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Occupy Los Angeles

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  • There's no profit in L.A. bashing JPMorgan Chase

    There's no profit in L.A. bashing JPMorgan Chase
    Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo wants to punish JPMorgan Chase for its various financial misdeeds, possibly by cutting off business with the banking giant. But as city leaders learned a few years ago when Occupy L.A. pushed for a similar...
  • Kelly Thomas verdict: anger grows, police chief urges calm

    Kelly Thomas verdict: anger grows, police chief urges calm
    A range of reactions from outrage to measured acceptance poured in Monday after an Orange County jury — after deliberating only hours — found that two former Fullerton police officers were not guilty of beating a homeless man to death. "I...
  • Jerry Stahl gets toxic for 'Happy Mutant Baby Pills'

     Jerry Stahl gets toxic for 'Happy Mutant Baby Pills'
    Jerry Stahl believes it's impossible to shock an audience anymore, but in his new novel, "Happy Mutant Baby Pills" (Harper Perennial, $14.99 pp.), he comes close. His main character, Lloyd, falls in love with a murderous woman named Nora who wants to...
  • Garcetti sets out to rebuild ties with L.A.'s business leaders

     Garcetti sets out to rebuild ties with L.A.'s business leaders
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti sought Wednesday to rebuild his frayed ties with the city's business leaders, embracing their City Hall agenda while promoting his efforts to speed L.A.'s economic recovery. "You set the agenda for us," Garcetti told a...
  • Garcetti says 'no hard feelings' to business group that opposed him

    Garcetti says 'no hard feelings' to business group that opposed him
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti sought Wednesday to rebuild his frayed ties with the city’s business leaders, embracing their City Hall agenda while promoting his efforts to speed L.A.’s economic recovery. “You set the agenda for us,&...
  • Occupy L.A. ignores LAPD warnings, urges followers into the streets

    Occupy L.A. ignores LAPD warnings, urges followers into the streets
    Even as LAPD Chief Charlie Beck warned George Zimmerman verdict protesters to keep the streets open and vowed an "aggressive" police presence in South L.A., Occupy Los Angeles called on its supporters to converge on South L.A. on Tuesday evening. On its...
  • Zimmerman protests: Peaceful at Los Angeles City Hall

    Zimmerman protests: Peaceful at Los Angeles City Hall
    Crowds were gathering in front of Los Angeles City Hall and in South Los Angeles for a fourth night of demonstrations protesting the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Police cordoned off Los Angeles City Hall with...
  • Zimmerman protesters peacefully block traffic in downtown L.A.

    Zimmerman protesters peacefully block traffic in downtown L.A.
    About 200 people protesting George Zimmerman's acquittal Tuesday night marched down Broadway and Spring Streets in downtown Los Angeles, blocking traffic. The peaceful crowd began the march on the west steps of City Hall and then moved south on Spring...
  • Hundreds in L.A. march in global protest against Monsanto, GMOs

    Hundreds in L.A. march in global protest against Monsanto, GMOs
    Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday as part of a global series of marches against seed giant Monsanto Co. and genetically modified foods. Organizers said the “March Against Monsanto”...
  • May Day marches, rallies expected to snarl downtown L.A. traffic

    May Day marches, rallies expected to snarl downtown L.A. traffic
    Police and downtown commuters braced Wednesday for clogged streets and blocked intersections as tens of thousands of immigration supporters planned to march in annual May Day demonstrations. Los Angeles police will post traffic officers at several...
  • Setting self-doubt aside for a face-lift

    Setting self-doubt aside for a face-lift
    As public eyesores go, the 2-acre disaster across the street from L.A. City Hall is a marvel. About 20 dust-crusted feral cats keep watch over a dilapidated bunker that appears to have been the target of an aerial bombing. From street level, tourists and...
  • A year later, Occupy evolves with the times

    A year later, Occupy evolves with the times
    The signs on the freshly planted City Hall south lawn list a long string of don'ts. "No tents, stakes, camping, open flames or cooking.... No writing/painting/affixing signs, projections or other materials to trees, landscaping or public property."...