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Venice Beach: Over 500 students and local community leaders march against violence (tags)

Students and local nonprofits marched the streets of Venice Beach to rally against violence and war. The march marks the anniversary of the first International Peace Youth Walk which took place in South Korea.

What’s Up With the Beach Curfew? (tags)

Recent rumblings about the illegal Venice Beach and Ocean Front Walk closure.

Rock, Rap & Speakout vs Poverty, Prisons & War (tags)

For the 15th year marking International Women’s Day in Southern California, on March 8th a warm and sunny Saturday, a mixed race and enthusiastic crowd of approximately 450 women, men, quite a lot of young people, and lots of children gathered for a free concert and speakout at the MacArthur Park Band Shell in Los Angeles.

Local Black Friday Protests at Walmart (tags)

A roundup of Black Friday protests at Walmart for the Walmart Strikers and a 25K wage.

VENICE OPDs ARE BACK! BUT WHY? (tags)

Nasty Venice Anti-Homeless Gentrification Permit Parking Efforts Keep Coming Back.

Protest at Best Western Golden Sails Hotel (tags)

Employees of Best Western Golden Sails Hotel protest together with Unite Here Local 11 group and 100 Long Beach residents in response of Hotel's immoral practices.

Occupy Long Beach Strikes at Walmart on Black Friday, November 23, 2012 (tags)

Occupy Long Beach Strikes at Walmart in Down town Long beach in solidarity with Walmart employees. The protest ended in two arrests.

Venice Beach Holocaust Denier runs for Venice Neighborhood Council (tags)

Homeless bashers maneuvering for position to further their anti-humanitarian agenda.

Venice is changing soon to be known as Silicon Beach ... (tags)

Venice Town Hall: Silicon Beach - Thursday, April 12 come all who care about this 'town' to hear, talk, and discuss what is happening in your neighborhood or maybe just 'nearby' ....it could happen to you too ... iNIMBY is not the same story

More War Against Venice Street People (tags)

The City of Los Angeles rolled out new Venice Boardwalk Ordinance (LAMC 42.15) and initiated concentrated effort to remove homeless people from Venice.

Interview with Nathan, arrested at Long Beach Port shutdown (tags)

December 15, 2011
LONG BEACH - On December 12, 2011, Occupy Los Angeles, Occupy Long Beach, Occupy Riverside, and many other people closed a terminal at the port of Long Beach. Only two people were arrested, and one of them, Nathaniel Sierdsma, speaks about his experiences.

Occupy The Ports Long Beach (tags)

Occupy Movement Rises Again Photo Essay 2 of Two Photo Essay one can be found at.http://la.indymedia.org/news/2011/12/250375.php

Occupy The Ports Long Beach (tags)

Occupy Movement Rises Again Photo Essay 1 of Two Photo Essay 2 can be found at... http://la.indymedia.org/news/2011/12/250396.php

Occupy the Ports - A Day without Goldman Sachs (tags)

December 12, 2011
LONG BEACH, California - Heeding the call of Occupy Oakland, who called for a shutdown of west coast ports in response to the brutal eviction of occupy encampments nationwide, and in solidarity with expolited port workers and truckers, about 500 militant occupiers and their friends shut down Terminal J of the Port of Long Beach, the home of SSA Marine, an investment of the criminal enterprise Goldman Sachs and the main stakeholder of the US government.

Police choose new targets (tags)

Bill Rosendahl has brought a special squad of 21 LAPD officers into Venice, CA . Now that most of the Homeless Living in their cars and moterhomes have lost their vehicles... They now are forced to sleep on the sidewalk (not illegal) Having neutralized their targets, they are now targeting other groups of people to harass by intimidation and by impounding vehicles, Family Pets, or giving unwarranted parking tickets. I suspect these include Farmers, Raw foodists, Artists, Musicians, or any alternative or creative types.

Venice Locals Sought For Vehicle Dweller Documentary (tags)

People living in vehicles, or have an extreme opinion about this subject are encouraged to share their views equally with Jeff Girard who is documenting the issue for a documentary. Please contact by Wednesday 11th May 2011 ie. asap!

Calif. Police Officers Kill Man Pointing Water Nozzle, Not Gun (tags)

Long Beach police officers shot and killed a man Sunday when they apparently mistook a pistol-grip water nozzle he was holding, for a gun.

Some Smokers are Butting Out of the Storm Drains (tags)

Some people in L.A. are working to reduce the amount of cigarette stubs that pollute and poison our oceans.

iEat - Live Food Program List Santa Monica/Venice Beach (tags)

LIVE iFood Calendar for the Westside Los Angeles, Community Events Calendar with RSS Feed

Please Stop Removal of Native American Cemetery in Huntington Beach (tags)

A developer is building a housing complex in Huntington Beach and is removing the remains of some 80 Indigenous people. Please write letters expressing your concerns or offense to the coastal commission.

Hands Across The Sand (tags)

Please join us (Hands Across The Sand & Surfrider Foundation) in drawing a human line in the sand to say NO to offshore oil drilling and YES to clean energy on Saturday, June 26th,11am on Santa Monica Beach (next to Santa Monica Pier) and on beaches all over the world! Please see our national web site: www.handsacrossthesand.com.

Checkpoints this weekend / Retenes este fin de semana (6/mar2010) (tags)

Checkpoint response is looking for volunteers. Please contact noretenes@gmail.com if you have an hour a week to spare. Checkpoint response está buscando voluntarixs. Favor de comunicarse con noretenes@gmail.com si tiene una hora a la semana disponible para colaborar.

