Dozens of workers at a clothing retail giant took to the streets of Downtown L.A. Wednesday afternoon to wage a protest outside the American Apparel factory.
Port truck drivers went on strike Tuesday to improve conditions for themselves, their families and all drivers.
Activists Monday are expected to protest outside of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s home in response to a recently approved ordinance that discriminates against those who are homeless.
Among the cases they take issue with is the death of Feras Morad two weeks ago and last month’s shooting of Hector Morejon.
“When you think of Hawaii what do you think of? You think of beautiful oceans, palm trees — you don’t want to look at a building,” said Miki Lani.
Protesters held signs saying things like “Ezell Would Have Wanted A Living Wage.”
Ezell Ford’s mother came to the protest and handed out water and chips to the demonstrators.
Ford’s family told CBS2/KCAL9’s Adrianna Weingold they were not participating in the demonstration. But they are upset at a report that began circulating Friday that the LAPD had determined the officers’ actions were justified and that they’d make that recommendation to the L.A. Police Commission.
“We can’t pay our bills, we live pay check to pay check,” Ester Mendoza said.
Family members and friends of a 20-year-old man who was fatally shot by an officer are expected to protest outside of police headquarters on Thursday.
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A crowd picketed and chanted “It’s gotta stop, Grady has got to go!” outside John Mack Elementary School Wednesday. They say more than 100 students boycotted the school this week.
The Los Angeles Times reports protesters in the city of San Fernando took over an open house meeting held by the California High-Speed Rail Authority Thursday evening and demanded answers about the project’s impact on their community.
Southland parents and other protesters gathered Monday in downtown Los Angeles for what they say is their right to choose whether their children are vaccinated against measles and other diseases.
The Coroner has identified the homeless man as 29-year-old Brendon Glenn.
Local authorities and community leaders alike are reaching out to the public, urging restraint in the face of recent violence and civil unrest in Baltimore.