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San Diego May Dai Workers Film Festival (tags)

Workers Film Festival returns to San Diego this May Day weekend at the Digital Gym Cinema in North Park! We've got a strong line-up of the most recent international films that connect workers and social justice struggles. Join us Friday May 2nd - Sunday May 4th. We'll also have a labor art exhibit, live music and a pop-up book shop.

Southern California Joins Worldwide Wave Of Action (tags)

Meeting for upcoming April 4, Dr. King Workshop. (tags)

Friday, March 8 meeting at 12 p.m. at Mercado La Paloma 3655 S. Grand Avenue 90007 to discuss upcoming April 4 Dr. King Workshop on labor and economics.

Local Black Friday Protests at Walmart (tags)

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

ArtNight Pasadena: Bicycle Ride (tags)

On Friday, March 8th, join CICLE and ArtNight and embrace the evening by bicycle and explore Pasadena’s vast collection of art galleries and museums, all open and free to the public.

ArtNight Pasadena: Bicycle Ride (tags)

On Friday, March 8th, join CICLE and ArtNight Pasadena and embrace the evening by bicycle and explore Pasadena’s vast collection of art galleries and museums, all open and free to the public.

Retenes 4-6/jan/2013 (tags)

No vienen tantos en este fin de semana pero sí hay algunos, con cuidado.

There aren't that many this weekend, but there are some, so be careful.

Retenes del Año Nuevo / New Year's Checkpoints (28/dec-1/jan) (tags)

¡Tomen toda precaución!

Be very careful!

Retenes del fin de semana / Weekend checkpoints (30/nov-1/dic/2012) (tags)

Ya vienen las navidades, y por consecuente, más represión. Póngase lista, raza.

The holidays are coming, and so is more repression. People get ready.

Retenes Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead Checkpoints (2-3/nov/2012) (tags)

Como que lo hacen a propósito para arruinar nuestras actividades culturales más importantes: Día de los Muertos.

It's like they do it to intentionally ruin our most important cultural celebrations: Day of the Dead.

Retenes del fin de semana de Halloween / Halloween weekend checkpoints (26-27/oct/2012) (tags)

Como siempre cuando son días festivos, va a haber varios retenes en California. Una táctica interesante que utilizó la comunidad de Ontario fue aprovechar de la temporada de elecciones para intervenir con sus reclamos y buscar el favor de los candidatos. Si no lo hubieran hecho, la política de los migrantes no se habría discutido para nada. Cuidado, gente, y organícense.

As always on holiday weekends, there will be numerous checkpoints in California. An interesting tactic that the community of Ontario used was to take advantage of the election season to make their complaints and to appeal to the candidates. If they had not done so, immigration politics would simply not have been discussed. Be careful, people, and get organized.

Retenes del fin del semana / Weekend checkpoints (21-22/sep/2012) (tags)

Reporta retenes a tus amigos y familiares. Para recibir emails, escribe a noretenes@gmail.com.

Report checkpoints to your friends and family members. To receive emails, write to noretenes@gmail.com

Retenes fin de semana de la Independencia / Independence Day checkpoints (14-15/sep/2012) (tags)

Muy pocos retenes se anuncian para este fin de semana pero seguro que habrá más de los anunciados. Si miras un retén en su vecindario, usa esta información para avisar a la gente de tu comunidad. Lo que hemos notedo en Checkpoint response es que en base de estas redes de comunicación, se ha podido forjar comudidades que resisten activamente estas práticas policiales y que avanzan la causa de derechos humanos. Para mayor información , escribe al correo electrónico noretenes@gmail.com

Few checkpoints are announced this weekend but there are certain to be more. If you see a checkpoint in your neighborhood, use that information to warn those in your community. What we've noticed at Checkpoint response is that communities that actively resist these police practices and that advance human rights can be built upon upon those communication networks. For more information, write to noretenes@gmail.com

Retenes este fin de semana / This weekends' checkpoints (23-26/ago/2012) (tags)

Continúa el ataque en nuestra contra. Pongáse lista, raza, protéjase lo más posible. Si ve retenes en su área, alerte a sus compañeras y compañeros de lucha y organícense para la defensa propia.

The attack against us continues. Be wise, people, protect yourselves as much as you can. If you see checkpoints in your area, alert your comrades in the struggle and organize yourselves in self-defense.

Retenes este fin de semana / This weekend's checkpoints (16-18/ago/2012) (tags)

La Oficina estatal de Seguridad de Tránsito acaba de anunciar las agencias becadas para este año. ¿Recibió una beca la localidad donde usted vive? Véase la página web para informarse: http://www.ots.ca.gov/Media_and_Research/Press_Room/2012/doc/2013_Grant_list_by_region.pdf

Nosotrxs en Checkpoint response nos hemos percatado de que no todas las agencias de orden público están cumpliendo con la ley AB353 como se debe. (La ley permite que a un conductor detenido en un retén cuyo único delito es manejar sin licencia llame a alguien con licencia para recoger el auto.) Si cae en un retén, tiene que reclamar su derecho de llamar a alguien más porque no le van a informar. Y si no le permiten ejercer ese derecho, favor de informarnos a nosotros o a tu organización local. Manda un correo electrónico a noretenes@gmail.com.

The California Office of Traffic Safety just announced the agencies that will be receiving grants this year. Did your local agency or university receive a grant? Check the list on the website to find out: http://www.ots.ca.gov/Media_and_Research/Press_Room/2012/doc/2013_Grant_list_by_region.pdf

We at Checkpoint response have found out that not all the law enforcement agencies are following the AB 353 law like they should. (That is the law that permits drivers who get caught going through checkpoints without licenses to call a licensed driver to get the car.) If you go through a checkpoint, you must speak up in order to exercise your right, because the police are not informing people of their options. And if they do not allow you to call a licensed driver, please inform us or your local organization. Send an email to noretenes@gmail.com.

Retenes del fin de semana /Weekend checkpoints 10-11 de agosto, 2012 (tags)

Son varios los retenes de este fin de semana. Manejen con cuidado, y no olviden de avisar a sus compañerxs de sus comunidades.

There are several checkpoints out there this weekend. Drive carefully, and don't forget to alert your comrades from your communities.