Checkpoints este fin de semana / Retenes this weekend (11-13/feb/2010) (tags)

Como siempre, Checkpoint response les trae anuncios de los retenes reportados por la prensa corporativa. ¡Pónganse truchos! Siempre hay más retenes de los que se anuncian, aunque por ley nos tienen que avisar. (Se sabe que a la autoridad no le importa la ley. ¡Sólo les importa joder!) Si ven un retén o cualquier abuso de parte de la policía, por favor, ¡avísenles a lxs de tu comunidad!

Like always, Checkpoint reponse brings you announcements of the checkpoints reported via the corporate press. Be wise! There are always more checkpoints than the ones that are announced, even though by law they are supposed to warn us. (We know that authority doesn't care about the law. All they care about is messing with us!) If you see a checkpoint or any other police abuse, please alert the members of your community!

JUSTICE FOR BEN ORENLAS, JUSTICE FOR HYATT REGENCY HOTEL WORKERS! (tags)

The Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) based in Los Angeles county called on the management of the Hyatt Regency hotel in Long Beach to be fair in evaluating Ben's Orenlas suspension. As members of the community of Long Beach ,we are asking for a fair process and that he is treated with equal respect. Ben Orenlas, a Filipino Hotel worker at Hyatt who has worked for the Hyatt for 8 years. He was once rewarded at he Hyatt for being the best worker in the Kitchen. He was suspended by the management last Friday.

Calling Long Beach Area Anarchists! (tags)

Starting organization of a Long Beach anarchist collective, help wanted and needed!

25th Latin America Encuentro-Empire v. Democracy (tags)

25th Latin America Encuentro EMPIRE vs. DEMOCRACY: From Guatemala to Honduras

Sponsored by Unitarian Universalist Committee-Southern California Unit and MIA, Mujeres Iniciando en las Américas 10/17/2009 at 1:00 PM at the Unitarian Church of Long Beach

Checkpoint tonight in Newport Beach / Retén esta noche en Newport Beach (tags)

"The checkpoint will run from 9 p.m. Thursday to 3 a.m. Friday, on northbound Dover Drive at 16th Street." El retén se hará de las 9 pm jueves hasta las 3 am viernes en Dover Drive carril hacia el norte por la 16th Street.

EPCC Supports the Quilt Our Pain Built" Project & the “Journey for Justice!" Mar (tags)

The "Quilt Our Pain Built" project is a special creative tapestry of cloth patches highlighting the stories and struggles of hotel housekeepers while raising public awareness of the high risk of injuries for room attendants in Long Beach ’s hospitality industry. The Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) based in Los Angeles fully supports the struggle of the workers for uniization and against management suppresive tactics in Long Beach Hotels.

Long Beach Colation Sues City of Long Beach (tags)

On Friday, August 21, the Long Beach Coalition for Good Jobs and a Healthy Community filed suit against the City of Long Beach claiming the development of the 125-room Hotel Sierra at the Pike needs a new Environmental Impact Report (EIR) to assess the possible impact the hotel development will have on the environment and local communities. “A few weeks ago, we spoke to City Council about this project with regard to the environmental, social, and economic impacts on our community. In response, a majority of the Council voted to postpone the vote to provide an opportunity for the community to voice its support for responsible development,” said CSULB Sociology Professor Gary Hytrek and Coalition Steering Committee Member.

Long Beach City Council postpones vote on Pike Hotel (tags)

Another victory for Hotel workers and Coalition in South Bay! Led by dozens of members of the Long Beach Coalition for Good Jobs and a Healthy Community (LBC) who were in the crowd, with their concerns on whether the hotel would provide decent wages for its employees, they told the council to work for workers interests. Urged on by a crowd of hotel worker's-rights supporters, the City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1 to continue for one week a vote that would move a proposed hotel at the Pike one step closer to approval.

Mock Funeral Procession Remembers Military In Iraq (tags)

Military Families Speak Out, Long Beach Area Peace Network, Iraq Vets Against the War, Veterans for Peace and Vietnam Veterans Against the War protest occupation in Seal Beach and Long Beach, California in symbolic funeral procession.

SANTA MONICA CA SCANDAL CREATED BY US CONGRESS !!! (tags)

HOW LONG DO AMERICA'S MIDDLE CLASS AND WORKING POOR HAVE TO WAIT FOR OUR U.S. CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS OF THE FREE WORLD TO BEGIN TO CARE ABOUT BRINGING EQUALITY INTO OUR U.S. DIVORCE COURTS NATIONWIDE ???

FEB. 26 TOWNHALL MEETING IN LONG BEACH (tags)

More than 200 people attended the successful Town Hall meeting “Subsidizing Poverty” last Thursday, February 26, from 5:00 to 7:00 Pm at the CSULB Karl Anatol Center. The community event was sponsored by the long Beach Coalition for Good jobs and a Health Community, the CSULB College of Liberal Arts, The Progressive Student Alliance and other community organizations.

Solidarity destroys fascism: LB activists unite to ignore racists (tags)

The conservative student at Cal State Long Beach invited Jim Gilchrist, founder of the anti-immigrant Minutemen, and Ted Hayes, homeless advocate-turned anti-immigrant opportunist, to speak on campus during immigration awareness week. The good people of CSULB ignored them, and the racists went away, proving that regardless of the strategies chosen, solidarity is the key in winning our struggles.

Minuteman Founder To Lecture on La Raza and Racism at Long Beach State (tags)

The Conservative Student Union at long Beach State will host Jim Gilchrist and Ted Hayes to speak on La Raza and Racism.

San Diego Queer Democrats Endorse Beach Booze Ban (tags)

The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club voted September 25 to endorse Proposition 4 on the November 4 ballot in the city of San Diego, which would make the temporary ban on alcohol consumption at city beaches permanent. Opponents have argued that the ban is an attack on individual freedom, but the club rejected that argument and instead supported beach-area residents who say the ban has improved their quality of life.

