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The Soloist Plays, Vet Wants off Heroin, Poor Folk Need to Sit: Just Another Day at Skid Row

Pat LaMarche | Posted 04.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Pat LaMarche

James didn't try heroin until after he got out of the Air Force. His roommate smoked heroin and James never saw any ugly side effects so he thought all the warnings were hyperbole. "I know now he didn't have side effects because he only used on Fridays."

Locked Out Their Own Home

Posted 12.28.2012 | Los Angeles

After spending four months camped out in front of the house dubbed 'Fort Hernandez' in an effort to save it from foreclosure, Occupy LA activists were...

WATCH: Occupy Helps Single Mother Take Back Foreclosed Home For The Holidays

Posted 12.24.2012 | Business

A single mother facing foreclosure in the Los Angeles area is back in her home for the holidays, after she was evicted two weeks ago, thanks to an Occ...

Columbine Survivor Teaming Up With Occupy To Fight Foreclosure

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.27.2012 | Business

Richard Castaldo fought for his life 13 years ago, after he was shot eight times during the Columbine High School massacre. Now he’s fighting to sav...

PHOTOS: Is Occupy LA Back?

2012-04-18-Screenshot20120418at4.15.09PM.png | Posted 10.02.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of Neon Tommy. By Sarah Parvini It was a familiar scene in downtown Los Angeles Monday, as hundreds of activists gathe...

PHOTOS: Beautiful Shots Of LA Chalk Walk

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles & Katharine Lotze | Posted 08.10.2012 | Los Angeles

Occupy protesters were able to chalk on the sidewalk in peace during LA's Downtown Art Walk Thursday. In comparison to Occupy LA's first Chalk Walk...

Chalkupy Is Coming Back To Downtown LA Tonight

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.09.2012 | Los Angeles

Members of the Occupy LA movement have made plans to chalk up Downtown LA Thursday evening, but event organizers promise the "chalkupy" won't interfer...

Did Police Abuse Protesters At Chalk Walk?

2012-02-14-Screenshot20120214at2.10.30PM.png | Posted 07.17.2012 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of LA Weekly By Dennis Romero Occupy LA organizers claim police went over the line in confrontations with Chalk Walk de...

WATCH: Chalk Art Draws Riot Police To Downtown LA

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala, Kathleen Miles & Katharine Lotze | Posted 07.13.2012 | Los Angeles

Riot police formed skirmish lines in the streets of downtown Los Angeles Thursday night in response to what appeared to be a demonstration over the ri...

$5M Occupy LA Cost Estimate: Occupiers FIRE BACK

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.14.2012 | Los Angeles

A new report saying that Occupy Los Angeles cost taxpayers $4.7 million -- almost double the estimate reported in February -- has reignited the Occupy...

Occupy L.A. Meets Small Town Downtown Los Angeles on May Day

Brady Westwater | Posted 07.03.2012 | Los Angeles
Brady Westwater

After an early morning with no emergency vehicle sirens or overhead helicopters, I realized I didn't know when or where the planned Occupy LA May Day demonstrations were taking place.

How To Participate In The Coolest Aerial Art Project In Town

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 03.28.2012 | Los Angeles

Do you remember the epic block party at the end of the 1995 cult classic, "Empire Records"? Well, now it's our turn to "Damn The Man! Save The Emp...

The Great Swindle: How to Stomach Knowing the Banks Are Stealing a Nation's Worth of Homes, One Home at a Time

Suzanne O'Keeffe | Posted 05.05.2012 | Money
Suzanne O'Keeffe

Even if you don't own a house or you're not staring down foreclosure at this minute, don't think you can skip safely past the graveyards of U-Hauls and lockboxes.

Saki Knafo

Occupy Wall Street Regroups, Returns to Protest ALEC

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 03.01.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- In cities around the country today, hundreds of Occupy protestors gathered for what the movement described in a release as its "largest co...

Gabriel Lerner

The Marine vs. Freddie Mac: Winner Takes Home

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriel Lerner | Posted 02.27.2012 | Latino Voices

Almost a week after they were scheduled to be evicted forcibly from their home, the De Los Santos family is still living in the Riverside house they b...

Occupy LA & Wells Fargo Sit Down To Talk Foreclosures

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.07.2012 | Los Angeles

Occupy LA has gone from drum circles and tent cities to meetings with high-powered bank executives. Seven activists met with six Wells Fargo execu...

Revolution Is a Process

Sam Slovick | Posted 04.07.2012 | Los Angeles
Sam Slovick

The pressing question is what's next for the 99 percent movement? The answer is big mass protests in 2012 the likes of which the U.S. has never seen. ...

The 99% on MLK

Sam Slovick | Posted 03.28.2012 | Los Angeles
Sam Slovick

Forty-eight years after President Lyndon Baines Johnson handed the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. the pen he'd just used to sign the Civil Rights Act...

Outliers of Occupy

Sam Slovick | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics
Sam Slovick

Occupation is a tactic of the 99% movement. The end of the physical Occupation at City Hall in Los Angeles was the beginning of the next phase of the ...

Occupy LA Costs $2.3 Million, Says City (PHOTOS)

AP | By NOAKI SCHWARTZ and MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 12.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A preliminary report released Friday by the city administrative officer estimates the nearly two-month Occupy LA encampment at City Hal...

Kathleen Miles

PHOTOS: The 11 Biggest News Stories Of 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.23.2011 | Los Angeles

Sometimes it seemed like our world was about to end in 2011. Riot squads and protestors faced off in the streets. Santa Ana winds tore the city apart....

OCCUPY CALIFORNIA: UC Riverside Report Finds 150 Different Occupy Groups in CA

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.19.2011 | Los Angeles

As the frontrunner for the American Dialect Society's 2011 Word of the Year, "Occupy" seems to be just about everywhere you look. And, from Occupy the...

Occupy the Rose Parade Relays Its Plan

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.09.2011 | Los Angeles

Pasadena is known around the world for its New Year's Day Rose Parade. About 51.9 million Americans watched the 2010 Rose Parade on television. It was...

Cesar Chavez's Grandson Among Arrested Protestors

santamonica.patch.com | Posted 02.05.2012 | Los Angeles

Arthur S. Rodrigeuz--grandson of labor leader Cesar Chavez and a Santa Monica College student--was among the nearly 300 Occupy L.A. protesters jailed ...

Occupying on Deadline

David Freid | Posted 02.05.2012 | Los Angeles
David Freid

2011-12-06-occupydeadline120611.jpg A phrase I keep hearing from friends, "they can't Occupy forever," is certainly worth some consideration. After all, people tend to get more done when they're on deadline.