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Illegal Copyright Infringement by InvisionFree.Com and Taptalk.Com (tags)

Invisionfree.com of Bowie Maryland, without notifying the millions who had free websites through it, sold itself to Tapatalk of Santa Monica to a man calling himself Winter Wong of Santa Monica (address below) He has demanded payment for what were free sites. He has deleted content as well as changing content in violation of copyright laws. Some groups and individuals are considering a class action and individual lawsuits against Tapatalk for its criminal behavior.

Actress and Philanthropist Tanna Frederick Hosts Project Save Our Surf Beach Clean Ups (tags)

Project Save our Surf, a nonprofit supporting clean water and oceans, will host its second of five Beach Clean Ups on Saturday, March 10th at 11am-1pm at Life Guard Tower 28 in Santa Monica. The address is 2600 Bernard Way Santa Monica, CA 90405. Food, buckets and gloves will be provided for the clean up.

Carl Weathers Directs "Danny And The Deep Blue Sea" Starring Tanna Frederick (tags)

"Danny and the Deep Blue Sea" will open July 1 in Santa Monica

“Got Drought?” public art project about the California Drought unveiled on billboards thr (tags)

Los Angeles based artists Karen Fiorito and Alex Arinsberg take their artwork to the streets to educate the public about climate change.

Mark Goldowitz, Director of Anti-SLAPP Project, to Fight My Free Speech Case (tags)

I am taking my free speech and animal rights case to the California Court of Appeal where First Amendment attorney Mark Goldowitz will argue the defamation lawsuit should be dismissed on First Amendment and related grounds.

Gallery Opening Highlights Journalist’s Creativity, Insights, and Passions (tags)

A gallery opening at the Unrban Coffee House in Santa Monica, CA commemorates the life and work of John Johnson with commentary, music, silent auction, refreshements, a commemorative issue of Change-links, and tabling by independent, progressive media and publishers.

For REAL Independence: RESTORE the FOURTH demonstrates at Santa Monica and Pershing Square (tags)

Report back from Restore the Fourth demonstrations at Santa Monica July 4th Parade and Pershing Square July 4 gathering

Civil disobedience outside of Obama fundraiser calls for "Not One More" deportation (tags)

Friday, June 7, 2013

SANTA MONICA - Hundreds gathered and 11 were arrested--many of them risking deportation--in an act of civil disobedience calling on President Obama to usher in the planned legalization of millions of undocumented immigrants by halting all deportations. Protesters gathered to decry other issues as well, including the imposition of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The day's events were marred, however, by a shooting spree that occurred just blocks from the protests that took the lives of five and injured several more.

Monica Ratliff for School Board (tags)

A well qualified outsider candidate deserves a chance.

MARCH AT CHRISTOPHER STREET WEST SUN JUNE 10 2012 11A (tags)

AGREE WITH FULL LGBT CIVIL RIGHTS, FREEDOM FOR BRADLEY MANNING, AND BEING ANTIWAR/ANTI CORPORATIONS? MARCH WITH OUT AGAINST WAR/LA LGBT GREENS IN LA's LGBT PRIDE SUN June10 2012. Meet 10:30a Norton Street staging area.

Recall Mónica García Press Conference (tags)

Activists Announce the Recall Campaign of LAUSD President Mónica García

Good Food Festival (tags)

Evolution Revolution Exhibition (tags)

Evolution Revolution: The Interconnectedness of All Beings is a ground breaking art exhibition about human perceptions of animals and the environment. The show is curated by Karen Fiorito and features the work of William Wegman, Robbie Conal, Sue Coe, Gee Vaucher, Peter Kuper, Yuri Shimojo, Emek, Cole Gerst and Karen Fiorito. It is scheduled to debut at the Santa Monica Art Studios - Arena 1 Gallery -February 19 - March 26, 2011.

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.

West LA Community Fights to Stop Corporate Jets at Santa Monica Airport (tags)

WEST LOS ANGELES, April 20, 2010 – Residents of West Los Angeles neighborhoods impacted by the increase in corporate jet traffic at the Santa Monica airport held a press conference and marched to the airport this Sunday. The 70 year old Santa Monica airport which was once a relatively quite airport for small single engine private planes has become the nation’s busiest small airport for large corporate jets in within a densely populated residential area.

Howard Zinn Tribute Thursday Feb. 4th at Santa Monica Art Museum (tags)

SANTA MONICA, January 28, 2010 – The world famous historian, professor and activist, Howard Zinn died in Santa Monica on Wednesday. Howard Zinn was in town introduce his new documentary, The People Speak. The event which had been scheduled for Thursday, next week, at the Santa Monica Museum of Art is now in process of being reshaped into a tribute to honor his life and work.

AMERICAN BILLIONAIRES CABAL GIVEN FULL CONTROL OF U.S.ELECTIONS BY U.S. SUPREME COURT ... (tags)

THE DEMONIC AGENDA DEMANDED BY OUR CABAL OF ELITE AMERICAN BILLIONAIRES AND THEIR FAMILIES (WITH THEIR CONTROL OF OUR U.S.CONGRESS WITH THEIR $$$ LOBBYISTS)FOR OUR CURRENT AND FUTURE MIDDLE~CLASS AND WORKING POOR AMERICANS,IS OBVIOUSLY ONE OF THIRD~WORLD LIFE~STYLE.

WILL USC & UCLA LAW SCHOOLS CHALLENGE U.S. SUPREME COURT WITH GIDEON 4 U.S. FAMILIES (tags)

OUR U.S. WEALTHY ELITE BILLIONAIRES AND THEIR FRONT CORPORATIONS WHO CONTROL THE SPENDING OF THE PEOPLES U.S.CONGRESS WITH THEIR HIGH PRICED LOBBYING $$$ ~ HAVE MIDDLE~CLASS AND WORKING POOR AMERICANS RIGHT WHERE THEY WANT THEM IN OUR AMERICAN FAMILY COURTS ALL ACROSS THE USA....

SANTA MONICA FAMILY COURT COMMISSIONER DAVID J.COWAN IS BRINGING SHAME 2 U.S.FAMILY COURT (tags)

ARE ALL FAMILY COURT COMMISSIONERS AND JUDGES LIKE THIS SANTA MONICA CALIFORNIA GAY COMMISSIONER DAVID J COWAN UNTOUCHABLE FOR THEIR INJUSTICES INFLICTED ON OUR POOR AMERICANS.......