New Long beach Coalition, Formed (tags)

The Long Beach Coalition for Good Jobs and A Healthy Community was formally formed in a meeting last Monday, August 11,2008 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Long Beach after three months of existence. Attended by more than thirty community leaders, academics, volunteers and union organizers, the Coalition reviewed the actions that the group have undertaken since its first meeting last June and decided formally to form the Long Beach Coalition. Their primary aim is to consolidate their efforts and strengthen the group.

Long Beach Mayor Vows to Close Main Library (tags)

Long Beach Mayor Claims that City Will Save Millions by Closing Main Library and keeping branch libraries for longer hours.

UHW-West Rally Against Moves to Divide The Union (tags)

" They Say Divide US, We Say Unite Us" More than 6,000 health care workers from the United Health Workers (UHW) -West and their community supportrs all-over the west coast rallied infront of the Marriot Manhattan Beach Hotel last Monday, July 14, 2008 fro 6:00 in the morning until 3:00 in the afternoon.

Ex Sheriff Carona’s crony Freddie Glusman arrested (tags)

Fred Glusman owns The Ritz in Newport Beach and Pieros in Las Vegas. Its rumored that Rick Rizzolo and some of his mobster friends frequent the restaurant and may have hidden interests in the enterprise.

Long Beach Mass Action, July 10 Displays Community Unity (tags)

More than 600 people turned out in a two-hour march-rally last July 10 proving that the community is “the heart of Long Beach” The march led by the Long Beach Coalition for Better Jobs and Healthy Communities started with a picket at the Hilton Hotel at around 5:00 PM . Then the coalition marched to the Long Beach light house near the Aquarium of the Pacific where they held an hour long rally. Led by Hilton Hotel workers who are organizing themselves, Filipinos, Latinos, African- American hotel workers demanded hotel administration neutrality over their efforts to organize themselves.

EPCC Supports UHW-West mass action in LA (tags)

The Echo PArk Community Coalition (EPCC) supports the mass action on July 14 is slated to be held at the Manhattan Beach Marriot Hotel by the United Health Care Workers (UHW) -West against the plan of the SEIU /International to divide the UHW-West. The mass action by the UHW-West was called for the hearing that could result in tearing apart the UHW based on a plan by the SEIU International to divide the UHW. The 150,000 UHW which has a large Filipino membership among its unionized workers is a member of the SEIU International which has 2 million members.

Workshop: It Takes a Village to Rape a Woman (tags)

The Women's Studies Student Association (W.S.S.A.) from Cal State Long Beach will discuss "rape culture," reframe violence against women as a men's issue, and discuss common myths about rape while keeping in mind power, privilege, and oppressions of gender, race, sexuality, class and ability.

WSSA Feminist Film Series (tags)

Cal State Long Beach is hosting a Feminist Film Series for FREE.

3.25.08: McCAIN COMING TO ORANGE COUNTY & L.A.!!! DO SOMETHING!!! (tags)

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Orange County Peace Coalition: How Many More? Silent Peace March video (tags)

Huntington Beach, CA: On a sunny, windy Huntington Beach afternoon, members of the Orange County Peace Coalition and their supporters held a SILENT peace march along one of Huntington Beach's busiest streets. Pro-peace folk of all ages participated in the march. Enjoy. df, mom, educator, activist, PEACE www.ocpeace.org

Part 2, "How Many More? Resist, Resist the War!" OCPC. ORG (tags)

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WOMEN CLOSE DOWNTOWN L.A. STREET; BRAVE NY STORM IN 8TH MARCH COMMEMORATION (tags)

Saturday morning, March 8th, saw police barricades going up at and traffic diverted from Olympic & Broadway Streets as hundreds of women marched in the first International Women's Day mass action in Los Angeles since 1994. Scores of students from the University of Southern California, Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach Community College, University of California Los Angeles, East Los Angeles College, Cal State Los Angeles and from the Fremont, Jordan, Belmont high schools and El Sereno Middle School joined the march against the war. "We're here to let people know that we are with women all around the world who think that the war is unjust and a waste of our government's money," said USC Social Work student Kathryn Cronin. Led by the Mariposa Alliance/GABNet, the historic gathering created a buzz in the world of the U.S. women's movement, which had tended to take March 8th for granted. Ma-Al/GABNet called for the return of International Women's Day to its historic and political context, and to use 8th March as a statement against US-led imperialist wars, notably in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Philippines.

Protest Ludacris coming to Cal State Long Beach University! (tags)

Just thought maybe you would want to know that Ludacris is coming to Cal State University Long Beach! Not so excited? Us either!

MFSO, IVAW, VFP @ Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace and Unity Parade, Long Beach, Part 2 (tags)

January 19, 2008......... Long Beach, California, USA: Military Families Speak Out, Iraq Veterans Against the War, and Veterans for Peace were enthusiastically welcomed by crowds of spectators at the 2008 Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace & Unity Parade. **PHOTOS, Part 2**

MFSO, IVAW, VFP @ Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace and Unity Parade, Long Beach, Part 1 (tags)

January 19, 2008......... Long Beach, California, USA: Military Families Speak Out, Iraq Veterans Against the War, and Veterans for Peace were enthusiastically welcomed by crowds of spectators at the 2008 Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace & Unity Parade. **PHOTOS, PART 1**

WAR CRIMINAL, Donald Rumsfeld, Honored in Newport Beach Tonight, 11.17.07 (tags)

WAR CRIMINAL, DONALD RUMSFELD, TO RECEIVE THE 2007 STATESMANSHIP AWARD tonight, November 17, 2007, in Newport Beach, CA USA!