Retenes del fin de semana del Día Memorial / Memorial Day weekend checkpoints (25-28/may/2 (tags)

¡Póngase abusado raza! Este fin de semana memorial va a haber un montón de retenes. A la gran cantidad de retenes también se suman varias patrullas de saturación, las cuales no constan esta lista. Cuidado también que la policía siempre realiza más retenes de los que se anuncian por la prensa. Si Ud. Mira algún retén en su área, favor de alertar a su comunidad al igual que la línea de retenes al 909-992-0440. Otra cosita: muchas de las agencias, al parecer, no están respetando la ley AB 353, la cual permite que un conductor cuyo único delito es manejar sin licencia (a excepción de que la licencia sea suspendida o revocada) llame a un conductor con licencia para recoger el carro antes del fin del retén. Este es su derecho, ¡pero lo hay que reclamar! Si no respetan este derecho suyo, les pedimos que marquen al mentado número para reportar el abuso. Con cuidado, ¡y que siga la resistencia!

Get wise, people! This Memorial Day weekend there will be numerous police checkpoints. In addition, there will be many saturation patrols, which are not listed here. Please be aware that the police always conduct more checkpoints than they announce through the media. If you see a checkpoint in your area, please alert your community as well as the checkpoint hotline at 909-992-0440. One more thing: it appears that many agencies are not respecting the law AB 353, which permits a driver whose only infraction is driving without a license (with the exception of suspended or revoked licenses) to call a licensed driver to retrieve the car prior to the conclusion of the checkpoint. This is your right, might you must demand that it be respected! If they do not honor your rights, we ask that you call the aforementioned number to report the abuse. Be careful, and keep up the resistance!

Police arrest copwatcher during checkpoint, Occupy Riverside responds (tags)

Friday, May 18, 2012

RIVERSIDE (California) - Police arrested a woman for observing a checkpoint Friday evening. The community responded in protest, occupying the area in front of Robert Presley Detention Center overnight, marching, and demanding the release of our comrade. The woman was released to the hospital at approximately eight o'clock Saturday morning, despite having suffered an epileptic seizure some nine hours earlier.

Retenes este fin de semana / This weekend's checkpoints (11-12/may/2012) (tags)

Ya estamos en mayo, un mes de lucha y de celebracion. Va a haber varios retenes este fin de semana, asi es que les instamos a seguir la lucha en su contra y la lucha por justicia para todos y todas.

It's now May, a month of struggle and of celebration. There will be numerous checkpoints this weekend, so we continue to encourage the struggle against them and for justice for everybody.

Retenes Fin de Semana San Patricio / St. Patrick’sm Day Weekend Checkpoints (16-17/mar) (tags)

Lista incompleta de retenes para el fin de semana de San Patricio.

Incomplete list of St. Patrick's Day weekend checkpoints.

Protest: ELA Police Checkpoint (tags)

Protest: ELA Police Checkpoint Friday, Feb. 3: 7:00 pm Stop Car Impounds in ELA; Whittier and Hoefner Ave.

Retenes este fin de semana / Weekend checkpoints (26-28/jan/2012) (tags)

Veanse la lista de los retenes anunciado para este fin de semana, teniendo en cuenta que siempre se realizan mas de los que se anuncian. Sigamos en la lucha.

See below for the list of announced checkpoints, keeping in mind that they always do more than the ones that are announced. Let's keep in the struggle.

Retenes pa'l Año Nuevo / New Year's Checkpoints (tags)

En el Estado de California una nueva ley entrará en vigor a partir del primero de enero que limitará el periodo de decomiso de un carro a un día en lugar de 30 días. Este cambio representa un logro para ustedes, las personas que día por día han luchado en contra de esta injusticia. Aplaudámosnos, seguro, pero sin descansar porque aún continúan otras injusticias que hay que detener para crear un mundo mejor.

In the State of California, a neew law will take effect beginning January 1 that will limit the length of a car's impoundment to one day, down from 30 days. This change marks a gain for you, the people who, day by day, have struggled against this injustice. Let's pat ourselves on the back, certainly, but without taking a break because other injustices continue to occur that we must halt if we're to create a better world.

Retenes Navideños 2011 / Christmas Checkpoints 2011 (22-31/dec/2011) (tags)

¡Felicidades compañerxs! Seguimos en la lucha y en apoyo de todos los plantones de la movida "Occupy" en todo el mundo. Ojo--la revolución ha comenzado y por lo tanto, las autoridades ilegítimas del estado corporativo tomará cualquier pretexto para detener a nuestra gente--seamos activistas o no. Con más razón hay que poner atención a los retenes, evitarlos, y luchar contra ellos más que nunca. Ahí les va la información (incompleta, por seguro) para los retenes de estos días para que nos pongamos listxs y sigamos todxs en la lucha!

Happy holidays comrades! We continue in the struggle and in support of all Occupy encampments worldwide. Caution--the revolution has begun, and therefore, the illegitimate authorities of the corporate state will use any pretext to detain our people--be they activists or not. We have more reason than ever to pay attention to these checkpoints, avoid them, and fight against them. Here is the information (incomplete, certainly) about the checkpoints in the coming days so we can get wise about them and continue in the struggle!

Fox Shareholder's Meeting (tags)

Join Good Jobs LA, Brave New Foundation, Common Cause, Free Press, NABET-CWA, The Media and Democracy Coalition, Media Alliance, and Media Action Center to send a message to Murdoch, his investors and the rest of the world: ?News Corp. is Not Above the Law.?

Smiley and West Buoy the 99 % at Occupy LA Rally (tags)

Dr. Cornel West and Tavis Smiley address the folks at Occupy LA.

Retenes fin de semana del "D?a del Trabajo" / "Labor Day" checkpoints (1-4/sep/2011) (tags)

Lxs voluntarixs de Checkpoint response te traen esta ?ltima noticia sobre los retenes en tu ?rea. No va ser una lista completa, porque siempre hay los que no se anuncian. Para informaci?n m?s actualizada, favor de fijarse en la p?gina de facebook de RETEN, p?gina con la cual tenemos rato colaborando. Conoce y defiende tus derechos y sigue luchando por los que a?n no te garantizan.

The volunteers of Checkpoint response bring you this lates news about police roadblocks in your area. This is not an exhaustive list. There are always unannounced checkpoints, so beware, and let your community know--you are the front line of resistance against probable cause-free stops. Know your rights, stand up for them, and keep on fighting for those rights that you are still not able to exercise.

Retenes 4 de julio 2011 / July 4 weekend checkpoints (tags)

Cada 4 de julio, cuando el gringo celebra su conquista de estas tierras, tambi?n tiene su manera de recordarnos quien no somos "americanos": pobres, migrantes, latinxs, afroamericanxs, descapacitadxs, j?venes, la comunidad LGBT. Una de sus t?cticas es el ret?n, una violaci?n del derecho individual, y que tiene como finalidad el objetivo de encajarle a uno en una categor?a. Sigamos resistiendo.

