Police were on a citywide tactical alert Friday as annual May Day demonstrations got underway Friday in downtown Los Angeles.
Activists who are marching for labor and immigrant rights in U.S. cities on Friday will broaden their message to direct attention toward police brutality as tensions simmer in communities across the nation.
Hundreds of Southland workers marched and rallied on Tax Day Wednesday in a global campaign for higher pay.
Thousands will take to the streets of downtown Los Angeles Wednesday to participate in May Day protests to end immigrant deportations.
Angelenos should anticipate traffic delays and detours downtown Wednesday as thousands participate in numerous May Day marches and rallies in support of immigration reform.
Immigrant-rights groups are taking part in a series of events Wednesday to call attention to the national immigration reform debate.
“May Day” rallies will cause traffic delays throughout Los Angeles Tuesday. Travelers have also been advised to arrive early at LAX, where protesters gathered before dawn.
Thousands of teachers are expected to stage rallies throughout California this week over concerns that the state’s budget deficit will lead to deep spending cuts to public schools.