SOS! Veterans DENIED Participation in Long Beach Veteran's Day Parade! (tags)

Why are Iraq VETERANS Against the War, VETERANS for Peace, and Military Families Speak Out being DENIED access to the Saturday's (11.10.07) VETERAN'S DAY PARADE in Long Beach, California?!? Please contact the following people, and urge them to ALLOW these groups to march in Saturday's Long Beach Veteran's Day Parade. Pageantry Productions, Debbie Harn 310-537-4240, they handle the parade for the city of Long Beach; Martha Thuente is the committee chairperson, 562-422-6669; Long Beach City Councilmember’s: Val Lurch, 562-570-6137, (The parade is in his area.); Tonia Reyes Uranga, 562-570-6596; Gary DeLong, 562-570-6186; Military Families Speak Out: Pat Alviso & Jeff Merrick: www.mfsooc.org, www.myspace.com/ocmfso, 562-833-8035 (Pat Alviso)

Jim Gilchrist coming to long Beach (tags)

Jim Gilchrist coming to CSULB

ICE Takes a Stop on PCH and Loynes in Long Beach (tags)

While driving around Long Beach, CA I found a Homeland Security ICE bus parked on the side of the road. What were they doing?

Living Peace Symbol in Santa Monica to Celebrate Day of Nonviolence 10/2/07 (tags)

Join us to celebrate the first annual UN designated International Day of Nonviolence. This event will take place this Tuesday, October 2, at 6:30 PM, just North of the Santa Monica Pier, and will involve lighting up the beach with a living peace symbol!

Nativist Militia Forms in Long Beach (tags)

Former Save Our State ( SOS ) member Gerry Nance aka. BorderRaven forms Militia in Long Beach. [Photo of BorderRaven]

NAZIS/SOS/MMP will be at St. Luke's Long beach Sun 9/16/07 (tags)

When: Sunday, September 16th Time: 10am until 1pm Place: St. Luke's Episcopal Church http://www.stlukeslb.org/ Address: 525 E. 7th Street, Long Beach, CA 90813 Contact Info for St. Luke's: http://www.stlukeslb.org/contact1.html

SOS/Minutemen in Long Beach (tags)

A handful of SOS and Minutemen faithful showed up on the corner of 7th and Atlantic in Long Beach to protest the sanctuary given to Liliana, a 29 year old immigrant from Mexico by St. Luks Episcopal Church.

COP leaves threatening message on CopWatch LA's voicemail (tags)

"Hey i'm a cop. I do whatever I wanna do. I'm your worst nightmare , and there's not a fucking thing that you can do about it. So how about that **turns on car siren**" (listen to the MP3)

Local Soldier, Astor Sunsin-Pineda, Killed in Iraq (tags)

Spc. Astor Sunsin-Pineda, 20, died Wednesday when his vehicle was struck by shrapnel from an improvised explosive device in Baghdad, the U.S. Department of Defense said Friday.

Open Letter to Mayor Villaraigosa (tags)

We, the undersigned, demand the immediate resignation of Mark Brown from the office of the City Attorney. Mark Brown (Bar # 60683), during the course of the last three years, has taken a central role in writing ordinances that unfairly oppress and harass hardworking people of the city of Los Angeles.

Noe v. City of Los Angeles: A Victory for Venice Homeless (tags)

Class Action Lawsuit settlement helps Venice homeless.

Everyday Police Intimidation in Long Beach (tags)

Over 10 Long Beach Police Department Officers harass one man who was threatened by another man. Officers search the victim and confiscate his four-inch (legal) knife. This footage documents officers intimidating members of CWLB as they drive slowly in their patrol car and speak through their megaphone.

Downtown Long Beach Protest Gets Attacked by Police, CWLA Member Arrested (tags)

First Hand Accounts from Demonstration in Downtown Long Beach Against Military Recruiters in our Communities Friday December 8th

Dec. 8th Long Beach Protest Followup (tags)

After-protest meeting notes about the Dec. 8th Anti-Recruitment and GI Resistance demonstration

12:20 pm - Protest at Long Beach army recruitment center on 6th & Pine now under way. (tags)

12:20 pm - Protest at Long Beach army recruitment center on 6th & Pine now under way. Heavy police deployment. Center appears to be closed.

Dec. 8th Anti-Military Action in Long Beach, CA (tags)

Anti-Military Recruiting Demonstration planned at one of the largest recruiting centers in California. December 8th in Downtown Long Beach, Ca.

National Day of Action for GI Resistance and Rights (tags)

Military resisters, their families, veterans and concerned community members call for public action Dec. 8-10th!

Unity against Laguna Beach minutemen (tags)

A few photos of what has become too usual at the Laguna Beach Day Labor Center.

Federal Lawsuit Filed for Venice Free Speech Zone - Again - City Must Study Contitution (tags)

Federal Lawsuit Filed October 16, 2006 by president of National Lawyer's Guild of Los Angeles.

Long Beach Public LIbrary Trashes Collection (tags)

ARLINGTON WEST @ SANTA MONICA BEACH (tags)

Arlington West Memorial is an educational outreach project sponsored by Veterans for Peace illuminating the cost and consequences of war and occupation while acknowledging those whose lives lost by the terrorism of war and occupation .

Hate Crime at Laguna Beach Day Labor Center (tags)

Two white men were held on suspicion of attempted murder and committing a hate crime Sunday at the Laguna Beach Day Labor Center.

