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.
A top aide to Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa notified Occupy L.A. protesters Wednesday that they will be given orders next week — possibly as early as Monday — to vacate the City Hall lawn, prompting representatives for the group to walk out of an afternoon meeting with city officials
The city is offering “Occupy LA” protesters freebies in an attempt to get them to move from the lawn of City Hall.
Los Angeles police say crime is up dramatically Downtown since Anti-Wall Street protests started.
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.
The LAPD arrested 47 “occupy” protesters in the third demonstration Thursday in downtown L.A., bringing the total number of arrests for the day to 72.
At least 23 “Occupy LA” demonstrators were arrested Thursday morning for unlawful assembly during a scheduled march.
A coalition of labor unions, immigrant and community groups have announced plans for a massive march in support of the “Occupy LA” encampment.
More than 100 “Occupy LA” protesters marched from City Hall to Nokia Theater and back Tuesday morning to show their support for “Occupy Wall Street” demonstrators who were raided by police in New York.
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.
Things aren’t coming up roses of Occupy Wall Street activists in Southern California as one group now has their eye on the Rose Parade.
There are increasing signs that the placid and peaceful Occupy LA movement could be turning more violent.
Two violent incidents at the otherwise peaceful Occupy Los Angeles encampment at City Hall are causing concern among law enforcement officials.
Police were bracing for more than 500 protesters but an Occupy Van Nuys event attracted about 30 people.