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#BlackTransLivesMatter Activists Near Staples Center Shut Down Portion of Figueroa

Dozens of activists on Tuesday night gathered on a street corner near Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles to call attention to issues in the black transgender community.

08/25/2015

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‘Jackass’ Star Steve-O Charged With 5 Misdemeanors For Anti-SeaWorld Stunt

“Jackass” star Steve-O was charged with five misdemeanors on Monday stemming from a stunt earlier this month when he climbed a construction crane in Hollywood as part of a protest against SeaWorld.

08/24/2015

Two consecutive meetings of the Police Commission have been halted in recent weeks due to protests. (credit: Ed Mertz)

Police Commission Meeting Disrupted By Ezell Ford Protesters

Protesters disrupted a meeting Tuesday of the Los Angeles Police Commission on the one-year anniversary of the Ezell Ford shooting.

08/11/2015

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American Apparel Workers Gather In Downtown LA To Protest Planned Layoffs, Store Closures

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.

07/22/2015

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Contract Truck Drivers Strike Indefinitely Against Pacific 9 Transportation In LA

Port truck drivers went on strike Tuesday to improve conditions for themselves, their families and all drivers.

07/21/2015

Protesters: City Ordinance Discriminates Against The Homeless In LA

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.

07/06/2015

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Protesters Voice Outrage Over Deadly Shootings By Long Beach Police

Among the cases they take issue with is the death of Feras Morad two weeks ago and last month’s shooting of Hector Morejon.

06/13/2015

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Plan To Build 18-Story Observatory On Sacred Hawaiian Mountain Draws Worldwide Ire

“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.

06/13/2015

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Mayor Garcetti Addresses Ezell Ford Investigation, Aftermath

Protesters held signs saying things like “Ezell Would Have Wanted A Living Wage.”

06/13/2015

Members of the group #BlackLivesMatter said they want Mayor Eric Garcetti to fire LAPD Chief Charlie Beck. (credit: CBS)

Black Lives Matter Protesters Demand Mayor Garcetti Fire LAPD Chief Charlie Beck

Ezell Ford’s mother came to the protest and handed out water and chips to the demonstrators.

06/07/2015

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New Developments In Ezell Ford Investigation Trigger South LA Protest

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.

06/06/2015

Former PennySaver employees protested outside of the company's former corporate headquarters Friday demanding money and answers. (credit: CBS)

Angry Former PennySaver Workers Hold Raucous Protest Outside Company Headquarters In Century City

“We can’t pay our bills, we live pay check to pay check,” Ester Mendoza said.

06/05/2015

Feras Morad was fatally shot by Long Beach Police Wednesday. (credit: the Morad family)

Crowd Protests Fatal Police Shooting Of 20-Year-Old Student In Long Beach

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.

06/04/2015

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Parents Demand Principal To Step Down For Allegedly Discriminating Against Spanish-Speaking, Special Ed Students

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.

06/04/2015

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Opposition Continues To Mount Against Bullet Train

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.

05/30/2015

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