EVERY DROP COUNTS: FIRST ANNUAL ‘FRIENDS OF AVALON BAY’ CONCERT BENEFIT - AUGUST 27, 2006 (tags)

Water quality, maintenance and conservation are the focus as Friends of Avalon Bay launch first-ever concert benefit, August 27th, 2006

SAVE THE FREE SPEECH BEACH (tags)

FREE SPEECH ON VENICE BEACH CONTINUES UNDER ATTACK BY LAPD ~ WE NEED TO COLLECT 10,000 SIGNATURES BY THE END OF 2006 TO GIVE TO COUNCILMAN ROSENDAHL ~ PLEASE SIGN OUR PETITION

Laguna Beach: Minutemen drop their mask (tags)

Faced with the solidarity of day laborers and their supporters and a defeat in Laguna Beach, Minutemen and Save Our State joined forces Saturday and dropped their facade.

Demonstrate against the MinuteKKKlan in Laguna Beach! (tags)

Come demonstrate against the MinuteKKKlan in Laguna Beach!

Supporters of "Everyman's" Beach Club to Rally on Sand Against Neighbor Lawsuit (tags)

Wealthy neigbors have filed a lawsuit to try to stop Santa Monica from opening a public beach club near two exclusive private clubs. Outraged community members have organized a rally on the sand in Santa Monica Environmental, beach access and historic preservation groups have come out in support of the project and the public's right to use the beach and public coastal property.

Friends of the Farm Parade in Venice (tags)

VENICE BEACH, Saturday 24, 2006 - Farmers and their friends paraded down the Venice Beach Boardwalk today to let people know that despite their eviction last week from their farm they are not giving up the fight to save the farm and return to their farm.

TAKE BACK THE FARM Actions for this weekend June 23-25 (tags)

TAKE BACK THE FARM Actions for this weekend June 23-25

COP WATCH REPORT: stand-off with LAPD and Sheriff's on Alameda and 41st (tags)

On the morning of the eviction during rush-hour traffic demonstrators decided to occupy the intersection of 41st and Alameda.

Farmers Blocking street at 41st & Long Beach (tags)

Caller reports A number of Farmers are now sitting down in the street at 41st & Long Beach.

June 11, 2006 - Food Not Bombs Activist Arrested in Venice, CA (tags)

Venice/Santa Monica Food Not Bombs member arrested on Venice Beach Boardwalk following a series of on-going harassments, tickets, and police threats to arrest volunteers.

Local Marine Killed in Iraq (tags)

Lance Cpl. Marcus Glimpse of Huntington Beach was killed Wednesday when an improvised bomb exploded at the security checkpoint where he was deployed in Al Anbar province in Iraq.

Winograd on the March (tags)

Progressive Demo Marcy Winograd Blocks Congresswoman Jane Harman from winning endorsement by local Democratic organization.

large pro-immigrant rally in Long Beach (tags)

Militant high school students ignore lockdown order, rally against fascist-like immigration legislation.

Peregrinacion por la Paz (tags)

Santa Monica, Sunday, March 19, eighty people marched with Fernando Suarez Del Solar from the Federal Building in Westwood to the Arlington West Memorial at the Santa Monica Pier. There, Mr. Suarez, Mrs. Castro, and others, in front of many cameras, checked some of the 2,317 crosses set up on the beach, in honor of the U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq.

ACTION ALERT!
CALLING ALL POLITICAL AND FREE SPEECH ACTIVISTS
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THE SUMMER OF FREE SPEECH ON VENICE BEACH IS ABOUT TO BEGIN!

RECALL ARNIE !!!! - Long Beach Gathering (tags)

You are invited to an informative talk and kick off gathering for the RECALL ARNIE Campaign at California State University of Long Beach.

JAN 23 : REVOLUTIONARY HIP HOP IN LONG BEACH (tags)

members from colectivo error, skot keltic not, son del centro .. in collaboration for Revolutionary Hip Hop! (see flier)

LONG BEACH COP WATCH HOTLINE # (tags)

Long Beach Cop Watch HOTLINE # 562-252-8501

South Central Farmers Phone Tree (tags)

The South Central Farmers are asking members of the progressive community to establish phone trees to mobilize activists across the city to defend their beloved and family-sustaining 14-acre farm at 41st and Long Beach Ave. For the last 13 years, these working class Latino families have tilled what was once an abandoned, garbage- and rat-infested lot into a inspirational garden that feeds and sustains over 360 families!

SOS Coming back to L.A. County (tags)

Save Our State, the anti-immigration group is coming back to L.A. County.

South Central Framers Friends and Neighbors Day (tags)

October 1, 3:00 pm South Central Farmers Feeding Families Friends and Neighbors Day

-THE-GAIAN-MIND- Gardening Free School (tags)

radical free school gardening parties all day every saturday in long beach with the gaian mind collective and long beach organic

Racist Minutemen/SOS in laguna Beach again THIS SAT @ 8:00 AM (tags)

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Finish Off SOS on Saturday (tags)

Rally for Day Laborers, Against SOS this Saturday, September 24, 8:00 a.m.-noon 1765 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach

Seal Beach Anti-Nuke Rally Pics (tags)

No Nuke Pics, August 6, 2005

No More Nukes! (tags)

Saturday August 6, 2005 (11:00 am -2:00 pm) 60th Anniversary Commemoration of the Nuclear Bombing of Hiroshima! Regional Southern California Protest Rally and Remembrance to be held at the Seal Beach Weapons Center

Seal Beach Anti-Nuke Rally: A National Day of Action! 8/6/05 (tags)

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Laguna Beach police allegedly asked Joe Turner if he posts on Stormfront (tags)

According to a message posted on the "Save Our State" website, Joe Turner apparently got incredibly angry when Laguna Beach police officer Andy Peck allegedly asked him at last Saturday's anti-day laborer center demonstration what "username" he used on the Stormfront White Nationalist Community website, a nationwide bulletin board service on the internet run by an ex-Ku Klux Klan leader. But what are the Laguna Beach police supposed to think when Turner shows up at a protest in their city and suddenly decides to spend some quality time hanging out with Robert Floyd (aka, "Baldy"), an avowed "white nationalist" who was tackled to the ground a couple weeks earlier for allegedly trying to assault Naui Huitzilopochtli, a counterdemonstrator, at a previous demo?

