Members of Occupy LA’s foreclosure team met with several top executives from Wells Fargo to discuss the current foreclosure crisis, a meeting coinciding with the Attorneys General settlement announcement.
On Sunday, protesters hoping to address the Saturday night mass arrests in Oakland, CA, marched to the Rampart Police Station from MacArthur Park in Los Angeles. Anywhere from 300-400 Occupy Oakland protesters were arrested following an attempt by members to turn an abandoned building into a community center.
A 63-year-old chaplain of Southern California was forcibly evicted from her home on Thursday morning when the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s forced her door open and removed all inside, including a dozen or so occupiers who had spent the night inside, defending the home.
Close to 5 thousand protesters from across California showed up to the Rose Parade to march in the occupier’s People Parade. The protesters were mostly greeted by spectators with a few disapproving of their presence in the parade. Cindy Sheehan headlined the protest as the People’s Grand Marshall. No one was arrested.
Members of Occupy LA prepared Sunday for Monday morning’s Tournament of Roses, where they intend to join the procession at the end of the parade marching from the Norton Simon Museum to Pasadena City Hall.
The House Judiciary Committee will continue mark-up of the Stop Online Piracy Act legislation on Wednesday December 21, 2011 after serious public pressure halted last week’s markup session. We interview Julian Sanchez of the Cato Institute on the legislation.
On Monday morning, around 500 protesters gathered in the early morning at the Port of Long Beach to block traffic in and out of SSA Marine, a shipping company partly owned by Wall Street investment firm, Goldman Sachs, joining in solidarity with protesters up and down the West Coast.
Margot Paez discusses why Insight Out News was created and the future of the news show.
Almost a week after the Mayor of Los Angeles declared the West Steps of City Hall a “Free Speech Zone”, occupiers find themselves unable to access the site after it is permitted out to a big-budget Hollywood film crew.