking off east bound lane of Lobard. People had dispersed. Police are wielding batons and tear gas guns. There is no active resistance. Riot cops are replacing the line of bike cops are blocking Lombard, tear gas cannister-wielding cop walking around telling people what to do.
1:45 KBOO report A bus full of people at the Bush Luncheon were stopped for around 15 minutes by a group of protesters. In the meantime an ambulance had been allowed to pass. Then the bus was allowed to pass after that. Then around 200 people were lined up along the sidewalk, shouting at the police, and there are also bike police and several cars.
1:49 KBOO report --Andrew at SW corner of Columbia Annex park and around 200 people collected and were trying to block a bus full of donors, and there are around 150 protesters now, and around 60 police. At least 2 arrests, about 10 minutes ago. People are on public property or in the park, seems to be a standoff, being threatened with chemical agents and non-lethal weapons if they don't get into the park. People are mostly already in the park. People are moving off the sidewalk into the park. Screams in response to the threat that chemical weapons will be used in the name of the people of oregon are that "we ARE the people of Oregon!"
1:54 The lines of riot police are moving up to the edge of the sidewalk onto the street. Chants of "We're non-violent how bout YOU?" Police are videotaping everybody.