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Report Sparks Debate Over Who’s To Blame For Millions In Occupy LA Costs

The taxpayers’ tab for Occupy L.A. has reached an estimated $2.3 million, and officials say there’s more to come. The new figures have sparked a debate at City Hall about who’s to blame for the costs, and whether it was really necessary to spend all that money.


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‘Occupy LA’ Protesters Can Take ‘Free Speech’ Class To Avoid Charges

A class on the First Amendment is being offered to “Occupy LA” protesters who were arrested on minor offenses.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/22/2011

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Occupy LA Protester Pleads Guilty To Trespassing

An Occupy LA protester who returned to Los Angeles City Hall after a tent encampment was shut down has pleaded guilty to trespassing.


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Mayor Calls For Budget Cuts To Offset Millions In Occupy LA Costs

The City of Los Angeles reportedly faces millions of dollars in expenses brought about by the Occupy LA movement.


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Occupy LA Activists Show Art at Latino Museum

Works of art created during the Occupy LA encampment outside City Hall are on display now through March. Ana Pescador had been at a meeting at Los Angeles City Hall recently when she had a […]

CBS Los Angeles–12/13/2011

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Occupy Protesters Announce They Will Shut Down Port Of Long Beach Monday

Occupy activists have announced plans to shut down the Port of Long Beach on Monday in hopes that it will disrupt business for the “1%” whose business relies on the port.


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LAPD Went Undercover At Occupy LA

Los Angeles police used nearly a dozen undercover detectives to infiltrate the Occupy LA encampment before this week’s raid to gather information on the anti-Wall Street protesters’ intentions, according to media reports Friday.


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City Attorney Seeks To Ban Occupy Arrestees From City Hall

The city attorney’s office recommended Friday that 46 people charged with crimes related to the LAPD raid on the Occupy L.A. encampment not be allowed back to City Hall to continue protesting.


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Charges Filed In Occupy LA Arrests

The City Attorney’s Office filed misdemeanor charges Thursday against 19 people arrested during Wednesday’s Occupy L.A. police raid, with dozens more cases expected to be filed tomorrow.


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Occupy L.A. Group Marches Back To City Hall

Occupy L.A. protesters marched back to City Hall Wednesday night and reassembled at the west steps.


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Judge Denies Occupy LA Request For Injunction

A federal judged Thursday denied a request by Occupy L.A. protesters for an injunction against police action to clear their encampment outside L.A. City Hall.


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292 Protesters Arrested, ‘Occupy LA’ Ends Peacefully

Roughly 1,400 LAPD officers swarmed through the “Occupy LA” encampment at City Hall Wednesday morning, arresting demonstrators and removing their tents.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/30/2011

Los Angeles police officers search a protester arrested from the "Occupy Los Angeles" encampment outside City Hall on November 30, 2011. Riot police began deploying in downtown Los Angeles early November 30 in an apparent operation to evict a two-month old anti-Wall Street protest camp, arresting at least one person. (credit: Lucy Nicholson/AFP/Getty Images)

LAPD Raids Occupy LA Encampment At City Hall

LAPD officers raided the Occupy L.A. encampment shortly after midnight Wednesday. The eviction came about two months after demonstrators first set up camp on the City Hall lawn.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/29/2011

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Nearly 200 ‘Occupy LA’ Protesters Refuse To Leave City Hall

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/29/2011

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Coincidence Or Not? Occupy LA’s City Hall Eviction Coincides With Major Movie Shoot

The eviction of the Occupy L.A. encampment by city officials may coincide with a schedule shoot of the movie, “Gangster Squad.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/28/2011