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Occupy Los Angeles

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...

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...

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...

Mission: May Day Monopoly Board (PHOTOS)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.03.2012 | Los Angeles
John Wellington Ennis

With no advance arrangements, it was a little sketchy if we were going to be able to do it at all. Would there be a shut down intersection? Would people show up? Would police stop us? Would others like it?

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...

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...

Responsible Banking Is Responsible Government

Richard Alarcón | Posted 04.28.2012 | Los Angeles
Richard Alarcón

The mayor, council and taxpayers need access to information about a bank's lending activity -- the good and the bad -- so we can make better decisions about who we give our business to in the future.

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...

Protester Arrest At Los Angeles Art Walk

Posted 01.16.2012 | Arts

Los Angeles' bi-weekly art walk recently got a taste of the confrontations between Occupy protesters and the LAPD. The video above begins in the m...

How To Trademark A Movement

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 01.11.2012 | Los Angeles

Who owns Occupy Los Angeles? We all do -- or so we thought. Apparently, a few individuals in Southern California think otherwise. On Sunday, Sue Ba...

Anna Almendrala

PHOTOS: Occupy The Rose Parade Brings Up The Rear

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.06.2012 | Los Angeles

Perhaps the most anticipated float of the 2012 Rose Parade is an unofficial entrant: a giant "Occupy Octopus" made out of plastic bags. Occupy The Ros...

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...

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...

Did They, Or Didn't They [Close The Port] ?

Alex Campbell | Posted 02.12.2012 | Politics
Alex Campbell

Occupy movement protesters encountered police lines, heavy rains and cold temperatures at the Port of Long Beach, Calif. Monday, in a coordinated effort to halt intermodal commerce along the western seaboard of North America.

ON THE WATERFRONT

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.12.2011 | Los Angeles

Occupy LA protesters gathered early Monday morning at the Port of Long Beach to take part in a West Coast blockade of all ports. After obstructing an ...

So You Wanna Cover the Occupy Movement?

Raven Brooks | Posted 02.08.2012 | Media
Raven Brooks

The technology to stream video in real time has become incredibly easy to use and free. You'll see coverage of all types of events, concerts, discussion panels, and you're even seeing some people broadcast live from Occupy protests.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, as police shut down the Occupy encampment in Los Angeles, a trio of stories fortified the movement's fundamental argument about the two-tiered nature of our democracy. First up was a report on how, in July 2008, then-Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson gave a group of Wall Street cronies inside information on the rescue of Fannie and Freddie. Then came word that, in the midst of the financial meltdown, the Fed had secretly loaned banks $7.7 trillion with absolutely no strings attached -- loans the banks used to turn a $13 billion profit (while foreclosures escalated and small businesses struggled to get loans). Finally, heroic Judge Jed Rakoff's rejection of a sweetheart fraud settlement the SEC had gift-wrapped for Citigroup turned a spotlight on how the public interest is routinely sacrificed on the altar of expediency, and how the lack of accountability makes it much more likely that the wrongdoers will do wrong again and again without paying a real price.

Police Reportedly Went Undercover At Occupy LA Encampment Prior To Raid

AP/The Huffington Post | Associated Press | Posted 12.06.2011 | Los Angeles

The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles police used nearly a dozen undercover detectives to infiltrate the Occupy LA encampment before...

Gabriel Lerner

Latinos And Occupy Los Angeles

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriel Lerner | Posted 12.02.2011 | Latino Voices

Andrea Long-Chavez in Los Angeles contributed to this report. Los Angeles County, California, is home to 1.8 million Latinos. It is also home to O...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Occupy Detroit Begins Voter Registration Drive

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.30.2011 | Detroit

This Saturday, look for a group of Occupy Detroiters dressed in Santa hats, handing out candy canes and asking if you're registered to vote. Occupy...

LAPD RAID OCCUPY LA ENCAMPMENT, ARREST PROTESTERS

AP | CHRISTINA HOAG and KATHY MATHESON | Posted 01.29.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — More than 1,400 police officers, some in riot gear, cleared the Occupy Los Angeles camp early Wednesday, driving protesters from a...

Occupy LA Fears Police Raid is Imminent

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 11.30.2011 | Los Angeles

A storm is brewing at the Occupy LA encampment in downtown Los Angeles - and we are hearing about it all on Twitter. (CLICK HERE OR SCROLL DOWN FO...

STILL OCCUPIED: LA Protesters Defy Eviction Notice

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2012 | Los Angeles

By CHRISTINA HOAG and GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- For now, Wall Street protesters camped out on the Los Angeles City Hall...