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Immigration Protestors Arrested in Thursday's Civil Disobedience Released from Jail
Police surround a group chaing together on Alameda Street (more photos here) | Photo by Zach Behrens/LAist
The 14 protestors who chained themselves together outside the federal Metropolitan Detention Center last Thursday were released today, nearly four days after their arrest, the LA Times is reporting. Charges include interfering with police work and failure to disperse.
The week prior, Illinois Congressman Luis Gutierrez made headlines for his arrest in Washington D.C. after he and a group of 34 people linked themselves together in front of the White House.
Immigration issues have been heating up as of late, especially with the signing of Arizona's SB 1070, which requires police to check the immigration status of a person when they are stopped, detained or arrested. Although it's one of the issues that some thought Congress would tackle next, it looks like climate change is winning out.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.