Archive for March, 2011

Students make their voices heard in downtown Fullerton

March 30, 2011
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Reporting from Orange County – Once again, community colleges and universities across California are facing drastic cut backs due to the state’s budgetary crisis. On March 14, students from a community college in Fullerton made their voices heard by staging a walk-out and protest. Making their way through the busy restaurant and bar district...
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Activists, veterans speak out against wars, 11 arrested

March 20, 2011
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While cruise missiles were being launched into Libya from U.S. warships in the Mediterranean, anti-war activists rallied in Hollywood yesterday to protest America’s foreign policy. Demonstrators, led by veterans and active-duty soldiers, marched through Hollywood and rallied in front of Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard. Calling for an end to the Afghanistan War...
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Moms march for a better life for all

March 13, 2011
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A demonstration was held yesterday in support of the world’s primary caregiver: mothers. Various groups rallied in MacArthur Park demanding an epic shift in priorities by calling for an end to budget cuts, poverty, environmental degradation, discrimination and war. Starting in front of the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) in Koreatown, demonstrators...
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MTA should review effects of fare hikes on poor, says study

March 2, 2011
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A recent study by a UCLA economist says the MTA may be putting low-income riders between a rock and a hard place with its fare hikes. The study was commissioned by the Bus Riders Union (BRU) and conducted by Paul Ong, an economist and urban planner at the UCLA School of Public Affairs, and...
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