A movement that began as an anti-Wall Street protest is taking to new heights — and sleeping there.
Several “Occupy LA” protesters, who ignored a Monday deadline to move from the lawn of City Hall, say they are committed to their effort and have no plans to leave.
Mayor Villaraigosa released the following statement Sunday on the closure of City Hall Park:
Two potentially unruly demonstrations are expected to take place Monday in the Southland — one at L.A. City Hall and the other at UCLA in Westwood.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is evicting the Occupy L.A. protesters from the City Hall lawn, ordering them to move by Monday.
A diverse group of religious leaders from the Los Angeles interfaith community gave thanks for the “Occupy” movement on Friday.
The city is offering “Occupy LA” protesters freebies in an attempt to get them to move from the lawn of City Hall.
Attorneys for the “Occupy LA” movement failed to file paperwork for a restraining order against LAPD by an 8:45 a.m. deadline Friday morning.
At least 23 “Occupy LA” demonstrators were arrested Thursday morning for unlawful assembly during a scheduled march.
City officials are working on a plan that would close down an encampment that encircles City Hall.
Social workers will be visiting the Occupy Los Angeles camp this week in an effort to provide services to the influx of homeless people who have moved into the tent village surrounding City Hall.
An L.A. City Fire captain was under investigation Wednesday, accused of padding his time cards to the tune of nearly $80,000.
City officials expressed concern Monday over a yet another potential impact from the “Occupy” movement.
Police are signaling that their handling of the protesters would be largely unchanged in the wake of dozens of arrests in Riverside County.
Two violent incidents at the otherwise peaceful Occupy Los Angeles encampment at City Hall are causing concern among law enforcement officials.