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Union officials say students staged the protest over a much-maligned LAUSD computer system. (Photo courtesy UTLA)

Jefferson High Students Stage Walkout Over LAUSD Computer System

Hundreds of students Monday walked out of classes at Jefferson Senior High School in a protest over what was described as “scheduling problems” due to a much-criticized MiSiS computer system.

08/25/2014

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Dozens Protest What They’re Calling Unsafe Crosswalks In West Hollywood

A group of West Hollywood residents held a protest Sunday afternoon demanding safer crosswalks.

08/24/2014

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Anti-Drone Activists Warn Of LAPD ‘Mission Creep’ At Downtown Rally

Community activists Thursday held a rally at City Hall against the recent acquisition of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – or drones – by the Los Angeles Police Department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/21/2014

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Breastfeeding Moms Stage ‘Nurse-In’ At Anthropologie In Beverly Hills

Breastfeeding mothers with their babies in tow descended on an Anthropologie store in Beverly Hills to stage a “nurse-in” after a woman said she was escorted to the store’s bathroom because she was feeding her child in the back of the store.

08/20/2014

Protesters have gathered outside of the LAPD Newton Division in memory of Ezell Ford, the man killed during a struggle with police on Aug. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Crowds Protest Death Of 25-Year-Old Killed During Police Encounter

Demonstrators Friday gathered outside an LAPD station to protest the death of Ezell Ford, the man killed this week during an encounter with police.

08/15/2014

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Protest Planned At LAPD Headquarters Over South LA Shooting

Community activists in South Los Angeles Wednesday called for a meeting with LAPD Chief Charlie Beck to launch an investigation into an officer-involved shooting death of a 24-year-old man.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/13/2014

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Jewish, Muslim Groups Rally For End To Israel-Hamas War

Southland Jewish and Muslim groups were set Friday to hold competing rallies to call for an end to the conflict between Israel and Hamas militants.

07/25/2014

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4 Arrested Following Officer-Involved Shooting At Pro-Israel Rally

Wilshire Boulevard reopened Monday after an officer-involved shooting at a pro-Israeli rally closed it down overnight for a investigation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/14/2014

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Bikers Stage Protest Outside Pillowcase Rapist’s Home In Lake Los Angeles

A group of motorcycle riders held a rally outside the home of a recently-released serial rapist near Palmdale.

07/12/2014

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Hundreds March In Downtown LA To Support Immigrant Rights

KCAL9’s Adrianna Weingold reports hundreds marched outside the federal building, pushing for immigration reform, immigrant rights, and safe passage for children seeking refuge in the U.S.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/07/2014

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Truckers Strike At Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports

Drivers in a long-running labor dispute with three trucking companies at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach began what they said would be an indefinite strike Monday.

07/07/2014

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Protesters Rally Against Supreme Court Ruling At Burbank Hobby Lobby Store

Dozens of protesters descended on the store’s grand opening following last week’s controversial Supreme Court decision.

07/07/2014

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Uber Drivers Protest Company’s Business Practices Outside Santa Monica Office

Drivers for the popular ride-share app Uber Tuesday protested the company’s business practices.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2014

Hundreds of mostly Central American immigrants wait for processing at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz. (credit: CBS)

Protesters Cheer Pause In Controversial Border Deportations

Authorities are putting a planned U.S. Border Patrol effort to bring nearly 300 Central American migrants from South Texas to Southern California on hold – and critics are applauding the move.

06/23/2014

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Councilmembers, Taxi Drivers Protest Ridesharing Apps At City Hall

Hundreds of taxicab drivers descended on the steps of City Hall Tuesday morning to protest popular ridesharing apps.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/10/2014

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