Every July 4, the descendents of the settlers who appropriated these lands and the oppressed they have assimilated celebrate that conquest. They always seem to set up checkpoints around this time, too, as if to remind us who is not "American": the poor, the migrant, the latino/a, the African-American, the disabled, the young, the LGBT community. This violation of basic dignity, like all forms of conquest, is an attempt to place people into a category and, if possible, commodify them. Keep up the resistance.

Found this:

The Automobile Club of Southern California also is offering its free "Tipsy Tow" service from 6 p.m. Saturday to 11:59 p.m. Monday. People who have been drinking can get a free one-way tow and ride home for up to 7 miles by calling 800-400-4AAA.

May Day 2011 Celebration and Film Showing at Solidarity Hall, Friday, May 6, 7:00 pm (tags)

The Power of a General Strike to stop the war, to tax the rich, to save jobs, education & services

Retenes del fin de semana del Día del Trabajo / May Day Weekend Checkpoints 2011 (tags)

¿No se te hace curioso que siempre cuando hay grandes mobilizaciones, las fuerzas de la represión también programan un sinfín de puntos de control de tránsito? No dejemos que nos paralicen con sus tácticas de intimidación. Es importantísimo que nos armemos con información, primeramente de nuestros derechos como seres humanos y como residentes de este país, y segundamente de los lugares donde planean realizar retenes, y más importantemente, de nuestro poder como pueblo organizado para control nuestro propio destino. ¡Todxs a las calles!

Isn't it strange how whenever there are large workers' mobilizations, the forces of repression happen to schedule an innumerable quantity of traffic control stations? Let's not let them paralyze us with their intimidatory tactics. It is of utmost importance that we arm ourselves with information: First of our rights as humans and as residents of this country, secondly of where the checkpoints are scheduled to take place, and most importantly, of our own power as an organized community to control our destiny! Everyone to the streets!

Retenes este fin de semana / Weekend checkpoints (25-27/feb/2011) (tags)

Pónganse listos y listas, hágan todo lo posible para difundir esta información.

Be wise, do everything possible to share this information.

Retenes este fin de semana/Weekend checkpoint warning (18-19/feb/2011) (tags)

¡Maneje con cautela! Si nota su ciudad en esta lista, mande la información a sus contactos. Corran la voz porque el único apoyo que tenemos somos nosotros. ¡Que viva la resistencia!

Drive safely! If you see your city on this list, please send the information to your contacts. Spread the word because the only support we have is each other. Long live the resistance!

Lista de Retenes / Checkpoint list for 11-13/feb/2011 (tags)

El fin de semana pasado fue el Super Bowl y hubo muchísimos arrestos e incautaciones de automóviles de personas que no estaban ebrias, pero a las que el sistema no les permite manejar legalmente. Pero la represión no descansa, sea la excusa un día de festividades o no. Por eso aquí les tenemos una lista corta de los retenes para este fin de semana. Recuerden que como la represión del gobierno no descansa así también la resistencia nunca debe descansar; no olviden renunciar los retenes que vean o si escuchan por algún medio que va haber un retén hagan su aportación a esta lista.

Last weekend was Super Bowl weekend and there were many arrests and car confiscations of people that where not drunk, but people that the system won’t let drive legally. Nevertheless, repression does not stop, whether a it's holiday weekend or not. Therefore here is a short list of checkpoints for this weekend. Remember that just like repression does not rest, WE the resistance should also stay vigilant; don’t forget to denounce the checkpoints that you eye witness or if you hear about a checkpoint, share the information comrades!

Retenes/Checkpoints for Superbowl weekend (4-6/feb/2011) (tags)

Como siempre raza, el estado policial utiliza cualquier pretexto (en esta ocasión, la famosa "Superbowl") para interceder en nuestras vidas y tratar de limitar nuestro derecho a la mobilidad e imponer su autoridad absoluta. Por lo tanto, como siempre, la resistencia se está organizando no solamente para la liberación del pueblo sino también para informarse, detener la represión, y combatir las fuerzas del mal. Para este esfuerzo, también necesitamos tu participación.

As always, the police state uses any pretext (in this case, the so-called "Superbowl") to intervene in our lives and to attempt to limit our right to mobility and to impose its absolute authority. Likewise, as always, the resistance is organizing not only for popular liberation, but also tu inform the public, stop the repression, and fight back against the forces of evil. In this effort your participation is needed.

Weekend checkpoints / Retenes este fin de semana (10-11/sep/2010) (tags)

Checkpoint response urges drivers to take the utmost of care when driving the streets.

Checkpoint response sugiere utilización de máximo cuidado al salir a manejar por las calles.

Labor Day checkpoints / Retenes del Puente del Día de Trabajo (3-10/sep/2010) (tags)

Continúa sin interrupción el "Año del Retén." Sigue la lista de retenes anunciados por la prensa corporativa para este fin de semana y más adelante. Hay utilizar máxima precaución al salir manejando en estos fines de semana que comprenden días feriados como el Día del Trabajo. La policía muchas veces recibe financiamiento que proviene directamente de la gente más humilde que es negada el derecho de trasladarse en auto. Además, hay estafadores que prometen anunciar retenes pero resulta que cobran para bastante para el servicio. (Véase este artículo de una periodista del estado de Pennsylvania.) Siempre vale más contar con sus propios camaradas de sus comunidades.

The "Year of the Checkpoint" continues relentlessly. This weekend's list of media-announced checkpoints follows. Maximum precaution is recommended for those who drive, particularly on holiday weekends. Law enformcement agencies often receive monies that come directly from the poorest, who in many states are denied the right of automobility. Moreover, there are schemers who promise to alert immigrants and civil liberties defenders about checkpoints, who later reveal that they charge high rates for the service. (See this article by a Pennsylvania journalist.) It is always better to count on your own comrades from your communities.

Retenes este fin de semana / This weekend's checkpoints (27-29/aug/2010) (tags)

This is not a complete list. Please be careful out there!

Esta no es una lista completa. ¡Favor de tener mucho cuidado!

Retenes este fin de semana / Checkpoints this weekend (20-21/aug/2010) (tags)

¡Saludos pueblo! Lxs voluntarixs de Checkpoint response piden disculpas que no hemos podido publicar listas de retenes en estas últimas semanas. Nos ha faltado un poco la mano de obra. Si usted ve que esta es una labor útil y necesaria y tiene tiempo disponible (cerca de dos horas semanales), su asesoría podría ayudar a muchos individuos cuyo derecho de trasladarse automovilísticamente es negado por las leyees injustas de muchos estados a lo largo y ancho de los EE.UU. Favor de comunicarse con nosotros al correo electrónico noretenes@gmail.com. En cambio, les traemos una buena noticia: Activistas de la ciudad de Baldwin Park han logrado detener la práctica del decomiso de vehículos en retenes en su comunidad. ¡Bravo y falicidades!

