Occupy Los Angeles
Occupy Los Angeles protesters say the city violated their constitutional rights when it evicted them from the City Hall park last year.
Some business leaders and residents have complained about open drug use, excessive graffiti and human waste of Occupy Los Angeles protestors in Pershing Square.
A new report released Friday says that the city’s response to last year’s Occupy Los Angeles protests and the two-month encampment at City Hall cost more than double the original estimate.
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.
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.
The Los Angeles Police Department is converging on “Occupy LA” protesters near City Hall. At least three demonstrators were arrested by 5:30 a.m., but traffic was moving at 1st Street
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is evicting the Occupy L.A. protesters from the City Hall lawn, ordering them to move by Monday.
City officials are working on a plan that would close down an encampment that encircles City Hall.
Police officers shot and Tasered a reportedly armed man in downtown Los Angeles Sunday, according to a news report.
Two violent incidents at the otherwise peaceful Occupy Los Angeles encampment at City Hall are causing concern among law enforcement officials.
Several “Occupy Los Angeles” demonstrators are being forced to pack up and move. Roughly 700 protestors and 400 tents are starting to take a toll on the lawn of City Hall.
The “Occupy Wall Street” movement is now global with protests popping up in cities across the country and around the world, including here in the Southland.
After nearly three hours of public comment dominated by Occupy Los Angeles demonstrators, the City Council voted Wednesday to support the movement calling attention to what activists say is a growing gap between the nation’s rich and poor.