The Occupy movement has also hit local areas such as Irvine where about 600 protesters gathered. The group attempted to set camp and protest overnight, but was denied by the Irvine Police.
Another protest was scheduled for next Saturday at Santa Ana but police have told organizers they will still enforce the camping ban.
The biggest movement in California thus far was held at Los Angeles where 5,000 protesters gathered at the City Hall.
Beginning at Wall Street in New York on September 17, the protests have expanded around the globe. Thousands of citizens around the world rallied in cities causing traffic. The Wall Street protests were supported by media coverage which spread the word of the event around the nation, gathering followers to the same cause.
Not all protests have been peaceful. In Rome, violence erupted while protesters battled police and cars were set ablaze. In New York, the origin of this rising movement, 5,000 people assembled and still some argued that there were too little present.
"People don't want to get involved. They'd rather watch it on TV," said Troy Simmons, a demonstrator who left work to be a part of the movement.