MIDDLE~CLASS & WORKING POOR AMERICANS TAXES ARE BEING USED TO SUPPORT U.S. BILLIONAIRES (tags)

PRESIDENT OBAMA ~ TAX EXEMPT U.S. FOUNDATIONS OF OUR AMERICAN WEALTHY ELITE HAVE BECOME TAX EVASION FOUNDATIONS THAT NEED NEW FEDERAL GUIDLINES....

Dedication of Transgender Memorial Ends Years of Struggle (tags)

Last night's dedication of the Transgender Memorial in West Hollywood culminated years of planning and struggle to build a permanent monument to the dozens of Trans identified persons who are murdered each year by hate criminals.

SANTA MONICA CALIFORNIA FAMILY VALUES BOYCOTT GAINS INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL SUPPORT (tags)

WE ASK ALL NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL TOURISTS TO PLEASE RESPECT THE BOYCOTT OF THE CITY OF SANTA MONICA CALIFORNIA UNTIL A PROPER INDEPENDENT PEDOPHILE INVESTIGATION IS CONDUCTED INTO THIS PREVIOUS REPORTED MARCUS BOESCH OF EL SEGUNDO CALIFORNIA AND UNTIL ALL PARENTING RIGHTS ARE AGAIN GIVEN BACK TO MR. DAMON DUVAL FOR HIS 2 BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN JAZZ AND MAYA DUVAL.THE TOWN OF SANTA MONICA CAN NO LONGER CONDONE THEIR FAMILY COURTS CONTINUING TAKING AWAY POORER AMERICAN FAMILIES CHILDREN BECAUSE THEIR PARENTS CAN NOT AFFORD PROPER LEGAL REPRESENTATION.

Transgender Day of Remembrance/Día Conmemorativo Transgenero (tags)

11 anual Día Conmemorativo Transgenero se llevara al cabo el viernes, 20 de noviembre. 11th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance to Be Held Friday, Nov. 20

~ BIGDADDYJAZZANDMAYA.COM ~ THE ATTEMPT TO DESTROY ONE LOCAL POORER AMERICAN FAMILY~! (tags)

IT HAS BECOME SO OBVIOUS TO MILLIONS OF POORER AMERICANS THAT OUR WEALTHY ELITE BILLIONAIRES WHO CONTROL OUR U.S. CONGRESS THROUGH THEIR CORPORATE LOBBYING MONIES ARE CONTINUING TO ONLY TAKE CARE OF THEMSELVES FIRST.....

Larry Sarner and Monica Pignotti Denounce Wordpress (tags)

Larry Sarner and Monica Pignotti encourage censorship of information about their fringe advocacy group.

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

Hunger Strike Blog (tags)

Blog of teacher/hunger striker working to stop class size increases and teacher layoffs in LAUSD

11:15 pm - Prop 8 Protests Continuing (tags)

A large march numbering in the 1,000s began in West Hollywood tonight around 8:00 pm. Estimates range from a low of 2,000 to a high of 10,000. At last report the march still numbering in the 1000s had marched to Hollywood and Highland and is now returning to West Hollywood. And there are reports of small marches in the area.

Sun May 3: CA Military Mom's LA Area Book Launch (tags)

Susan Galleymore, the US military mom who made front-page headlines from the San Francisco Chronicle to France's Le Monde, when she took a dangerous journey to Iraq in 2004, to visit her soldier son stationed in the 'Sunni Triangle', north of Baghdad comes to LA area.

Sun May 3: CA Military Mom Travels to Iraq & Returns w/Book on Impact of War on Mothers (tags)

California Military Mom Susan Galleymore Invited by Veterans for Peace-LA to Launch her New Book on Impact of War on Mothers at Arlington West on the Santa Monica beach Sunday, May 3rd - Noon-1pm

More than 20,000 Responds to Emergency Protestat Historic Sunset Junction (tags)

More than 20,000 protestors converged about 6 p.m. last Nov. 8 at Sunset and Santa Monica boulevards in Silver Lake near the site of the former Black Cat bar, which the city recently designated a historic-cultural monument for its '60s role as home of the local gay rights movement. Thousands of people over the past few days have come out in the streets of Los Angeles and other cities to protest the passage of Prop. 8 This is the militant response to the well-funded right-wing campaign of bigotry trying to push millions of LGBT people back into the closet The march's organizers, the L.A. Coalition for Equal Marriage Rights and the Answer Coalition closed Sunset between Fountain and Sanborn avenues for about two hours as marchers moved west on Santa Monica, north on Vermont Avenue, then east on Hollywood Boulevard back to Silver Lake. Later a smaller group headed toward Hollywood. The Silver Lake rally began with fiery speeches from the bed of the ANSWER-LA truck. AJLPP ,Pro people Youth(KmB),Pesante-USA and JFAV activist were active at the rally and march flying the Filipino flag..

Vote Green! Piera-Avila for Council (tags)

For 3 decades, LINDA PIERA-AVILA has been a passionate environmental, social justice, electoral reform and peace activist. Now she is putting herself on the line and running for Santa Monica City Council to put the public back into public service!

Sunsara Taylor Speaks on AWAY WITH ALL GODS! (tags)

Sunsara Taylor, an uncompromising atheist, will speak in Los Angeles on November 6 and 8 as part of her national college speaking tour that draws from and promotes Bob Avakian’s new book AWAY WITH ALL GODS! Unchaining the Mind and Radically Changing the World.

MP3 Audio: Interviews with Indymac Customers (tags)

SANTA MONICA, July 16, 2008 – The run on Indymac Bank, continued into its third day today. The branch on Wilshire Blvd in Santa Monica has started issuing numbers to customers wanting to withdraw money from their accounts. Today, the doors to the bank were guarded by two security agents. Customers were only allowed entry when their number was called. On arrival this reporter saw ticket #516 issued to a woman from Marina Del Rey who wanted to close her account and move her savings to another bank. When leaving the scene the bank mangers were calling ticket number 209

FREEZE for PEACE: This Saturday at the 3rd St. Promenade (tags)

Saturday, July 19th, 5:30PM - Freeze for Peace, a silent protest. Meet at the 3rd Street Starbucks between Arizona and Santa Monica at 5:30 pm sharp. At precisely 6:00 we will freeze for 5 minutes. Parking: Lot #4, 1321 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA right behind the promenade.

(See video of the Grand Central freeze in NYC)

Hunger Strike Against US Space Shield: 6/22/08 Santa Monica, CA (tags)

Worldwide hunger strike - June 22, 2008: Against the US "Star Wars" project and the installation of a US military base in the Czech Republic. Thousands of People will be participating throughout the world and locally on the Santa Monica 3rd Street Promenade.

