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Occupy Los Angeles

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  • Occupy members offer town hall meeting to reexamine chalk protest

     
    A small group of Occupy members have helped organize a town hall meeting Thursday evening to talk with community members about the chalk protest at last month’s downtown Art Walk event....
  • Controller asks L.A. council to change secrecy of parking taxes

     
    L.A. City Controller Wendy Greuel called Thursday on Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the City Council to change a law that bars her from auditing the taxes paid by owners of parking lots and garages across the city....
  • Downtown Art Walk sees no repeat of last month's violence

     
    There was no repeat of last month's violent clashes between police and protesters as a party atmosphere prevailed at downtown Los Angeles’ Art Walk....
  • Three Occupy protesters detained as chalk demonstrations begin

     
    At least three people were detained by Los Angeles police Thursday morning during a "chalking" protest in downtown L.A.'s Pershing Square, the beginning of what is expected to be a day and night of protests by Occupy L.A. activists. There......
  • Occupy L.A. protester accused of biting security guard's ear

     
    Los Angeles police have arrested a man they said seriously injured a security guard after biting his ear during a fight in downtown's Pershing Square....
  • Festive mood at Art Walk amid heavy LAPD presence

     
    A party atmoshpere prevailed Thursday night at downtown Los Angeles’ Art Walk as scores of police officers patrolled the streets to prevent the type of violence that erupted last month at the popular festival. Art Walk, which began in local......
  • L.A. schools chief John Deasy highlights gains in annual address

     
    L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy on Thursday announced a sharp decrease in student suspensions and academic improvement that included better performance on tests and higher enrollment in rigorous classes. Deasy cited these gains in an assertively upbeat, 40-...
  • Two Occupy protesters fight over chalking; 1 man arrested, LAPD says

     
    An argument over chalking between two Occupy protesters escalated into a fight with one men being arrested on suspicion of battery, police said Thursday afternoon....
  • Venice group threatens lawsuit over camping along boardwalk

     
    A nonprofit group in Venice sent Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa a letter this week demanding that city leaders remove encampments along the Venice Boardwalk, saying the city is treating different parts of the city differently when it comes to...
  • Oakland activists join Occupy L.A. group in downtown demonstration

     
    A protester who was arrested Thursday after demonstrators drew a large chalk mural at Pershing Square was among a contingent of activists from Oakland who arrived Wednesday to show solidarity with their counterparts in Los Angeles....
  • Teen, baby abducted at gunpoint found safe in Oakland

     
    A 17-year-old girl and her two-month-old baby who had allegedly been abducted at gunpoint in Oakland by the baby's father have been found safe and in good health, Oakland police said....