Greetings! The volunteers of Checkpoint response beg your pardon that we have not been able to publish checkpoint lists these last weeks. We have been a bit short-handed. If you see this as a valuable and necessary effort, and you have time available (about two hours weekly), your help can make sure this information reaches many individuals whose right to freedom of mobility is limited by unjust laws in many of the states throughout the country. Contact us at noretenes@gmail.com. On the bright side, activists in the city of Baldwin Park have managed to halt the practice of car impoundment at checkpoints in their community. Congratulations!

Retenes este fin de semana / This weekend's checkpoints (22-26/jul/2010) (tags)

Hasta la fecha, se han anunciado los siguientes retenes policiales a través de la prensa corporativa. Mande esta lista a sus amigos, cópiala a tu sitio local de indymedia o craigslist, o el sitio que sea popular en su área, tome la información y envía mensajes de texto a sus amistades y a todos y todas de su iglesia. Pero seguro que habrá más de los mencionados. Si usted ve un retén, favor de comunicárselo a su organización comunitaria local o reportarlo a la red de Checkpoint response. Mande correo electrónico a noretenes@gmail.com con preguntas, comentarios, o para prestarse como voluntario/a. Si usted quiere reportar un retén anunciado en su prensa local o que haya visto en su comunidad, o si quiere recibir alertas por texto o correo eletrónico, favor de enviar un email a noretenes@gmail.com.

These are the checkpoints that have been announced in the corporate press so far. Take this list and send it to your friends, post it on your local indymedia site, craigslist, or whatever site is popular in your area, post it to your facebook, take the information and send out text messages to all your friends and all the people in your church. There are sure to be more than the ones listed here. If you see one, please report it to your local community organization or to Checkpoint response. If you would like to report a checkpoint announced in your local press or that you've seen in your community, or if you would like to receive text or e-mail alerts, please email noretenes@gmail.com. You can also e-mail noretenes@gmail.com with questions, comments, or to volunteer.

Lista semanal de retenes / Weekly checkpoint list (16-17/jul/2010) (tags)

Se ofrece entrenamiento para personas interesadas en copilar esta lista semanal y su difusión. Favor de mandar comunicaciones a noretenes@gmail.com.

Training on the compilation and spreading of this weekly list is being offered. Please e-mail noretenes@gmail.com if you are interested.

Retenes este weekend checkpoint (9-10/jul/2010) (tags)

Sigue la lista de retenes anunciados por la prensa corporativa de este fin de semana.

The list of this weekend's checkpoints announced in the corporate press follows.

Retenes / Checkpoints este weekend (18-19/jun/2010) (tags)

What is Checkpoint response? Checkpoint response is a network of volunteers who spread information about where and when checkpoints are to take place through e-mail, social networking, and text messages. When possible, we also warn the drivers in our communities through standing protests on the affected streets at a distance of a block from the checkpoint. If you would like to report a checkpoint announced in your local press or that you've seen in your community, or if you would like to receive text alerts, please email noretenes@gmail.com.

¿Qué es Checkpoint response? Checkpoint response es una red de volutarios y voluntarias que se dedican a la difusión de información sobre dónde y cuándo se efectúan retenes policiales a través de correo electrónico, redes sociales, y mensajes de texto. Cuando nos sea posible, también avisamos a los conductores de nuestras comunidades con plantones en la calle afectada a la distancia de una cuadra del retén. Si usted quiere reportar un retén anunciado en su prensa local o que haya visto en su comunidad, o si quiere recibir alertas por texto, favor de enviar un email a noretenes@gmail.com.

Retenes / Checkpoints este weekend (10-12/jun/2010) (tags)

Take this list and send it to your friends, post it on your local indymedia site, craiglist, or whatever site is popular in your area, post it to your facebook, take the information and send out text messages to all your friends and all the people in your church.

Mande esta lista a sus amigos, cópiala a tu sitio local de indymedia o craigslist, o el sitio que sea popular en su área, tome la información y envía mensajes de texto a sus amistades y a todos y todas de su iglesia.

Retenes este fin de semana / Checkpoints this weekend (4-5/jun/2010) (tags)

Raza, una cosa que pueden hacer para enterarse de los retenes es leer a diario su periódico local, sobre todo si tiene la posibilidad de leer el diario publicado en inglés, ya que muchas veces las agencias del llamado "orden público" sólo avisan a ellos, y muchas veces ni siquiera les avisa a ellos. Otra táctica es buscar en los sitios de internet de sus departamentos locales de policía al igual que los sitios del alguacil de su condado. Muchas veces tienen una página dedicada a boletines de prensa, o a veces se anuncian en la parte de "asuntos públicos." Lamentablemente, éstos también suelen proporcionar información únicamente en inglés.

Fellow workers, one thing you can do to find out about the checkpoints is to read your local paper daily, especially if you can read the one published in English, since often law enforcement agencies only make advisories to English-language press, and often not even them. Another tactic is to check the websites of your local police departments and county sheriff. Often they will have a page just for press releases, or sometimes they are listed under "public affairs." Unfortunately, these sites also tend to provide information only in English.

RAISE THE FIST RADIO! FRIDAY 8PM! STOP SB1070! (tags)

(SEE FLIER BELOW) How can we stop SB1070 and effectively resist a police state, resist minutemen attacks, build black & brown unity and a strong uncompromising movement. Friday JUNE 4, 8PM. Call in and discuss : 562-361-8677 : share your ideas, criticisms, thoughts and suggestions! Broadcasting live locally 98.5FM and streaming world wide at http://www.raisethefist.com/radio

Memorial Day weekend checkpoints / Retenes del fin de semana del Día Memorial (28-31/may/2 (tags)

Memorial Day weekend checkpoints / Retenes del fin de semana del Día Memorial (28-31/may/2010)

OJO: Ésta no es una lista comprensiva. Siempre hay más retenes que los que se anuncian. Es importante siempre tener mucho cuidado al salir manejando, especialmente las noches de fines de semana festivos. Si usted mira un retén, favor de hacer saber a su organización comunitaria y a los miembros de su comunidad. Si le sea posible, un plantón a una cuadra del retén es muy eficaz para avisar a los conductores sin licencia. Se recomienda que no salga a protestar o a avisar a solas sino en grupo, y que se equipen con cámaras para documentar cualquier abuso que ocurra. También es importante respetar las leyes que prohiben bloquear las aceras o pisar en la calle. Si tienen un organismo comunitario, muchas veces, se lo puede utilizar para exigir cambios de política a nivel municipal. Mientras tanto, ¡sigamos fuerte en resistencia!