Icons of Tibetan Enlightenment (tags)

LA Shambhala Center will present a three slide presentations on “The Iconography of Enlightenment”

Homeless No More (tags)

The laws criminalizing homelessness may have a subterranean purpose.

Vigil to Honor 4,000 U.S. Troops Killed (tags)

This Thursday, will will be holding a vigil to honor the now 4,000 U.S. Soldiers who have been killed in this illegal and immoral war. This event will be part of our weekly counter-recruitment protest that takes place in front of the U.S. Military recruitment center in Santa Monica. Join us to send the message, NOT ONE MORE DEAD. BRING THEM HOME!

Silent Walk for Peace in Santa Monica (tags)

98 activists make a strong silent statement against the Iraq occupation by walking through the shopping district of Santa Monica and ending at the Arlington West memorial.

New Santa Monica Law Would Make it Illegal for Homeless To Speak in City Downtown (tags)

City Seeks Vague Anti-Homeless Law as Pretext to Drive Homeless from its Downtown

VIDEO: Focus the Nation on Climate Change - Mike Feinstein @ Santa Monica College (tags)

National Teach-in on Climate Change

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!

AFSP Santa Monica Walk (tags)

AFSP Suicide Prevention Fundraising Walk in Santa Monica October 7th on the Santa Monica Third Street Promenade.

Big Green Weekend-11th Hour film and Green Party Workshops UCLA (tags)

Green Party Candidate Training and Strategy Sessions at UCLA, Aug. 25-26, Plus a Saturday evening event, starting with dinner at Monsoon Restaurant on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, followed by a special viewing of new environmental blockbuster "The 11th Hour" with Q&A afterward.

Video: Santa Monica Impeachment Rally, June 19 (tags)

A growing coalition of Los Angeles Peace Groups including the Green Party of Caifornia and Progressive Democrats came together on June 19, 2007 to call on the Santa Monica City Council to pass an impeachment resolution. Over 90 people participated in the pro-Impeachment rally.

SMC Revolutionary Student Collective to Hold Discussion About Free Software (tags)

On Tuesday, May 29. the Santa Monica College (SMC) Revolutionary Student Collective (RSC) will hold a discussion on Free Software in LA-136 at Santa Monica College between 11:15am and 12:35.

Arlington West, Santa Monica, YouTube Video (tags)

Arlington West

Important Burma Human Rights Film Screens in LA March 27th (tags)

IMPORTANT FILM ON BURMA---L.A. is lucky to have the film coming to our town! This riveting story of courage and sacrifice chronicles the personal and political journeys of ERI’s groundbreaking lawsuit against Unocal for human rights abuses in Burma . Join the protagonists of the documentary, ERI’s Ka Hsaw Wa and Katie Redford, for an evening of film and conversation in Santa Monica at the Monica Theatre

Living Peace Symbol at Santa Monica Beach 3/17/07 - 7PM (tags)

We will be illuminating the beach in Santa Monica on Saturday March 17th in protest of the Iraq war and all forms of violence worldwide. Join us to make a lit living peace symbol just North of the pier at 7:00pm.

Santa Monica "Arlington West" Iraq War Memorial Marks Three Years (tags)

Santa Monica "Arlington West" Iraq War memorial marks three years with no end in sight as Bush "surges" occupation.

Santa Monica Came Out to Protest Surge (tags)

Santa Monica protest march on Jan. 11 against Iraq Surge

Veterans for Peace to light 3,000 candles in Santa Monica tonight. (tags)

On the Occasion of the 3,000th U.S. Troop Death in Iraq Veterans for Peace Invites the Public to Attend Special Candlelight Memorial Tonight New Year’s Eve at Arlington West in Santa Monica

Animal Activist NOT GUILTY (tags)

Media Alert! (Here's some accurate information regarding recent raids and repression against AR activists)

Santa Monica Police Raid Homes of Two Animal Liberation Press Officers (tags)

Police Refuse to Delineate Reason for Search Warrant; Similar Raid Last Year Resulted in Costly Lawsuit by Activists

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 .

Pema Chödrön's The Places that Scare You: a videotape lecture (tags)

ema Chödrön's The Places that Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times A videotape series presented by Lynda Golan and Stanley Weiser at the Santa Monica Zen Center September 5 - October 10, 2006 September 5, 12, 19, October 3, 10 Tuesday 7:30pm Price: $10.00

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.

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.

South Central Farmers to Present Documentary on Their Struggle (tags)

Members of the South Central Farmers will present a 10-min documentary on thier struggle for land rights and food security at the Santa Monica Green Party office: 2809 Pico in Santa Monica (on the #7 Big Blue Bus Line)

Santa Monica Critical Mass bike ride & 1st Anniversary party (tags)

Critical Mass is a vision of a joyful, bike-friendly world replacing our polluted, congested roads. We are a protest for better cycling facilities and against car culture. We are a reclamation of our public space. We are a just merry ride through neighborhoods of Santa Monica and Venice with friends. Critical Mass is all this and more, rolled into one convenient monthly ride right after work.

VIDEO from Santa Monica Walk for Peace (tags)

Video interview with Kelly Smith from last week’s peace walk in Santa Monica. The next walk is scheduled for February 19th in Pasadena.

Raise the CA Minimum Wage Initiative--training Jan. 23 (tags)

Join in the statewide coalition to raise the minimum wage to $7.75 with an annual cost-of-living-increase.

Peace Walk in Santa Monica (tags)

Peace Walk in Santa Monica, California

Audio: Peace Walk in Santa Monica (tags)

Audio: Peace Walk in Santa Monica, California

Peace Walk, Jan. 22, Santa Monica (tags)

There will be a meditative Peace Walk in Santa Monica on January 22nd. This is a spiritual practice to generate "Peace in Oneself; Peace in the World".

SOS is Opposed in Glendale, Again. (tags)

On Saturday, January 7, members of Save Our State participated in the National Day of Action for “Immigration Reform” by sending a contingent of their top thugs to the Glendale day labor hiring center/Home Depot location. Several other actions took place including but not limited to locations in Santa Monica, Rancho Cucamonga and Lake Forest.

Santa Monica Counter-protest: Don’t Teach Your Children Hate (tags)

Mobilizing overnight, the Santa Monica Chicana/o Community Shuts Down the Minutemen.

