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New Year’s Eve at the California Club

January 5, 2015
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The year of our Lord 2014 was, in the end, the ugly beginning to another wretched year, in a country where the amoral work with a careerist’s passion to ensure the most perverse among us rule us all.
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Where civilian-killers walk free

December 9, 2014
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The sour mood in the bar began when my friend Bebop and I spoke openly about making Molotov cocktails.
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The General and the War to Save LA’s Soul (Part IV)

August 2, 2014
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Part four of four: A story about gentrification in downtown Los Angeles, about the treatment of its homeless residents and the tale of one community organizer who continues to fight against all odds.
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The General and the War to Save LA’s Soul (Part III)

July 26, 2014
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Part three of four: A story about gentrification in downtown Los Angeles, about the treatment of its homeless residents and the tale of one community organizer who continues to fight against all odds.
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Distrust of police may ground LAPD drones

July 23, 2014
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Distrust in law enforcement drives new campaign to ban LAPD drones in Los Angeles. Organizers are confident they can win fight.
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The General and the War to Save LA’s Soul (Part II)

July 19, 2014
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Part two of four: A story about gentrification in downtown Los Angeles, about the treatment of its homeless residents and the tale of one community organizer who continues to fight against all odds.
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The General and the War to Save LA’s Soul (Part I)

July 12, 2014
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Part one of four: A story about gentrification in downtown Los Angeles, about the treatment of its homeless residents and the tale of one community organizer who continues to fight against all odds.
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Homeless woman arrested 87 times for resting on sidewalk

February 20, 2014
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Homeless woman arrested 87 times for resting on sidewalk

A special task force of LAPD officers has been targeting Annie Moody, a homeless woman in Skid Row for little more than sleeping, sitting or lying down on a sidewalk, according to police emails obtained by a public records request. Called “Operation Bad Moody,” the campaign has led to Moody being arrested scores of...
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Evictions paving the road toward gentrification at Jordan Downs

February 19, 2014
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As if the health threats that come with living in spitting distance of a lead- and arsenic-contaminated industrial site aren’t enough of a worry, the impoverished residents of the Jordan Downs housing development have an even more pressing...
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Police behavior focus of demonstration supporting justice for Kelly Thomas

February 10, 2014
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Homeless and anti-police brutality advocates demonstrated in Hollywood on Feb. 8, demanding justice for the police killing of Kelly Thomas, a mentally-ill homeless man. Demonstrators, whose protest was held in front of the Hollywood and Vine Metro station across from the Pantages Theater, are also seeking greater police accountability. “My biggest fight, where I’m...
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