CAUTION: This is not a comprehensive list. There are always more checkpoints than are announced. It is important to always take great care when driving, especially at night on holiday weekends. If you see a checkpoint, please alert your local community organization and the members of your community. If possible, a standing protest a block ahead of the checkpoint is very effective for alerting unlicensed drivers. It is not recommended to do this alone--a group is preferable, and equipment such as cameras is important to document any abuses that may occur. It is also important to respect the laws prohibiting blocking the sidewalk and standing in the street. If there is a community entity in your area, it can often be used to demand policy changes at the local level. Meanwhile, let's keep up the resistance!

Checkpoints this weekend / Retenes este fin de semana (21-24/may/2010) (tags)

Muchos retenes. Contáctanos a través del email noretenes@gmail.com

Checkpoints this weekend / Retenes este fin de semana (14-15/may/2010) (tags)

¡Que siga la resistencia! Boicot a Arizona!

Keep up the resistance! Boycott Arizona!

Anti-war Protest This Friday, May 7th in West LA (tags)

Please join us for our on the corner of National and Barrington in West LA this Friday, May 7th, between 6 and 7 p.m., to speak out against the escalation of war in Afghanistan and the continued military occupation there by our U.S. forces.

May Day Checkpoints / Retenes del Día de Trabajo (30/apr-1/may/2010) (tags)

Como siempre cuando hay mobilizaciones de obreros y obreras, las fuerzas represivas del estado salen a suprimirlas. Les urgimos mucha precaución en lo que salen manejando, y aunque es necesario manifestar nuestro descontento, lo hay que hacer con cautela, siempre echando un ojo a las agencias del llamado "orden público."

As always when there are workers' mobilizations, the repressive forces of the state come out to supress them. We urge you caution as you drive, and although it is necessary to manifest our discontent, we must do it very carefully and always with an eye on so-called "law enforcement" agencies.

Retenes este fin de semana / Checkpoints this weekend (21-24/apr/2010) (tags)

Los retenes siguen azotando a nuestra comunidad, canalizando los recursos del sector más pobre de la sociedad hasta el sector más poderoso--la policía y los dueños de empresas. Los voluntarios de Checkpoint response se disculpan por no haber reportado los retenes del miércoles y jueves con mayor anticipación, y pedimos otra vez que si hay personas que se pueden prestar para mejorar la calidad y puntualidad de esta labor que se comuniquen al correo electrónico noretenes@gmail.com.

Checkpoints continue to plague our community, channeling the resources of the poorest members of society to the most powerful--the police and business owners. The volunteers of Checkpoint response apologize for not reporting the Wednesday and Thursday checkpoints earlier, and again ask that if there is anyone that can help improve the quality and timeliness of this work to please e-mail noretenes@gmail.com.

Checkpoints this weekend / Retenes este fin de semana (15-17/apr/2010) (tags)

¡Póngase abusado raza!

Beware people!

Checkpoints this weekend / Retenes este fin de semana (8-11/apr/2010) (tags)

Si tienen dudas, quejas, o preguntas, favor de enviarlos al correo electrónico noretenes@gmail.com. Please direct any questions or comments to noretenes@gmail.com.

San Patrick's Day Weekend Checkpoints / Retenes del fin de semana de San Patricio (12-19/m (tags)

E-mail noretenes@gmail.com with questions, comments, or to volunteer.

Mande correo electrónico a noretenes@gmail.com con preguntas, comentarios, o para prestarse como voluntario/a.

Checkpoints this weeked / Retenes este fin de semana (25-27/feb/2010) (tags)

Por fin la cuestión de los retenes ha salido a la luz, debido a una investigación llevado a cabo en la Universidad de California y publicado a través del New York Times y PBS, entre otros.
At last, the issue of the checkpoints has come to light, thanks to an investigation done at UC Berkeley and published in the New York Times and PBS, among others.

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!

CBS Studios Protest: Stop Anti-Choice Super Bowl Ad this Friday (tags)

CBS Studios Protest: Stop Anti-Choice Super Bowl Ad this Friday

Superbowl checkpoints / Retenes este fin de semana (4-7/feb/2010) (tags)

Como siempre cuando hay un gran evento o día festivo, agencias de orden público usan el pretexto para aumentar la aplicación de leyes racistas, clasistas, y antimigrantes. Habrá varios retenes, y muchas agencias reportan que van a monitorear con mayor vigilancia las vías públicas. Checkpoint response les avisa de los retenes previstos, no sólo en California, sino en el resto del país también, y les pedimos que tengan mucho cuidado.

As with other holidays and large events, law enforcement agencies use the pretext to heighten enforcement of classist, racist, and anti-immigrant laws. This weekend will see numerous checkpoints, as well as non-checkpoint traffic enforcement. Checkpoint response brings you this warning of the foreseeable checkpoints, and urges the utmost caution on the road.

Checkpoints this weekend (29-31/jan/2010) / Retenes este fin de semana (29-31/ene/2010) (tags)

Checkpoint response is pleased to announce that we now have an e-mail address! Please address inquiries, checkpoint-related announcements, and comments to noretenes@gmail.com.

Checkpoint response se agrada en anunciar que ¡ya tenemos un correo electrónico! Favor de dirigir preguntas, anuncios relacionados con retenes, y comentarios a noretenes@gmail.com.

We will also be doing our best to announce checkpoints in other parts of the country, so if you hear about one, please let us know through the e-mail.

También estaremos haciendo nuestro mejor para anunciar retenes proyectados para otras partes del país, así es que si te enteras de uno, favor de avisarnos por media de correo electrónico.

In addition to announcing this weekend's checkpoints (the ones we were able to find about, anyway), we will also be bringing you a few updates from the struggle against checkpoints.

En adición a los retenes planeados para este fin de semana (los de que hemos podido enterarnos, por supuesto), también estaremos actualizándoles sobre la lucha contra los retenes.

Holiday checkpoints / Retenes navideños (tags)

Cuídense raza, y cuidado también en los buses, sobre todo la línea de Greyhound, que colabora mucho con agencias de inmigración.

STOP STUPAK Rally (tags)

Planned Parenthood Los Angeles needs your help to represent the opposition to the horrendous Stupak Ammendment. Please come out tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 20, and stand with us to speak out against this retrogressive bill.