ALL OUT! Sat. A.M.--Stop Minutemen Attacks on Day Laborers (tags)

Anti-minutemen counterprotestors needed at all locations.

Santa Monica Critical Mass this Friday (tags)

6:00pm, Santa Monica Pier Colorado Blvd. & Ocean Ave. (at top of pier ramp)

"Tookies Executioner" Arnold Exposed: (tags)

Send Arnold Some Love!

Vigil for clemency at gates to Gov's estate (tags)

Saturday, Dec 10th - A vigil was held in front of the gates to the governors mansion in Brentwood today calling for clemency for Tookie Williams.

Santa Monica Critical Mass, Fri. Dec 2 (tags)

Critical Mass is a vision of a joyful, bike-friendly world replacing our polluted, congested roads. We are a protest for better cycling facilities and against car culture. We are a reclamation of our public space. We are a merry ride through neighborhoods of Santa Monica and Venice with friends. Critical Mass is all this and more, rolled into one convenient monthly ride right after work. Ride with us!

Living On the Plantation (tags)

An essay on class mentality

Transgender Press Conference (tags)

Transgender activists and county and city officials held a press conference on Wed. November 16, 2005 at Los Angeles City Hall to kick off the November 20th observance of the Southern California Day of Remembrance.

Veteran's Day Weekend at Arlington West (tags)

SANTA MONICA, November 12, about 300 volunteers show up to carry 50 flag draped coffins on a procession from Santa Monica Pier to 3rd Street Promenade.

Infamous Slumlord Violates Probation (tags)

Infamous Convicted Slumlord, Monica Hujazi, who pled no contest to 10 violations of the Los Angeles County building health and saftety codes, last year, and is serving 3 years probation for those violations, is up to her old tricks again. Monica Helena Hujazi, 44, puportedly owns a slum empire in excess of 80 tennement style buildings, mostly in the San Francisco Bay area. She is expanding her empire by investing in dilapadated slum type buildings in the Los Angeles area as well. However, residents in Los Angeles are aware of Mrs. Hujazi's tactics and are organizing and fighting back in what can only be called a mass renters revolt. Her latest debacle, a old art deco apartment building, of 3 stories and 72 units, is litterally rotting to the ground. Despite the deplorable condition perpetuated on the low income renters of the Hollywood Area of Los Angeles, her rents are constantly escalating, in gross violation of the Rent Stabilization Ordinance of Los Angeles. A small, one room bachelors apartment at the Alexandria Court Apartments, now costs on or about $1,000.00 per month, and a one bedroom upwards of $1,400.00. She markets her building as a "luxury" apartment, by installing granite coutertops, marble flooring in the bathrooms, and new plumbing fixtures. But these efforts are only cosemetic, she does not renovate the buildings structural, plumbing, electrical, heating, or any other renovations at all. These tennants live in conditions reminescent of the slum tenements of New York, at the begining of the 19th century, complete with rats, mice, cock roaches, fleas, ticks, spiders, and other guests of her apartmets. The residents at the Alexandria building, now lovingly refer to thier home as the "Hujazi Hilton".

SAT 11/12 NOON: Peace Procession Led by Families of Soldiers Killed in Iraq (tags)

Peace Procession Led by California Contingent of Gold Star Families Carrying Large Photos of Loved-Ones and Joined by Iraq Vets and Veterans For Peace Including Famed Vietnam Vet Ron Kovic Followed by 400 Pallbearers Carrying 100 Flag-Draped Mock Coffins

Transgender Day of Remembrance, Sunday Nov. 20th (tags)

Transgender Day of Remembrance

WANTED: 400 Pallbearers to Carry the Grief of the Nation - Sat. Nov. 12th (tags)

Veterans For Peace and Gold Star Families For Peace ARE LOOKING FOR 400 VOLUNTEERS TO SERVE AS PALLBEARERS HELP CARRY THE GREIF OF THE NATION From Arlington West on Morning of Saturday, November 12th Through Streets of Santa Monica

Gold Star Families to Join Arlington West Veterans Day Weekend (tags)

Veterans For Peace - LA Gears Up For Three-Day Veterans Day Weekend of Events at Arlington West in Santa Monica on Friday, November 11th thru Sunday, November 13th As Death Toll for US Troops Killed in Iraq Rises to 2,055 to Date Highlight of Weekend’s Event: Contingent of California Gold Star Families to Lead Procession of 100 Flag-Draped Coffins Through Streets of Santa Monica Noon on Saturday, November 12th

Santa Monica Artist Travels to Italy (tags)

Santa Monica artist, Barbara Kolo is of the artists invited to represent the United States at the 2005 Florence Biennale (Biennale Internazionale Dell’Arte Contemporanea) next month in Italy. A new series of her figurative paintings will debut at the event.

NOV 11-13: Arlington West Veterans Day Weekend (tags)

400 Volunteers are needed at Arlington West just north of Santa Monica Pier at 9AM on Saturday, November 12th to carry 100 flag draped coffins on a procession thru Santa Monica. To volunteer call Tonia at 310.455.2688.

Arlington West, 2000+ Candles and Crosses (tags)

ARLINGTON WEST IN SANTA MONICA, Sunday, October 30, 2005--Herein find a 3:30 mn interview of Marcus, one of the founder of Santa Monica Arlington West.

Veterans for Peace, 2000+ Crosses at Arlington West in Santa Monica (tags)

SANTA MONICA, Sunday, October 30, 2005 – Every Sunday for the past two and half years members of Veterans for Peace have set up crosses for each US military death in Iraq on the beach in Santa Monica.

SUN 10/30: Arlington West Marks 2,000th U.S. Troop Death in Iraq with Candlelight Vigil (tags)

On the Occasion of the 2,000th U.S. Troop Death in Iraq Veterans for Peace Invites the Public to Attend Special Candlelight Vigil Sunday October 30th at Arlington West in Santa Monica

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.

West LA, Santa Monica Critical Mass (tags)

About 80 cyclists showed up in front of Santa Monica Pier on Friday, August 5th between 6 PM and 6:45 PM. After their ride in the West Los Angeles streets, some of them had planned to meet and socialize in a local restaurant.

Comment Regarding Venice Food Not Bombs (tags)

Comment received regarding a post by Barbara Peck.

Schwarzenegger faces boos, turned backs at Santa Monica College (tags)

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger took the stage Tuesday at Santa Monica College's Corsair Stadium, which was filled with a maximum capacity crowd, and faced boos, chants, turned backs and signs of protest to his policies on education funding.