Laguna Beach II: SOS Shows Their True Colors (tags)

On Saturday in Laguna Beach, twenty-five Save Our State and neo-Nazis raised a display of U.S. and neo-Nazi flags while protesting day laborers. Fifty counter-protestors responded.

SOS, Neo-Nazis & White Supremacists (1/4) (tags)

The photograph below shows Don Silva, a top spokeperson for Save Our State (SOS), the immigrant bashing group founded by Joe Turner, holding up the blue banner, "DEPORT ILLEGAL ALIENS," along with a man reputed to be "Advocate," at the Saturday, July 16th, 2005 rally against the day laborer center in Laguna Beach, California. A woman reputed to be "Dixieland_Delight" poses before the camera while waving an American flag. Both "Advocate" and "Dixieland_Delight" are known to be white supremacists and have posted messages under these psuedonyms on the Stormfront White Nationalist Website.

SOS, Neo-Nazis & White Supremacists (4/4) (tags)

The photograph below shows "Konkwista88," "Dixieland_Delight," and "Advocate" holding the banner, "DEPORT ILLEGAL ALIENS," at the anti-day laborer center protest in Laguna Beach, California on Saturday, July 16, 2005. "Konkwista88" was one of three men who allegedly tried to assault Naui Huitzilopochtli, a counterdemonstrator that showed up to oppose them. This photo was originally published on the front page of the July 22nd issue of The Laguna Beach Independent, a weekly newspaper.

SOS-Nazi Alliance Exposed (tags)

Save Our State stood proud with swastika flag waving white supremacists at a rally yesterday in Laguna Beach. The group claims not to be racist, but nazi skinheads made up the majority of their contigency at the protest. Please bear that in mind as you read the article below. I will post pictures of the rally within the next few days.

SOS, a front group for the openly racist National Vanguard, to hold Laguna rally (tags)

Joe Turner, founder of Save Our State (SOS), a front group for the openly racist National Vanguard, plans to hold a rally at the day laborer center in Laguna Beach on Saturday, July 30. Come to Laguna Beach and watch top leaders of SOS stand in solidarity against the "brown problem" with members of the National Vanguard, just like they did in Baldwin Park. Make sure you take plenty of photographs of the SOS rally, because many members of that group are linked to the National Vanguard , the Ku Klux Klan, and other white power groups. Below is picture taken in Baldwin Park last month showing Frank Jorge, a close friend of Turner, shouting into a bullhorn, while Robert Floyd, a National Vanguard member wearing a black shirt, stands guard "protecting the white race."

Jim Gilchrist to Again Join Stormfront in Laguna Beach (tags)

Track this topic | Email this topic | Print this topic SaveOurState Posted: Jul 19 2005, 08:08 PM Quote Post Administrator ***** Group: Admin Posts: 2175 Member No.: 1 Joined: 18-November 04 Mark your calendars and reserve this date. We are going to officially introduce ourselves to Orange County. Specific details to follow.

LAGUNA BEACH COPS TACKLE WHITE SUPREMACIST TO THE GROUND: PART I (tags)

The photograph below is of Baldy, an avowed white supremacist, who allegedly tried to physically attack Naui Huitzilopochtli, a counterdemonstrator, at the Saturday, July 16, 2005 protest that a member of "Save Our State" organized against a day labor center in Laguna Beach, California. In this photograph, Baldy (who identified himself as Robert Floyd of Pearlblossom) is talking to Suzie Harrison, a reporter for The Coast Daily Pilot.

SOS in Laguna Beach Today (tags)

SOS held their anti-immigrant rally today in Laguna Beach. Seems like 40 or so SOS showed with a sparse counter-demo of about 5-10 folks. Many Socal activists are in Campo right now opposing the Minutemen (Border Patrol Auxiliary?)

2 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS (tags)

a) SAVE OUR STATE TO BULLY MORE DAY LABORERES IN LAGUNA BEACH THIS SATURDAY b) MINUTEMEN HAVE OFFICIALLY ARRIVED IN SAN DIEGO--GROUPS CALLED ON TO COUNTER--THEIR PRESENCE!!!

SOS coming to Laguna Beach Art Festival (tags)

On Saturday, July 16th, S.O.S. members will be coming to Laguna Beach. Shall we greet them?

FEDERAL LAWSUIT FILED FOR VENICE FREE SPEECH ZONE (tags)

“Press Conference, Venice Beach-Style, on July 8 to Announce Federal Lawsuit Filed for Venice Free Speech Zone”

SOS to Protest at Local Arts Festival (tags)

The information below was taken from the SOS website. They have gone public with the protest details because infiltrators within SOS have already leaked the information.

VENICE BEACH LOTTERY (tags)

CONTROVERSIAL VENICE BEACH “FREE EXPRESSION” LOTTERY REVIEW - On Wednesday, June 15 L.A. City Recreation & Parks Commissioners will get a chance to look back (in anger?) at the past 90 days of botched management by Cindy Miscikowski's office, Venice Recreation & Parks, the City Attorney's Office, and LAPD beach patrol

Hate Crimes/Illegal Discrimination Against Homeless at Long Beach "Public" Libra (tags)

Homeless banned from library on flimsy excuses, assaulted by cops if they don't comply. Employees instructed to fawn on business executives.

Local Soldier Dies From Wounds Suffered in Iraq (tags)

Sgt. First Class Randy Duane Collins, 36, died Tuesday at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., according to a statement from the DOD.