Checkpoints this weeked: Retenes este fin de semana (30-31/oct) (tags)

Hasta la fecha, se han anunciado los siguientes retenes policiales a través de la prensa corporativa. Seguro que habrá más de los mencionados. Si usted ve un retén, favor de comunicárselo a su organización comunitaria local o reportarlo aquí en indymedia. These are the checkpoints that have been announced in the corporate press so far.

There are sure to be more. If you see one, please report it to your local community organization or post it here on indymedia.

Protest for Justice for the Armenians (tags)

“Stop the Protocols” is rallying the entire community, and all youth in particular, to gather at the consulate Friday and express their disapproval of the Swiss government’s role in drafting a set of one-sided protocols that threaten Armenia and undermine the rights of all Armenians.

Checkpoints Labor Day Weekend / Retenes del fin de Semana del Día del Trabajador (Sep 3-6) (tags)

This is not a comprehensive list! It is limited to California only. And it does not include the checkpoints that are not announced in the media. That's why it's important that you let us know when you see one!

¡Esta no es una lista exhaustiva! Se limita a California únicamente. Y no incluye los retenes que no se anuncian por los madios de comunicación. ¡Es por eso que es tan importante que nos avises en cuanto veas uno!

Checkpoints this weekend / Retenes este fin de semana (28-29 aug) (tags)

Checkpoints this weekend / Retenes este fin de semana. This is not a comprehensive list! ¡Esta no es una lista exhaustiva! Por favor, maneje con cuidado y reporte retenes a la red! Please, drive safely and report all checkpoints to the network!

CA Constitutional Convention event in Santa Monica, Friday evening, July 17th (tags)

Pomona Police Vs U.S. Marine Vet 9/11 Truther, Friday 6/26/09 9AM (tags)

Update on Pomona, CA attempt to silence an anti-war activist.

June 12th, 2009: South Central Farmers rally at City Hall 8:00 am (tags)

South Central Farmers Return to City Hall! Friday, June 12, 9:00 a.m. Press Conference at City Hall Saturday, June 13, 6:00-11:30 p.m. Reunion at the Farm LOS ANGELES--On Friday June 12, at 8:00 a.m. the South Central Farmers and their supporters will return to City Hall to demand fair and equitable treatment for South Central residents and Farmers in the face of continuing City privileges for developer Ralph Horowitz. The following day, Farmers and Farm supporters will hold a reunion on the third anniversary of the destruction of the Farm for all interested in restoring the South Central Farm.

Mass Transit Advocates Action: 100 foot banner drop over 405 Freeway (tags)

A group of mass transit activists calling themselves, West LA for Change, hung a 100 foot banner over the 405 freeway on Friday to advocate for a mass transit rail system for the Los Angeles area. Motorists struck in traffic responded positively with waves and honks.

LA's Really Really Free Market (tags)

Help organize the Really Really Free Market for Black Friday, November 28th!

This Friday: Counter protest against homophobic hate groups (tags)

Yes on 8 groups are coming from out of state (Utah, Texas, etc.) to LA this Friday. It’s time to expose their hate speech and show these people for what they are.

Film Night at Flor y Canto: March 2003-September 2005 (Part 1 of 2) (tags)

To mark the five-year anniversary of the Eagle Rock Peace Vigil, here is a list of films shown at Flor y Canto over a two-and-a-half year period. These almost-weekly screenings were an outgrowth of the Eagle Rock Vigil. (A link to the rest of this list can be found below in "comments.")

From L.A.’s Guantanamo for the Homeless--Two Skid Row Stories (tags)

In the face of recent news reports that homeless numbers are now increasing downtown, two first-hand accounts of abuses of homeless people on L.A.'s Skid Row --and this as LAPD continues business' unprecidented eight-month attack on L.A's downtown blacks.

Rudy Salcido, a Local Soldier Killed in Iraq, Returns Home (tags)

A plane-side ceremony on Friday at Ontario International Airport met the body of Sgt. 1st Class Rudy Salcido, a 31-year-old California National Guard and La Puente native who died earlier this month in Iraq.

Identity of cop that tasered UCLA student? (tags)

Is this a match? Nobody wants to accuse the wrong person. But if it is a match then the cop that tasered the student was at the protest this Friday.

Union endorses closet neo-Nazi for San Bernardino City School Board (tags)

In the below photograph, Joseph Turner, closet neo-Nazi and founder of Save Our State, a virulently racist anti-immigrant group, mingles with a crowd of flag-waving skinheads at an anti-day laborer center rally that took place in Laguna Beach in July 2005. Turner is wearing a light blue shirt and dark gray khaki pants on the far left in this photograph.

SOUTHCENTRALFARMERS Monthly Solidarity and Friday Vigil (tags)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SOUTH CENTRAL FARMERS EVENT! A special Friday vigil is scheduled for THIS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH AT SOUTH CENTRAL FARM BEGINNING AT 7:30PM. Religious/spiritual groups and community activists will be coming in delegations to visit the Farm. All friends and supporters are invited at the Farm to welcome our visitors!

Upcoming Events at the Venice Peace & Freedom Center (tags)

The Venice Peace and Freedom Center is up and running. It is a community center and the campaign headquarters for Jim Smith for Congress (Retire Jane Harman) and Karl Abrams for Assembly (Health Care and Housing for All).

Michael Estrella, a Local Marine Killed in Iraq, Honored (tags)

Relatives, friends and supporters bid their last farewell to Marine Cpl. Michael Estrella in emotional services Friday. Estrella, 20, a 2003 Hemet High School graduate, was killed June 14 in combat in Iraq, the 2,500th member of the U.S. military to die in that country since the war began, according to Marine officials.

Local Soldier Killed in Iraq (tags)

Army Spc. Luis D. Santos, of Rialto, who attended Fontana High School, died of injuries received when a bomb exploded near his vehicle during combat operations in Buritz, Iraq, June 8, 2006.

VIDEO: 750 Midnight Ridazz Show Solidarity at the Farm (tags)

750 midnight ridazz show solidarity at the farm, 11 p.m. Friday, June 9, 2006. Midnight Ridazz meet the second Friday of every month at Echo Park Avenue and Sunset Blvd at 9:30 p.m. The ride starts at 10 p.m.

Protest pro-war Senator Hillary Clinton In Beverly Hills this Friday (tags)

Join CODEPINK L.A. Friday evening to tell Hillary Clinton: support a plan to get the US out of Iraq or we won't support you! Polls show the majority of Iraqis want the US troops to leave, as do the majority of US voters.