News From Santa Monica (tags)

Groups are starting to gather in Santa Monica, and there are at least two sites of protest. 16th and Pico is already blocked off.

Protestors are gathering! (tags)

Protest the anti-education governor at Santa Monica College.

MARCH AND RALLY AGAINST SCHWARZENEGGER (tags)

SANTA MONICA MARCH AND RALLY AGAINST SCHWARZENEGGER TUESDAY JUNE 14th 5PM - 8:30 PM SANTA MONICA COLLEGE

TUES 5PM: Join Anti-Schwarzenegger Protest Outside SMC at Pico & 17th St. (tags)

On Tuesday, June 14, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is coming to Santa Monica College to give the commencement address to graduating students at his alma mater. Meanwhile, he wants to cut education funding, teacher's wages, and jobs across California.

SMC Braces for Gov’s Visit: Preparing for 3,000 to 5,000 Protestors (tags)

Although estimates vary wildly, campus police told teachers and staff that they are preparing for some 3,000 to 5,000 protestors, according to a faculty member who attended the briefing.

Arnold Pecks Away At Free Speech (tags)

As a Santa Monica City College student leaving in the fall for Berkeley, I'm going to Tuesday's graduation ceremonies to support my friends. Since the governor is the commencement speaker, I will also be wearing a chicken suit, because Arnold is too chicken to talk to students about why he's hiking student fees and cutting education funding.

TONIGHT 7 PM: Students Speak-out About Gov. at SMC Meeting (tags)

Students and Faculty will be there to speak-out at the SMC Trustees to uninvite Gov. Schwarzenegger as next Tuesday, June 14 commencement speaker at Santa Monica College.

PROTEST SCHWARZENEGGER IN SANTA MONICA (tags)

Protest Schwarzenegger in Santa Monica on Tues, June 14, at 5 pm.

Artist's Billboard Challenges the Mainstream Media (tags)

May 29, 2005. Los Angeles, CA—On June 20, 2005, a billboard on Sepulveda Boulevard, south of Santa Monica, is sure to cause controversy. The cause—a graphic image of a shadowy Uncle Sam figure controlling a newscaster puppet. The accompanying headline reads, "Shox News Channel: We Distort, You Comply."

"All You Need Is Hate" (tags)

The third in a series concerning targetting of the homeless.

June 3rd is the start of Bike Summer 2005 (tags)

Massive Bike Summer kickoff party on June 3rd! In Solidarity with Critical Mass riders worldwide

Protest military recruiters on SMC Campus (tags)

WHAT: Protest to get military recruiters off SMC campus. WHEN: Monday, June 6th at 6pm WHERE: Santa Monica Board Room, Business Building, Room 117, Santa Monica College, 1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA

Local Marine Killed in Iraq (tags)

A 10-year veteran Santa Monica police officer was killed during his second tour of duty in Iraq, it was announced Friday. Officer Ricardo A. Crocker, 39, was killed Thursday in the Al-Anbar province in a rocket-propelled grenade attack, Santa Monica police Chief James T. Butts announced.

Governor of California to give commencement speech at Santa Monica College (tags)

Governor of California to give commencement speech at Santa Monica College. After months of protest and pleas from both students and faculty not to schedule the governator. The president and the board of trustees of SMC have gone ahead despite the objections.

Artist's Billboard Challenges the Mainstream Media (tags)

May 15, 2005. Los Angeles, CA—On June 1, 2005, a billboard on Santa Monica Boulevard in Santa Monica, CA is sure to cause controversy. The cause—a graphic image of a shadowy Uncle Sam figure controlling a newscaster puppet. The accompanying headline reads, "Shox News Channel: We Distort, You Comply."

Santa Monica College students stand up against war recruiters on their campus (tags)

Santa Monica College students stand up against war recruiters on their campus

Santa Monica Critical Mass 5/6/2005 (tags)

Report from the Santa Monica Critical Mass bicycle ride on May 6, 2005. (details below)

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.

Part 2: Counter-Recruitment Students Confront President of College Santa Monica (tags)

Part Two of Video

Counter-Recruitment Students Confront President of College Santa Monica (tags)

SANTA MONICA – April 28, 2005, After months of efforts to meet with the President of Santa Monica College to address the issue of military recruiters on campus, frustrated students and local community activists marched into the offices of the school district this Thursday.

Protest Thomas J Donner, SMC President, at his Office for Supporting Military Recruiters (tags)

Thomas J Donner, SMC president, has not responded to his students who have written him and gone to the board of trustees demanding military recruiters be banned from the campus. As a response, we are having a protest in front of his office tomorrow.

Earth Day LA (tags)

Join thousands at the 35th Anniversary of Earth Day on Santa Monica's 3rd Street Promenade, Sat, April 16, 10 am - 7 pm. FREE!

STOP SCHWARZENEGGER'S COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS AT Santa Monica College (tags)

STOP SCHWARZENEGGER'S COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS AT Santa Monica College

Santa Monica Starts Massive New Push for Anti-Homeless Laws (tags)

With election of "Bobby Shriver" --brother of Maria Shriver, and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife --Homeless People in Santa Monica are Facing What May be the Single Biggest Push in the Nation to Pass a Massive Wave of New Anti-Homeless Laws.

Santa Monica City College Students Protest Army Recruitment Center (tags)

Uploaded is a short video from the protest. (video with freaky colors, yeah.)

Anti-war action (tags)

"Starship Troopers" benefit screening (tags)

Benefit screening of Paul Verhoeven's eerily prophetic 1997 film "Starship Troopers", followed by Q&A with cast and crew, including star Casper van Dien and writer Ed Neumeier. Proceeds go to United for Peace and Justice and local Green Party peace work. 7:PM, 02/23.05 - Laemmle Monica 4.

Victory Against Racist Store in Los Angeles (tags)

All Phone Wholesale had signs on its store fronts which said " Palestinians are Pigs, murderous scum Pigs" and more. This is an article about the campagin against the store and its recent victory

Santa Monica activist begins hunger strike over Nader run (tags)

Sorry to post an AP story of this important event, but apparently no IMC has covered it yet. How about covering this?

Protest at Santa Monica Business that Displays Hate Speech in its Storefront (tags)

Students at Santa Monica College are planning to protest ALL PHONE WHOLESALE, a racist business that displays extreme anti-immigrant, anti-arab, anti-Muslim hate speech in its store window.