Local Soldier Killed in Iraq (tags)

Sgt. Anthony J. Davis Jr., 22, was killed Saturday afternoon when a car bomb exploded next to his armored vehicle in Mosul, about 225 miles northwest of Baghdad.

Eyes Wide Open at Arlington West (tags)

Eyes Wide Open, the American Friends Service Committee’s widely-acclaimed exhibition on the human cost of the Iraq War joined Arlington West last Sunday. Each and every Sunday since February 15th 2004, this memorial is set up on the sand just north of the pier at Santa Monica Beach. We've been putting up this memorial as a way to acknowledge the costs and consequences of the addiction to war as an instrument of international policy. Similar to the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C., we've a weekly updated placard listing all the fallen American military personnel since the U.S. invaded and occupied Iraq to the present day. People read the names, ages, rank, hometown and circumstance of death, write their name on a piece of paper along with any thoughts or sentiments and attach this to any cross along with a flower. In addition, we've also a sign to acknowledge the fact that if we were to put up a cross for each Iraqi person killed the numbers of crosses would fill the entire beach. As we have no way of knowing the various faiths or philosophies of the many who have sacrificed their lives fighting for their illusions, the simplicity of a cross is used as a marker. Arlington West is a place to mourn, reflect, contemplate, grieve, and meditate, and to honor and acknowledge those who've lost their lives and to reflect upon the true cost of war.

VONS PICKETERS FILE POLICE HARASSMENT SUIT (tags)

Hermosa Beach officers are the primary defendants. Nine plaintiffs claim loss of civil rights.

Arlington West at Flor y Canto (tags)

Sally and Peter Dudar will be special guests at Flor y Canto this Friday evening at a screening of their new film Arlington West

Local Soldier Killed in Iraq (tags)

William C. James, 24, was killed in action in the al-Anbar province in the Sunni Triangle Nov. 10.

2nd Evening of Feral Visions Continues TONIGHT!!! (tags)

Only 3 events left in Southern California...

4 Events of Feral Visions Weekend in Southern California (tags)

Nothing man-made lasts forever.... ....and this civilization will also fall

Breaking: Code Pink Founder Protests in front of Bush, RNC? (tags)

Venice Beach Code Pink co-founder reported by NYC Indy Media newsire to be one of protesters removed from the floor of the RNC during Bush's speech tonite. Bewlow is NYCIMC text:

Los Angeles Solidarity Peace And Justice Vigil (tags)

Can't go to New York? Get involved right here! (Santa Monica, 8/29, 2 PM, Ocean & Colorado)

Long Beach Municipal Govenment conducts vicious campaign against the homeless (tags)

LB attempts to ban homeless people from city hall, library in attempt to lure yuppies.

Arlington West Memorial May 30-31 Santa Monica Beach (tags)

There will be over 800 crosses placed in the sand. Each cross represents an American soldier who has died in Iraq. The names, ages, hometowns and circumstances of their deaths are there for all to read on a plaque that is placed in front of this memorial. Another sign indicates that it would take the entire beach in order to recognize all of the Iraqi’s who have been killed in this war. The crosses are not meant to be used as a religious symbol.

CARNEVALE! May 15th (tags)

CARNEVALE! Venice Beach 2004 - The colorful costumed festival at the beach, inspired by the famed Italian Carnevale, returns bigger and better this year. May 15, 2004 ~ Noon 'til 10:00 p.m.

Los Angeles Harbor shutdown (tags)

Los Angeles Truck drivers to shut down the Los Angeles harbor and the ninth largest economy in the world. May 1, 2004

Beware in Long Beach (tags)

Ask a question at City Hall and you may wind up in Guantanimo, especially if you have a dark complexion.

Get Coke off Our Beach! (tags)

In 1999 the city of Huntington Beach awared a long term monopoly concession to the Coca Cola company in return for millions of dollars and annual payments. But Coke is complicit in the killings of labor organizers and in destroying and polluting water supplies abroad.

Veterans for Peace honor the dead (tags)

Veterans for Peace are showing respect for the fallen every Sunday on the beach in Santa Monica.

Protest Chickenhawk Congressman Cox ! (tags)

Newport Beach Congressman Chris Cox is chair of the Homeland Security Committee in congress. Yet, Cox has never served one day in the military. But he sure had no problem sending others to their death in Iraq. But what is real galling is he will not help open up the housing at the former El Toro Marine base so that the troops can have affordable housing! It's more important for

Stop Mitsubishi from making our air worse (tags)

Say No to LNG in Long Beach Harbor: Support Clean Energy Now!

(2) Strike Force keeps the Pressure (tags)

(SIX PICTURES BELOW) Strike Force Local 1442 engages strikers and supporters in militant picketing every Wednesday and Saturday. This Saturday, Strike Force 1442 went picketing at three stores, Albertsons, Ralphs, and Vons all in Westchester near LAX. Strike Force Local 1442 encourages the public to come and support the strikers. Below find the schedule for the coming events. Also if you’d like to get involve in supporting the strikers, please click the link below to find out about a wonderful group of people dedicated in helping the grocery workers in their quest for a fair contract.

UPDATE on Gov. Schwarzenegger's visit to Huntington Beach this Friday! (tags)

Greet Governor Schwarzenegger in Huntington Beach this Friday evening as he mingles with the superrich of Orange County to raise more than a quarter of a million dollars for the re-election campaign of his close friend, Republican Congressman Dana "Talibanman" Rohrabacher!*

Arnold Schwarzenegger does fundraiser for Congressman with former ties to al-Qaeda (tags)

Governor Groper will be in Huntington Beach tommorrow night to do a fundraiser for a Congressman with former ties al-Qaeda. So much for patriotism.

