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LA-Based Doctor, Activists Protest Release Of New Painkiller

A Los Angeles-based doctor, along with several activist groups, protested the recent release of the painkiller Zohydro ER in front of the Food and Drug Administration building in Irvine.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2014

Under the proposal, Santa Clarita would eliminate over 100 billboards in exchange for allowing three digital billboards adjacent to local freeways. (Photo courtesy Santa-Clarita.com)

Santa Clarita Billboard Flap Set To Draw Protests At City Council Meeting

Protestors were expected to be on hand Tuesday evening for a City Council vote on whether to allow the installation of electronic billboards on freeways in Santa Clarita.

03/25/2014

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Airport Workers Rally Over ‘Unsafe Conditions’ At LAX After Man’s Death

Cesar Augusto Valenzuela was struck and killed on the LAX mid-field service road on February 21 after falling from a luggage tug, according to a police report.

03/06/2014

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Inglewood High Students’ Planned Walk-Out Over District Spending Thwarted By Police

A planned walk-out at Inglewood High School over how the cash-strapped district is spending money was thwarted by police on Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/05/2014

Three hundred people gathered in Hollywood Saturday to protest the acquittal of two Fullerton Police officers in the fatal beating of Kelly Thomas. (credit: CBS)

300 Demonstrators Gather In Hollywood To Protest Officers Acquittal In Kelly Thomas Fatal Beating

The protesters were peaceful and under the watchful eye of a phalanx of LAPD.

02/08/2014

A general view of the of the Arena Das Dunas venue for the FIFA 2014 World Cup Brazil on December 8, 2013 in Natal, Brazil. (credit: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

World Cup Stadium Opens 1 Day After Protest

The latest stadium inaugurated for the World Cup in Brazil held its first two matches without major glitches on Sunday, a day after demonstrators across Brazil protested against the tournament.

01/26/2014

Demonstrators, about 200 in all, expressed outrage Saturday about the acquittal of two officers in the beating death of a homeless man. (credit: Art Barron/CBS2)

Hundreds Protest Acquittal Of Fullerton Officers In Homeless Man’s Beating Death

A demonstrator assaulted a CBS2/KCAL9 camerawoman.

01/18/2014

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Protesters Rally For Fracking Ban At CSU Long Beach

Protesters Monday rallied at Cal State Long Beach to call for Gov. Jerry Brown to outlaw well-stimulation treatment for oil and gas production, or “fracking.”

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/06/2014

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Girl, 12, Among Those Arrested In Sea World Protest At Rose Parade

A 12-year-old girl made a splash Wednesday when she was arrested during a protest against Sea World’s participation in the 125th Annual Rose Parade.

01/01/2014

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Cloris Leachman Joins PETA In Protest Of SeaWorld’s Rose Parade Float

Comedian Cloris Leachman has joined PETA in protesting SeaWorld’s float entry for the 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/20/2013

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Westboro Baptist Church Vows To Protest Paul Walker’s Funeral

The controversial Westboro Baptist Church is vowing to picket the impending funeral of “Fast and the Furious” star Paul Walker.

CBS Los Angeles–12/04/2013

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Protesters, Including Man Dressed As Santa, Arrested At Walmart Rally In Ontario

Shoppers hunting for bargains at Walmart stores across the Southland and the nation could see several protests Friday.

11/29/2013

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Activists Launch 5-Day Fast in OC Urging Immigration Reform

Immigration activists demonstrated outside the office of an Orange County congressman Monday to mark the beginning of a five-day fast urging lawmakers to pass immigration reform.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/18/2013

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54 Arrests Made During Walmart Protest In Chinatown

Demonstrators gathered outside the retail store to demand better pay and more full-time jobs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2013

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Activists Rally Against Chinese Bus Manufacturer Over Labor Violations

A coalition of community groups gathered Thursday outside the offices of a Chinese electric bus manufacturer in downtown Los Angeles to protest alleged labor law violations.

10/31/2013

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