Arlington West Project at the Santa Monica Pier (tags)

This is a picture of the Arlington West Project at the Santa Monica Pier put up every Sunday by the Veterans for Peace. There is a documentary of interviews taken at the site. See KPFK web site for showing times.

CANDLELIGHT VIGIL SANTA MONICA (tags)

This Santa Monica candlelight vigil was one of many held around the United States tonight to honor men and women, soldiers and civilians, who have lost their lives in the war in Iraq.

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)

Excerpt from Robbie Conal talk (tags)

Robbie Conal: The Artist, His Politics, & His Posters

A12 Bush Protest Photos in Santa Monica (tags)

Thurs, Aug 12, 4 pm Santa Monica Airport (Corner of 31st St. & Ocean Park Blvd.) ANSWER Coalition, Los Angeles 1800 N. Argyle Ave., #410 Los Angeles, CA 90028

A13 Bush Protest in Santa Monica (tags)

Thurs, Aug 12, 4 pm Santa Monica Airport (Corner of 31st St. & Ocean Park Blvd.) ANSWER Coalition, Los Angeles 1800 N. Argyle Ave., #410 Los Angeles, CA 90028

A13 Bush Protest in Santa Monica (tags)

Thurs, Aug 12, 4 pm Santa Monica Airport (Corner of 31st St. & Ocean Park Blvd.) ANSWER Coalition, Los Angeles 1800 N. Argyle Ave., #410 Los Angeles, CA 90028

A13 Bush Protest in Santa Monica (tags)

Thurs, Aug 12, 4 pm Santa Monica Airport (Corner of 31st St. & Ocean Park Blvd.) ANSWER Coalition, Los Angeles 1800 N. Argyle Ave., #410 Los Angeles, CA 90028

Report from Bush protest in Santa Monica (tags)

Protest was tame, probably about 1000 anti-bush people and 200 pro bush people.

PROTEST BUSH IN SANTA MONICA - BRING THE TROOPS HOME NOW! (tags)

Protest G.W. Bush in Santa Monica Thursday, August 12, 4 pm Initiated by ANSWER Coalition

Protest Bush in Santa Monica 8-12-04 4pm (tags)

Bush is Coming to LA: Emergency Protest Thursday., August 12, 4 pm Santa Monica Airport Santa Monica

Santa Monica Solidarity Rally For Palestine (tags)

July 23 to July 25 Activist including Answer, Free Palestine Alliance, Women in Black held a weekend awareness campaign in Palisades Park by the Santa Monica pier. Photos in this report are from the Zionist disruption attempt of Sunday the 25th. Accompanying the photos is a statement from an eyewitness, organizer information and companion articles dealing with the current situation in the region.

Arlington West - America’s Wake Up Call (tags)

Santa Monica CA - July 4th ’04 In stark contrast to the holiday’s doled out militarism and hubris via the 4th of July parade, Arlington West serves up the plain hard truth, our people are dying - feel the pain - what’s the reason?

June 12: Naked Bike Ride O.K. For the World, But Not L. A.? (tags)

World Naked Bike http://WorldNakedBikeRide.Org/, a ecological and freedom of expression event held annually around the globe has, according to world organizers, been virtually arrest-free in places as far-flung as London, Portland, Oregon and New Zeland. But Los Angeles and Santa Monica police apparantly are intent on making pre-emptive arrests this Saturday, according to local organizers.

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.

Trans/Giving (tags)

Hatred Will Never Silence Our Art - Trans/Giving May 29, 6:30 PM -10:00 PM

Rat & Bullies to Make Its California Debut at DancesWithFilms (tags)

A powerful and evocative epic documentary film chronicles the causes and consequences of bullycide.

Vet Memorial in S.M. (tags)

Veteran Memorial in Santa Monica, February 15th, this Memorial is held every Sunday from 11 AM to 1PM. Below Six Images and a 35 SECONDS VIDEO

Civil Disobedience, Ten arrests in SMC (tags)

In Santa Monica, California, today Thursday, February 19th, six women and four men got arrested in an organized civil disobedience action in support of the grocery striking workers. Other similar actions were taking place at the same time at different locations in Los Angeles. Public figures showed up to support the strikers. The former mayor of Santa Monica was among the people arrested. Also the actress Jamie Lee Curtis joined the march from 3rd Street Promenade to the Vons on Lincoln and Broadway where the civil disobedience action took place.

Veterans for Peace honor the dead (tags)

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

"Kucitizens" Take Their Message to the Freeway Overpasses (tags)

In Los Angeles and accross the Nation, many tens-of-thousands of people saw Kucinich banners hanging on overpasses and in public places on Saturday February 7th. Kucinich volunteers took to the overpasses and other public places to get out Kucinich's message. When asked about reasons they are out on the street supporting Kucinich, volunteers refer to Kucinich's plan to get out of Iraq in 90 days, support of single-payer health care and spending more money on domestic needs rather than on military along with other important issues.

Kucinich Supporters take their message to the Freeway Overpasses (tags)

Los Angeles Kucinich supporters organize to get the message out about Democratic candidate for president, Dennis Kucinich, by organizing a National Freeway Overpass Banner Drop for Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, 12:00 to 2:00 PM.

Rally at Vons in Santa Monica (tags)

Rally at Vons in Santa Monica, January 17th. The video is 70 seconds long, small file, fast download. Hello IMC, I think that I'm finally getting my act together with those darn videos. Sorry for cluttering the space on the newswire. It won't happen again. Marcus

UFCW "Salt of the Earth" Benefit (tags)

Please join us this Thursday, January 22nd in Santa Monica for a benefit screening screening of the classic, blacklisted 1954 film, "Salt of the Earth." All proceeds will go to the strike funds of the UFCW Locals 770 and 1442. Tickets are $20, and advance tickets are available online at https://www.readyticket.net/webticket/webticket2.asp?WCI=BuyTicket&WCE=SALT%20OF%20THE%20EARTH,012220041930,5,59,NR

The Unknown Soldier (tags)

PROTEST CHENEY AT THE BEVERLY HILTON HOTEL 9876 Wilshire Blvd, (near Santa Monica) 11 am, January 14th NOT ONE MORE DEAD! Protest at appearance of Dick Cheney this coming January 14th (11 am - Wed.) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Blvd. near Santa Monica. Bring signs, banners, bells, flowers, white doves of peace, giant puppets, and friendly space aliens.

