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Los Angeles City Council Rejects BDS (tags)
BDS shot down in Los Angeles
L.A. council to debate whether to outlaw medical pot stores (tags)
Yes, these folks are evil government tyrants, but I don't think any of them are so bad that they couldn't be fixed with a gun. Of course the tyrants in the People's Republic of California have more or less flushed the 2nd Amendment down the toilet and banned guns in California.
Jan Perry's Attempt to Remove Green Space Requirement Gains Steam (tags)
After 90+ minutes of open discussion, City Council’s Budget and Finance Committee unanimously approved Councilwoman Jan Perry's proposal and made the announcement quickly and quietly. Perry was not present herself but filled the room with residents of the low-income housing project Pueblo Del Rio (who were bused in and treated to a free lunch) and employees of PIMA, the company which hopes to develop the entire property. The measure will now be reintroduced to the full City Council, probably in mid-November. The South Central Farm is calling on Angelinos to contact their City Council members (contact info. at the bottom of this article).
MP3 AUDIO: Speeches from the Shutdown Santa Monica Airport Rally (tags)
Uploaded are speeches by State Assembly Representative Ted Lieu and LA City councilmen; Bill Rosendahl and Paul Koretz.
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.
Minutemen, off-duty cops disrupt community forum on checkpoints (tags)
Community members met to express themselves on the topic of police "DUI" checkpoints, which really target immigrants. Minutemen and police hecklers disrupted the meeting.
California Legislature passes involuntary outpatient commitment bill (tags)
With bipartisan super-majority votes that stunned and dismayed mental health clients and advocates, the California Senate and Assembly passed involuntary outpatient commitment (IOC) bill AB 2357, sending the bill to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to sign or veto. The bill would extend Laura's Law, California's existing outpatient commitment law, by five years.
VIDEO: Paul Koretz, California State Assemblyman, 42nd District and AB-1121 (tags)
California State Assemblyman, Paul Koretz who represents the 42nd District is introducing a bill (AB1121) to the State Assembly that would place a moratorium on executions in the state. I spoke with Paul at a vigil for Tookie Williams less than five hours before Williams’ execution later that night.
Transgenders Lack Access to Proper Health Care (tags)
Transgenders discuss how the health care system falls short of their needs.
Transitioning Health Care (tags)
Town Hall Meeting on healthcare and coverage for transgender people
From Fairbanks to Miami, 29 Cities to Protest or Celebrate Court Decision (tags)
THE U.S.A. WAITS WHILE CANADA CELEBRATES: From Fairbanks to Miami, 29 U.S. Cities to Protest or Celebrate Supreme Court Decision on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Rights
Gay / Lesbian / Bisexual / Transgender community awaits Supreme Court ruling (tags)
In the land of the free, what business does the government have in your bedroom? Can gay celibacy be imposed by law? Supreme court to decide Texas Sodomy case. GLBT community prepares to celebrate or protest.