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Environmentalists Want Brown To Stop Offshore Fracking

State regulators this month approved nine permits for so-called fracking operations between August and December in Long Beach Harbor. The Center for Biological Diversity called on Brown Tuesday to halt the plans.

06/30/2015

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Activists Demand Release Of Security Video Of Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Homeless Man

A group of activists Tuesday were demanding the LAPD release security video of a deadly police shooting of an unarmed homeless man in Venice.

05/12/2015

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May Day Rallies Broaden To Address Police Brutality, Race

Activists who are marching for labor and immigrant rights in U.S. cities on Friday will broaden their message to direct attention toward police brutality as tensions simmer in communities across the nation.

04/30/2015

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Women’s Rights Activists Speak Out Amid Ray Rice Domestic-Abuse Allegations

INGLEWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Women’s rights activists spoke out on a local radio show in Inglewood on Friday after domestic-violence allegations against former Ravens running back Ray Rice. The roundtable discussion on The Hutchinson Report on KTYM […]

09/12/2014

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Animal Rights Activists Warn Public About Toxic Pet Treats Made In China

The FDA has been unable to establish what was causing the pets to die and develop kidney-related problems.

05/21/2014

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Immigration Activists Take Part In Local Marches, Rallies For ‘National Day Of Action’

Immigrant-rights groups are taking part in a series of events Wednesday to call attention to the national immigration reform debate.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/10/2013

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Activists To Deliver 50,000 Signatures To Suspend Pot Dispensary Ban

A citywide ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles could be suspended on Wednesday even before it takes effect.

08/29/2012

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Demonstration Held In LA Over Shooting Death Of Florida Teen

Public outcry over the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin intensified in Los Angeles Monday night with a large protest outside City Hall.

03/26/2012

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Activists Camp Out To Support Riverside Family Facing Eviction

Activists are camping out to support a family facing eviction from their foreclosed home. Former marine Arturo de los Santos and his family could be evicted from their home any time after 6:01 a.m. Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/21/2012

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WeHo Observes Transgender Day Of Remembrance

Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community are expected to gather in West Hollywood Sunday for the 13th International Transgender Day of Remembrance.

11/20/2011

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Retire The Ronald? Activists Push McDonald’s To Dump Clown

A group of health activists are calling on McDonald’s shareholders to give the boot to the world’s most famous clown.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/19/2011

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Neo-Nazi, Immigrant Rallies Clash In Claremont; No Injuries

Hundreds of immigration rights activists sought to overshadow a neo-Nazi rally against illegal immigration this weekend in Claremont.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/21/2011

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Local Union Activists To Fight For Bargaining Rights In Wisconsin

Roughly 160 union activists are traveling to Wisconsin Wednesday to support government employees who are fighting to keep their collective bargaining rights.

02/23/2011

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Activists Target Sled Rides After Dog Deaths

The slaughter of 100 sled dogs in Canada has re-energized efforts by some animal activists to ban or boycott dog sled rides, a popular activity among tourists in many winter vacation spots, from New England to Minnesota to Alaska.

02/08/2011