HUGE Animal Rights Home Demo TONIGHT! (tags)

In protest of the murder of over 44 thousand precious cats, dogs, puppies, kittens, rabbits and wildlife every single year, and for Jerry Greenwalt authorizing the use of MAG LIGHT flash lights (the ones police carry) for the kennel workers to use for "illumination purposes", we will be protesting in his neighborhood on November 26th at 6:30pm Wednesday night, the night before THANKSGRIEVING DAY for the city's pound animals.

(2) UCLA Students support Vons Strikers (tags)

Saturday at 2 p.m., at the Vons at Barrington and Santa Monica Blvd, about 80 UCLA students came to a rally, in support for the Vons strikers. Thirty grateful strikers chanted '' thank you for your support. Thank you for your support. Thank you for you support..." (far below a 40 seconds video)

(2) Protest Against Israel's Apartheid Wall in Santa Monica (tags)

Protest Against Israel's Apartheid Wall in Santa Monica, November 9th

Walk Out at Santa Monica College (tags)

Hundereds of students walkout November 3 against the adminstration and the president because of the distribution of money, elimination of programs, layoffs of hundereds of faculty workers, and semi-corruption taking place with the school funds.

(2) Photo: Jesse Jackson supports Vons' Strikers (tags)

Jesse Jackson supports Vons' Strikers in Santa Monica, October 19th

Code Pink March Covers Santa Monica (tags)

Santa Monica CA --- May 5, 2003 --- With literally days left the sense of urgency to get out the “No Arnie” message was profound

police brutality against homeless kid!! (tags)

santa monica police break homeless kid(phase)'s leg, mostly because he was homeless and black... he was lying down on some steps on then promenade and cops decided that was enough of "tolerating" homeless... come to the protest tomorrow, monday, oct. 6 at santa monica city hall, on main, right near colorado, take, 720 bus....

old boys side with Arnie (tags)

Code Pink will be chiming in at his H.Q. other, more established political persons see "no problemo"...some quotes....

VICTIMS OF SANTA MONICA FARMERS MKT. & VICTIMS OF AIDS IN KENYA GET FUNDRAISING HELP..... (tags)

Actress/Author/Activist Mimi Kennedy To Join Star-Studded Event To Raise Money For Victims Of Santa Monica Farmer’s Market Tragedy & Victims Of AIDS In Kenya In Chili Cook-Off Launch of St. Monica’s Octoberfair, September 26-28, 2003

Mimi Kennedy to help raise funds for victims of S.M. Farmer's Mkt. & AIDS victims in Kenya (tags)

Actress/Author/Activist Mimi Kennedy To Join Star-Studded Event To Raise Money For Victims Of Santa Monica Farmer's Market Tragedy & Victims Of AIDS In Kenya In Chili Cook-Off Launch of St. Monica's Octoberfair, September 26-28, 2003

NEW TIME 3PM: To NEW TIME: 3PM Anti-Arnold Demo (tags)

Women’s groups angered by actor and candidate for governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger’s history of "degrading" comments about women and reported acts of sexual harassment will protest stating at 3:00 PM this Friday, as he opens his new campaign headquarters at 1338 4th Street in Santa Monica. According to our sources the elusive candidate is scheduled to be there at 3:00 PM.

FRIDAY 4:30PM Womens Groups Protest at NEW Arnold Hqs (tags)

Women’s groups and their supporters, angered by actor and candidate for governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger’s history of "degrading" comments about women and reported acts of sexual harassment will protest stating at 4:30 PM this Friday, as he opens his new campaign headquarters at 1338 4th Street in Santa Monica. The candidate is scheduled to be there at that time.

george bush in santa monica aug 15 -join peace picket (tags)

bush visits santa monica national mountains on aug 15, 2003 and a peace picket is planned.

Santa Monica Drive-In at the Pier (tags)

The Santa Monica Film Festival presents the Santa Monica Drive-In at the Pier every Tuesday in August at Sunset on the SM Pier, Benefiting Cancer Relief.

33rd Annual Los Angeles LGBT Pride Parade & Festival (tags)

June 21-22 West Hollywood, California A community as diverse as the rainbow fills Santa Monica Blvd. Freedom from persecution and the right to the pursuit of happiness has been a long time coming. The Supreme Court’s ruling this week, striking down anti-gay law in Texas, would not have been possible with a Bush appointed court.

Green Party at Santa Monica Promenade Earthday (tags)

Green Party at Santa Monica Promenade Earthday

Stop Cutbacks in Education (tags)

Rally Friday, Stop Cutbacks in Community Colleges in California; March 28, 11 am - 1 pm; Pershing Square, 532 South Olive, L.A.

Stencil Grafitti (tags)

I saw this grafitti at Santa Monica blvd. and Virgil.

to the freeways (tags)

When the time is right, we'll shut down the 405 freeway.

DO YOU KNOW THE MAN ARRESTED, FACEDOWN, after the oscars protest, near santa monica blvd? (tags)

I am looking for the name of the man (perhaps Latino) with bull horn leaving the Oscars demo that was pushed down by santa monica

L.A. rally goes free style (tags)

After days of tension between police and protesters at the WEstwood Federal Building, L.A. rally turns freestyle, provoking an intense stand off between protesters and the police, shutting down Santa Monica Blvd.

Westwood "Shock and Awe" Emergency demo still going (tags)

According to Channel 9 & KPFK updates...

Peace March in Santa Monica, Californis (tags)

5000 turned out in Santa Monica, CA to protest the rush to war in Iraq.

The City of Santa Monica Adopts Anti-War Resolution (tags)

Santa Monica CA February 11th 2003 Santa Monica joins the more than 70 U. S. cities and counties to oppose “Preemptive Military Action Against Iraq”. Below is a rough draft, the completed resolution should be available early next week. You can contact www.santa-monica.org or call the City Clerk’s Office at (310) 458-8211 for copies.

Three Peace rallies this Sat. in L.A. (tags)

This Saturday there will be peace rallies in over 300 cities worldwide. Millions of people will be participating. Here in L.A. County we have three major events in Hollywood, Santa Monica, and Long Beach.

Feb. 15: Santa Monica Beach DEMO - BE THERE! (tags)

Here's the speakers program and details of the walk from Venice to Santa Monica

Listing of local Peace Vigils (tags)

A short listing of weekly peace vigils in the L.A. area. Bring signs and banners!

Final Green Party campaign rally (tags)

Please plan to attend the last campaign rally for area Green Party Candidates! Please invite your friends! FREE!

