Archive for November, 2010

Fur fashion challenged on Rodeo Drive

November 26, 2010
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Animal rights activists marched through Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills today to increase awareness that fur is still being sold in the famous shopping district. According to the district’s official Web site, Rodeo Drive is the “epicenter of luxury fashion” and holds “more than 100 world-renowned boutiques.” Of those stores, more than 17 sell...
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Westlake community group celebrates anniversary, gives aid in MacArthur Park

November 20, 2010
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On Sunday, Nov. 14, Revolutionary Autonomous Communities of Los Angeles, a organization that promotes a communal effort of aid and self sufficiency, celebrated its third-year anniversary in MacArthur Park. The special event commemorated the organization’s food distribution efforts, as well as its volunteers. Mauricio, a Revolutionary Autonomous Communities (RAC) volunteer, who asked his surname...
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Eagle Rock gets free alternative to capitalism

November 16, 2010
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Live old-time music and free goods brought a number of Angelenos in Eagle Rock together on Saturday, Nov. 13, to practice the art of sustainable living in the parking lot of Casa Princesa Café, turned trading post for the LA Freestore. The fundamental idea behind the LA Freestore was to bring what you can...
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Mehserle sentence raises questions about justice system

November 6, 2010
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What started in Oakland on Jan. 1, 2009 reached a milestone yesterday at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center in downtown Los Angeles. It began with the killing of an unarmed man by police, the officer’s trial, his conviction and finally, his sentence. It was a quest for justice that, in the end,...
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Mehserle gets two years

November 5, 2010
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Long faces, shock, tears and anger were seen at the central district courthouse in downtown Los Angeles today when former-police officer Johannes Mehserle received the minimum sentence of two years for killing an unarmed civilian. Speaking afterwards at a news conference, John Burris, attorney for the Grant family, said he was disappointed by the...
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Renter advocates make spooky appearance at mayor’s house

November 3, 2010
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Linda Valverde went trick-or-treating, but instead of something good to eat, she focused instead on “somewhere good to sleep.” She was one of the many volunteers who marched wearing costumes on Oct. 29. Near the Metro station at Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue, a variety of groups banded together. It wasn’t yet Halloween, however...
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