Community Activists

This has been a week filled with gun violence in South LA. Residents are alarmed. (credit: CBS)

Recent Spike In Gun Violence Has South LA Activists, Business Owners On Alert

Five people are dead and 10 others injured, all within a week.


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Protest Held Following Hawthorne Police Shooting Of Dog

Public outrage over a police shooting and the killing of a man’s Rottweiler has not waned as community activists Saturday protested outside the Hawthorne Police Department.


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Mayor-Elect Garcetti Faces Controversial LAX Runway Project

One major issue on mayor-elect Eric Garcetti’s agenda is a controversial runway project at Los Angeles International Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/31/2013

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Community Activists Get Out The Vote Before Election Day

Republican and Democratic community activists were getting out the vote Monday to make sure every last person turns out to the polls on Election Day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/05/2012

A "Sleep Out" in Venice was organized Saturday night to shed light on the city's homeless situation. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Sleep Out’ Organized To Help The Homeless In Venice

It’s rare to find people who want to sleep outside…even during summer in Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/06/2011