Comejo in Historic Highland Park (tags)

Join Green, Peter Comejo, in Historic Highland Park

Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Votes to Aquire Heidelberg Park (tags)

Aquisition Approved on October 28

Santa Monica cracks down on the homeless (tags)

One million job cuts this year, millions permanently unemployed (what the 'official unemployment rate' really means, decade after decade), and welfare now slashed and limited...Nothing like finding a solution to those pressing social problems...

Santa Monica to Decide on Homeless Ordinance (tags)

Santa Monica California September 24, 2002 Santa Monica City Counsel listened to approximately 150 area residents as it attempts to decide on a new city ordinance which would prohibit the distribution of food to the homeless by private sector charities on public property. Included in the ordinance are provisions making the sitting or lying in downtown area doorways illegal during the late night and early morning hours. In opposition to the measure, The Lawyer’s Guild in conjunction with food distribution organizations fed the homeless on the front lawn of city hall.

Join Tonight's Protest in Santa Monica Against Ban on Homeless Feeding Programs (tags)

On September 24, 2002, at 5:30 p.m., Santa Monica City Hall, 1685 Main Street, join with civil rights and human rights organizations in protesting a proposed ordinance to make criminals out of private citizens who feed the hungry in Santa Monica.

Peace at the Beach – March – Rally – Concert (tags)

September 7,2002 Third Street to the Santa Monica Pier. Sponsored by the WESTSIDE GREENS A motorcycle escort for the march, ya gotta love Santa Monica. Note: In depth photo coverage, soon.

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.

Detailed Report on Sunday's Forever 21 Demo on Santa Monica Promenade (tags)

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) joined forces with local Garment Workers on Sunday Night in a spectacular demonstration on Santa Monica's third street promanade; specifically protesting exploitative textile manufacturer Forever 21, but also calling for an end to all economic injustice.

Sweatshop Protest Marches on Santa Monica Promenade (tags)

Taco Bell Truth Tour Caravan and local organizers take over the Santa Monica promenade to protest the sweatshop conditions in the factories of local retailer "Forever 21"

Taco Bell Truth Tour Joins Sweatshop Protest in Santa Monica (tags)

Members of the Taco Bell Truth Tour joined local organizers on the Santa Monica Promenade to protest the sweatshop conditions in the factories of "Forever 21".

Demonstrators Outside of Forever 21 store in Santa Monica (tags)

Members of the Taco Bell Truth Tour join local organizers in protesting sweatshop conditions at "Forever 21" factories this evening at the Santa Monica promenade.

Spectacular Demonstration/March on Santa Monica Promenade. Boycott Forever 21! (tags)

In one of the most inspired and riveting demonstrations in the past few months in Los Angeles, around 500 people virtually took over the Santa Monica promenade this evening with a dramatic and well-received demonstration and march calling for a Boycott of the Forever 21 clothing line in specific, and an end to all sweatshop labor practices in general!!!

WOMAN by WOMAN: New Hope for the Villages of India (tags)

Documentary film premiere... WOMAN by WOMAN Friday, Oct 19 through Thursday, Oct 25 Monica 4-Plex 1332 2nd St, Santa Monica 310-394-9744

Me and my 3 clones are all going to the protests! (tags)

Why not make sure the peace movemnet continues to be dissmissed by the sheeple by splitting us up into patheticlly small groups. Encouraging those who see us to think of us as UnAmerican Terrorist Sympathizers.

SANTA MONICA COLLEGE TEACH-IN EXPLORES ALTERNATIVES TO WAR (tags)

Marathon westside teach-in explores peaceful solutions to, and examines roots of, terrorism.

LA Peace Calendar (tags)

A listing of some peace related events in Southern California

teach in and mass walk to the beach at smc (tags)

Please join Santa Monica College Students for a teach in and candle lit vigil walk to the beach

Anti-authoritarian anti-war meeting tonight! (tags)

Bring a halt to nationalism and the war machine.

Stop the Repeal of Santa Monica's Living Wage Law (tags)

Santa Monica has passed a groundbreaking living wage law that will help lift 2,000 workers out of poverty. But now the city's most powerful business interests are trying to repeal the ordinance.

SantaMonica Flouridation Vote/info & educational material (tags)

The vote in city council is postponed until November 28. There is still time to get this information out. Get copies of the Mirror and give them to everyone you know in Santa Monica. Send this notice out to your list.

Day 24 on the MTA Picket Line (tags)

Interviews with MTA drivers on the 24th day of the strike.

LA Times turns it's back on local coverage (tags)

The L.A. Times has just ceased publication of Our Times sections covering neighborhood news in 14 Southland communities -- an all-too-typical example of how corporate media fail to serve real community needs. Activist and radio producer Karen Pomer is circulating the following open letter to the staff of Our Times Santa Monica, which IMC-LA is proud to reproduce.

HAYDEN SPEAKES AT SANTA MONICA PIER (tags)

HAYDEN PROMOTES UNCONVENTIONAL POLITICS OUTSIDE DEMOCRATIC FUND RAISER SUNDAY EVENING AUGUST 13,2000 AT SANTA MONICA PIER

Who Says We Didn't Get Good Press? (tags)

So maybe it's only a free community newspaper, and it's not owned by a media conglomerate, but it's widely read in my town. This was the lead editorial in this week's Santa Monica Mirror.

End Corporate Rule balloon - Santa Monica pier (tags)

Someone from the Motion Pictures Union was flying this large balloon festooned with "End Corporate Rule" and "People Before Profits" during the DNC fundraiser on the Santa Monica pier on Sunday night - excellent!

Hotel workers demand their rights in Santa Monica (tags)

At the posh Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, surrounded by a preposterous police presence in full riot gear, low-wage hotel workers rallied for their right to organize. Senator Paul Wellstone, AFL-CIO President John Sweeney and Rev. Jesse Jackson came out to represent.

Santa Monica Beach Party #2 (picture) (tags)

cops stand ready, guarding the back side of a democratic party event while protesters have a party of their own below - Santa Monica Beach, pier 5. Aug 13.

Santa Monica Beach Party (Picture) (tags)

Anita rocks the mic and the counter-party at Santa Monica Beach Aug. 13

Monica Moorehead speaks at the PCLA, 08/10/00 (tags)

Monica Moorehead, presidential candidate of the Workers World Party, delivers an address at the People's Convention, L.A., at Belmont High School on August 10, 2000.

Santa Monica sands a ground zero for Sunday protests (tags)

Mainstream article about protest scheduled for tonight in Santa Monica

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