Greet Governor "Ahh-nold" Schwarzenegger in Huntington Beach this Friday night! (tags)

GREET GOVERNOR "AHH-NOLD" SCHWARZENEGGER IN HUNTINGTON BEACH THIS FRIDAY NIGHT!

Long Beach All ages Venue under threat by LBPD (tags)

Long Beach Police AT IT AGAIN!!! (tags)

argh!

Green Party Carolers Cheer Up Striking Workers Monday (tags)

Scabs Attack in Long Beach (tags)

When Scabs attack workers.

a little solidarity (tags)

just a little solidarity with those folks in miami.

Orange County's Scariest Cops (tags)

OC Weekly identifies the 31 most evil cops in Orange County

Grocery Strikers Must Win (tags)

Koos Art Center Reopens! (tags)

Koos Art Center Reopens

Long Beach City Manager Attacks Union Before Captive Audience of Library Employees (tags)

Long Beach bureaucrats show up at meeting of library employees, tell them they have to rescind small payraise City agreed to in contract because "the people" demand it.

BENEFIT SHOW 4 ANARCHIST ANTI-WAR CONFERENCE THIS SAT SEP 21 (tags)

POWER - People Opposing War, Empires and Rulers http://www.wearepower.org

BENEFIT SHOW FOR ANARCHIST ANTI-WAR CONFERENCE SAT. SEP 21 (tags)

POWER - People Opposing War, Empires and Rulers http://www.wearepower.org

Benefit Show Sat. Sep 21 for Anarchist Anti-War Conference (tags)

POWER - People Opposing War, Empires and Rulers http://www.wearepower.org

TODAY Peace at the SM Beach March, Rallly & Concert (tags)

In memory of the tragic events of September 11, 2001, there will be a Peace march, rally, and concert on Saturday, September 7, in downtown Santa Monica. Peace at the Beach will commence with a gathering at 3:00pm at 3rd Street and Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica. The gathering will begin a march to the Santa Monica Pier at 4:00pm. At 5:00pm, there will be a rally featuring speakers and live music at the end of the Pier.

Troop Movements In CA - strikebreakers? (fwd) (tags)

RUMOR that reserves in Western States being called up to break Longshoreman's strike and lock out in Seattle, Oakland, Long Beach and San Diego.

Hassan Hassan Case Dismissed (tags)

The Judge dismissed the Hassan case.

Bush Coming to OC (tags)

Bush Visiting Orange County August 23rd

demonstration in Long Beach against police brutality and abuse (tags)

Photos from the 8/3 demonstration in Long Beach against police brutality and abuse.

Beach Contamination (tags)

Ills In California's Surf Spur Search For Rapid Bacterial Contamination Test

MARCH AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY THIS SAT, AUG 3! (tags)

Meetings every Weds at 6pm at the Long Beach Infoshoppe (REACH center). Located at 684 Redondo, Long Beach. Phone: 562-434-6934 Wanted: Medics, Drummers, Food Not Bombs Volunteers ...

Press release: March against police repression in Long Beach! (tags)

From Long Beach, to Compton, to Inglewood, Los Angeles communities will come together to say enough is enough!

'Dana Pointless' (tags)

Schipske Dubs Opponent 'Dana Pointless' After His Vote on Off-Shore Drilling

Artists wanted for Infoshop Benefit (tags)

Artists and performers wanted for a benefit show for the Long Beach Infoshop.

RTF webmaster (Sherman Austin) stopped/detained by police because of web site (tags)

Sherman Austin (raisethefist.com webmaster) stopped/detained by police while riding his bike....

While Inglewood Reacts: LONG BEACH CA: POLICE STATE USA (tags)

Here's the report which is in the current issue of Turning the Tide. Repression has continued. A June 14 Flag Day (flag burning) show at the info shop was shut done by the cops after repeated harassment. Young people living or shopping in the area of the info shop -- with no connection to anarchism, copwatch or the info shop-- have been stopped and hassled on the street by LB cops. The city attorney made a report to the LB city council last week about 'prosecution of anarchists' --

TTT report on persecution of Long Beach anarchists, activists (tags)

Here's the report which is in the current issue of Turning the Tide. Repression has continued.

HIP HOP 4 JUSTICE! JULY 20TH (tags)

HIP HOP 4 JUSTICE! JULY 20TH! AN EVENT TO RAISE AWARENESS AND BUILD SUPPORT!

Long Beach Green Existence! (tags)

Long Beach Green Anarchy!

AUG 3 - MARCH AGAINST POLICE REPRESSION IN LONG BEACH! (tags)

MARCH AGAINST POLICE REPRESSION IN LONG BEACH!

The Russians Are Coming (tags)

The Russians Are Coming

AUDIO CLIP: Argument at City Council between Anarchists and Prosecuter (click to listen) (tags)

Listen to the sound clip at: http://www.raisethefist.com/news/wire/----990537lbcouncilmeeting7402.mp3

Long Beach City Council (tags)

This is a report back from the LB CC meeting, where the city prosecutor made a presentation about the trial of anarchists.

Come to long beach city council tommrow: city council talks about anarchists (tags)

Tommrow at 5pm the long beach city council will have a public agenda item entitled " Update on the prosecution of anarchists" We need to pack the chambers and show resistance to this blatant fascism

NOT IN OUR NAME PEACE WALK IN Laguna Beach this Sat. July 6th (tags)

"Not In Our Name" Peace Walk Saturday July 6th, 2002 Laguna Beach 11:00am – 2:00pm Main Beach, Laguna Beach, CA Where PCH meets Hwy 133

DATE CHANGE 4 Hip Hop Benefit Concert in Long Beach! (tags)

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Long Beach PIGS shut down Anarchist Benefit Show @ LB Infoshoppe (tags)

Long Beach Police continue their bullshit ..

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