Protest Bush In So. Cal. this weekend (tags)

Two independent sources confirm Bush trip to California this week.

Minutemen Retreat In Costa Mesa Immigration Battle, Community Organizes (tags)

Jim Gilchrist and his Minutemen proved that they can retreat from battle on a minute's notice by withdrawing Friday night from the front lines of Costa Mesa's immigration war started by Minuteman Mayor, Allan Mansoor.

MP3 Audio: South Central Farmers address City Council. (tags)

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St. Patty's Day---PROTEST Racist Costa Mesa City Council and Jim Gilchrist! (tags)

PLEASE JOIN HUGE ST. PATRICK'S DAY PROTEST AT SKOSH MONAHAN'S IN COSTA MESA!

Farmers Fight To Win (tags)

Community pressure moves the Farmers cause forward step by step.

Help Stop Police Terror in tha Hood Friday March 3rd (tags)

A benefit event in the heart of South Central L.A to stop police terrorism in our neighborhoods.

BOYCOTT OF RESTAURANT OWNED BY COSTA MESA CITY COUNCILMAN! (tags)

HELP ENFORCE BOYCOTT OF RESTAURANT OWNED BY COSTA MESA CITY COUNCILMAN!

Camp Casey Los Angeles Continues Every Friday Outside Senator Feinstein's West LA Office (tags)

Protest Senator Dianne Feinstein every Friday from 3pm until dark until she brings the troops home NOW. 11111 Santa Monica Blvd. (at Sepulveda), Los Angeles, CA 90025

FRIDAY DEC 23 POPOLOGY PARTY 4 PEACE IN VENICE (tags)

POPOLOGY - "achieving global inner peace thru' pop culture"

Support Lincoln Place evicted tenants - Friday night (tags)

The locked-out residents of Lincoln Place Apartments in Venice to invite you to an 'Ecumenical Mass' Friday night (Dec. 9) - this will be a very moving event and your presence will really help Lincoln Place residents keep up their fight and keep the spotlight on this issue.

Dec. 2 Activists Vow Downtown “Tent City” Will Now Battle Against LA’s Newest Evictions (tags)

Ongoing tent city --starting at LA's City Hall lawn on Dec 2 --to now up the protest ante against LA's new, and raging, low-income evictions.

Protest Bush: Friday 11am, Simi Valley (tags)

president BuSh is scheduled to be in the LA area this coming Thursday and Friday, October 20 and 21, 2005

Bush to Visit LA Area Thursday & Friday (tags)

Bush is scheduled to attend a fundraiser in Los Angeles for the Republican National Committee on Thursday and help cut the ribbon Friday at the opening of the new Air Force One exhibit at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley.

Video: Critical Mass, Santa Monica, 10-7-05 (tags)

Critical Mass Santa Monica began less than a year ago with hand full of riders and has grown to over a hundred riders in a short time.

Santa Monica Critical Mass This Friday (tags)

Santa Monica Critical Mass is a monthly bicycle ride to celebrate cycling and to assert cyclists' right to the road.

Protest Racist KFI, Support Day Laborer Rights! Friday September 30: Outside KFI Studios (tags)

What: Press Conference and Rally Who: Day Laborers and their Allies When: Friday, September 30, 2005 10:30 Press Conference Where: Outside of KFI Radio Station 340 W. Olive Ave Burbank, CA 91502

Farewell Flor y Canto, Hello Sandpaper Books – Video from Friday’s party (tags)

Farewell Flor y Canto, Hello Sandpaper Books – Video from Friday’s party

FRI 9/9: Cindy Sheehan Hits LA (tags)

Cindy Sheehan Back in California Friday to Push Area Representatives and Senators to Bring the Troops Home from Iraq and Speak at Public Event in Culver City in the Evening Sheehan will speak with Senator Barbara Boxer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi by phone, and meet with Senator Dianne Feinstein’s staff in Bay Area, and Congressman Henry Waxman in Los Angeles

Close to 100 Show up at LA Critical Mass (tags)

Close to 100 cyclists showed up for the LA Critical Mass at Western and Wilshire, on the last Friday of July at 6 PM.

Local Soldier Killed in Iraq (tags)

Long Beach resident killed in Iraq. Pvt. Ernesto R. Guerra dies in accident; U.S. tally now 1,789 dead.

DOPE ASS SHOW July 22nd at the LA Workers Center! (tags)

Punk, hip-hop, & Venezuelan food! Come for a good time! Help us get to Venezuela!

URGENT ACTION ALERT: Military Out Of Our Communities! (tags)

Please take a few minutes to make two or three phone calls.

Photos from Friday's Anti-Arrnuld Protest (tags)

About 150 people protested the current governor at a fundraiser in Beverly Hills on Friday.

This Friday 24th Protest at Gov. Fundraiser (tags)

The Polls Show Arnold's Campaign is Up in Smoke!

Local Sailor Killed in Iraq (tags)

A corpsman with a Marine patrol, Baez was killed by small- arms fire, said Navy spokeswoman on Friday. He had served 10 years in the Navy after serving four years in the Marine Corps.

Minuteman Flap Leads to Home Search (tags)

The search for the flashlight angered Dang's attorney, who called it political retaliation for Dang's open criticism of police tactics during the demonstration. "It's seems bizarre," said attorney B. Kwaku Duren.

Santa Monica Critical Mass (tags)

The Santa Monica Critical Mass ride takes place on the 1st Friday of every month. There are three meeting points. Bicycle riders meet in Westwood and Venice Beach at 6 PM then those two groups ride to the main meeting point in Santa Monica, next to the pier, where they merge with others bicycle riders to form one group. On Friday, May 6th, 47 riders got together to ride the streets of Santa Monica and Venice.

Fri. 4/29: CodePink-LA Mourns Loss of Friend Marla Ruzicka (tags)

CodePink LA is honoring 28-year-old Marla Ruzicka and her Iraqi colleague Faiz Ali Salim with a vigil and memorial commemorating their lives and work on behalf of civilian casualties of war the war in Iraq and Afghanistan on Friday, April 29.

Race Riots at Riverside high school: Exposing the TRUTH Administrators want to Deny (tags)

As of yet, La Sierra / Tyler districts of Riverside are no where near as bad as places like Eastside--where, you absolutely will get jumped for being the wrong color [between brown / black] for even just walking on the wrong side of the street b/c the turfs are so defined. But, if community members, parents, and students do not take direct action soon, we may very well be on our way to such a demise in other parts of Riverside. Race riots have been spreading in this part of town--from the big Castle Park incident on Valentines Day, to the La Sierra High shut downs the following week, and now this incident at Norte Vista which involved HUNDREDS, far more than the 15 students the press enterprise declares were involved. The District position continues to be to SUPRESS discussion about this as a tactic to calm the situation while simultaneously increasing police presence on campuses. Students need a space & opportunity to dialogue about this, come to their own solutions, and even receive trauma counseling for the violence they repeatedly face by simply showing up for school each day.

