Police were on a citywide tactical alert Friday as annual May Day demonstrations got underway Friday in downtown Los Angeles.
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.
Annual May Day marches were taking place throughout the day Thursday in a very warm downtown Los Angeles.
Thousands will take to the streets of downtown Los Angeles Wednesday to participate in May Day protests to end immigrant deportations.
Angelenos should anticipate traffic delays and detours downtown Wednesday as thousands participate in numerous May Day marches and rallies in support of immigration reform.
A man was in custody Thursday for allegedly hitting a Los Angeles police officer on the head with a snare drum during the May Day protests.
Police Wednesday hoped video would help identify the people responsible for two apparently unprovoked attacks on LAPD officers during a May Day rally Tuesday.
The public’s help is needed to identify three May Day protestors who attacked Los Angeles Police officers from behind.
Several May Day demonstrations were organized across the Southland Tuesday, prompting several arrests and traffic delays.
A group of Occupy Wall Street protesters failed on Tuesday to persuade high school students in the San Fernando Valley to stage a walkout and join their cause.
“May Day” rallies will cause traffic delays throughout Los Angeles Tuesday. Travelers have also been advised to arrive early at LAX, where protesters gathered before dawn.
“May Day” rallies will cause traffic delays throughout Los Angeles Tuesday. While fewer demonstrators are expected this year, more than 10,000 immigrant rights activists are expected to march throughout the city.
Thousands are expected to take to the streets of downtown L.A. for two competing May Day demonstrations calling for immigration reform and workers’ rights.
Two rival organizations will stage competing May Day demonstrations in Los Angeles Sunday, likely drawing thousands of people clamoring for immigration reform.
Organizers are hoping for large crowds on Sunday, but smaller numbers could mean fewer problems for police officers.