Occupy LA

Unlike the Occupy Van Nuys event, Occupy LA continues to grow. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Occupy LA’ Protester Arrested, Demonstrators Fear They May Be Forced To Move

“Occupy LA” demonstrators are concerned they may be forced to move after police were called to the tent city near City Hall at 3 a.m. Thursday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/27/2011

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Will Occupy LA Protesters Square Off With Police In Violent Showdown?

After the city of Oakland tried to force Occupy Oakland protesters off city property, rioting broke out. Dozens were hurt, including an Iraq war veteran who is now in critical condition.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/26/2011

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‘Occupy LA’ Organizers Denounce Protester’s Anti-‘Zionist’ Comments

Organizers of the movement distanced themselves from a protester who said Jews have hijacked the nation’s monetary system and should be expelled from the U.S.

10/21/2011

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LAUSD Fires Substitute Teacher For Anti-Semitic Comments

The Los Angeles Unified School District has fired a substitute teacher who says Jews have hijacked the nation’s monetary system and should be expelled from the United States.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/19/2011

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LAUSD Superintendent Reacts To Employee’s Controversial ‘Occupy LA’ Remarks

There were concerns Monday night from Jewish leaders that some of the protesters were expressing anti-Semitic messages. Witnesses say they’ve seen demonstrators carrying signs that read, “Jews Control Wall Street” and similar statements circulating online.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2011

Workers from various unions and participants from Occupy LA protest again the Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) in downtown Los Angeles October 13, 2011. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Occupy Wall Street Protest Moves Through LA

Demonstrators are marching through the streets of downtown Los Angeles in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York and cities around the nation.

10/15/2011

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City Hall Protesters Hunker Down, May ‘Occupy’ Until Winter

While many protesters have been camped out only for a couple of nights, some expect the size of the protest will increase in coming days and weeks.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/14/2011

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Occupy LA Speaker Calls Gandhi A ‘Tumor’, Pushes For Violent ‘Revolution’

A protester addressing Occupy LA says Ghandi is a “tumor” and that nonviolent measures may not be enough to accomplish the movement’s goals.

CBS Los Angeles–10/12/2011

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Candlelight Vigil In Downtown LA To Push Congress On $447B Jobs Plan

A candlelight vigil is set for Monday night in downtown Los Angeles to call on U.S. lawmakers to put Americans back to work.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/10/2011

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Downtown LA Streets Closed After Protesters Stage Sit-In At Bank Of America

At least 10 people were arrested as part of a protest that started on Wall Street and spread to several other major U.S. cities.

CBS Los Angeles–10/06/2011

Occupy LA activists who have been camped out in front of City Hall in downtown Los Angeles held placards in the rain on Wednesday. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

City Hall OK With ‘Occupy LA’? Mayor Hands Out Rain Ponchos To Protesters

The group now believes they may be able to stay on the lawn permanently and that sentiment in City Hall for their platform could be growing.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/06/2011

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‘Occupy LA’ Protesters Rally Against Corporate ‘Greed’, Poverty

Occupy LA announced its solidarity with a grassroots movement that began its second week in New York on Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/03/2011

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