Documentary on Argentine Factory Occupations Opens in Los Angeles (tags)

A new Canadian documentary on worker takeovers of idled factories in Argentina opens Friday in Los Angeles.

Premier Film Screening Makeda’s Daughters (tags)

Friday April 15, 2005, 7:30 p.m. in South Los Angeles, Radical Women screen a new documentary that chronicles the artistic achievements of five Black women artists

Protest for Hotel workers rights (tags)

Housekeeper Action & Street Theater Friday, February 11

THIS FRIDAY Tsunami Relief Benefit Show (tags)

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Walkout Inauguration Day and the Anniversary of the invasion of Iraq (tags)

Walkout Inauguration Day and the Anniversary of the invasion of Iraq Global WALKOUT for Peace, Freedom & Justice for All WALKOUT Thursday January 20 and Friday, March 18, 2005 http://www.consensus.net/walkout.html 1-800-884-1136

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)

Flintridge Prep standout dies in Iraq. J.P. Blecksmith, 24, '99 graduate of Flintridge Preparatory School, was part of U.S. military campaign in Fallouja.

2 California Soldiers Killed in Iraq (tags)

Marine Cpl. Jeremiah A. Baro, 21, Fresno

SALSA NIGHTS, A play on the "Three Strikes" law, UCOC, Anaheim, Oct. 15-31st (tags)

Salsa Nights!

Local Soldier Killed in Iraq (tags)

Local student and Army medic, Spc. Edgar P. Daclan Jr., 24, was killed Friday Sept. 10 in Iraq.

INN on Air in LA (tags)

INN is HERE!

Help Save the Belmont Graffiti Art Hall of Fame from Developers! (tags)

Currently there is a battle being waged between developers and local grass-roots organizations to preserve the Toluca Subway Tunnel and Belmont Graffiti Art Hall of Fame from becoming a large scale apartment complex. This site has been used in countless films and music videos over the decades.

Hiroshima Day, Art Slide Lecture by Artist Mark Vallen (tags)

Artworks clockwise: German Expressionist Felix Nussbaum's 1940 "Self-Portrait with Jewish Pass"; Mark Vallen's 1982 anti-Nuke "There Goes My Career"; Gert Wollheim's 1919 "The Wounded Man"; Atom Bomb survivor Takakura Nobuko's vision of a civilian melting in atomic fire; Vallen's 2001 "I Am Not The Enemy"; Vallen's 2003 "Not Our Children, Not Their Children" (published in the book Peace Signs).

Israeli shot dead by LA cops (tags)

Los Angeles police and the county district attorney are investigating the death of Assaf Dery, a 25-year-old Israeli, who was shot and killed by police officers on Friday.

citzen (tags)

Monthly protest against Bush's War in Hemet .

Josh Cannole Gets Apology, $20,000 (tags)

Live From Death Row this Friday! Stanley "Tookie" Williams (tags)

An inmate on death row for 22 years, Williams was recently nominated for a Nobel Prize for his anti-violence children's books, and is the subject of a new movie, Redemption. Williams will address the audience via speakerphone from San Quentin prison at the start of the meeting, this Friday April 23, 6pm SHARP! at Holman United Methodist Church, 3320 W. Adams Blvd, L.A.

Inland Empire Protest (tags)

Friday, March 19th, RAPJA (Riverside Area Peace & Justice Action) and friends protested the wars in Iraq, Palestine, and everywhere. .............Below find 6 PICTURES AND A THIRTY FIVE SECONDS VIDEO

Demonstrators take to the streets in S.F. March 19th (tags)

Demonstrators and San Francisco police officers march along Market Street during an anti-war protest in San Francisco on Friday, March 19, 2004. Demonstrations in several U.S. cities are taking place Friday on the anniversary of the start of the war in Iraq. (AP Photo/Jakub Mosur)

Charles Lewis in LA Friday (tags)

Charles Lewis, author of "The Buying of the President 2004" and Executive Director of the Center for Public Integrity will speak with Arianna Huffington Friday March 5 in Los Angeles, to benefit KPFK radio.

Trans/Giving Febuary 13th (tags)

Invitation to come to Trans/Giving on Friday the 13th

Second Hung Jury on Inglewood Cop Who Beat Donovan Jackson (tags)

Copied from the LA Times, about the Jeremy Morse case.

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!*

Critical Mass bicycle ride this Friday (tags)

Yes, there are small amounts of people on bicycles in Los Angeles, but we are active and growing. Join us!

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

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

Protest over inglewood beating friday (tags)

protest against police brutality of donovan jackson

Support The Truth (tags)

Army whistleblower live at the GIG in Hollywood, 8 pm acoustic set November 7th Friday Night four dollars

Tonight! We Interrupt This Empire... film screening in Chinatown! (tags)

Friday, Oct 11, 8PM $5-10 Sliding scale, suggested donation at C-Level (http://www.c-level.cc)

Oct 10, 11 'We Interrupt This Empire...' Film Screenings (tags)

Thursday Oct 10, 7:30PM at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood Friday Oct 11, 8PM at C-Level in Chinatown Some of the filmmakers will be present at the screenings for Q & As.

Flor y Canto needs your help & Friday's Film (tags)

Flor y Canto needs your help & Friday's Film

JOIN US & PROTEST PRES. BUSH COMING TO ORANGE COUNTY ON FRI. AUG 23 @ 5:00 pm (tags)

http://www.weare power.org

Rally vs. Inglewood Police Friday (tags)

MASSIVE DEMONSTRATION AT INGLEWOOD POLICE STATION! Friday July 12, @ 10 am. located at: 1 Manchester Blvd. (Just East of the 405 fwy)

THIS FRIDAY BOYCOTT TACO BELL!!! (tags)

BOYCOTT TACO BELL THIS FRIDAY AT THE GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS

TRANSGENDERS JOIN MARCH AGAINST HATE BEFORE ANNUAL UNITY FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND (tags)

Los Angeles Transgenders will kick off LA's Annual Pride Week with a barbecue and March Against Hate this Friday in West Hollywood, before hosting their 3rd annual Trans Unity Festival at Hollywood's Gay & Lesbian Center Village all day Saturday.

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