LOS ANGELES: Former City Councilman Arrested on Corruption Charges

Photo: Former Los Angeles District 12 Council Member Mitchell Englander By Ulrike Salazar On Monday, agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested former Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander. The arrest comes over a year after federal agents raided the city office and home of conniving City Councilman José Huizar as part of an ongoing federal investigation into political corruption. Englander, former Council … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Former City Councilman Arrested on Corruption Charges

LOS ANGELES: Husband of District Attorney Pulls Gun on Black Lives Matter Activists

VIDEO STILL: David Lacey, husband of Los Angeles District Attorney, Jackie Lacey, points gun at activists (Source: Black Lives Matter-Los Angeles) By Felipe Vera On Monday morning, David Lacey, husband of Los Angeles County District Attorney, Jackie Lacey, pointed a gun at Black Lives Matters-Los Angeles (BLM-LA) activists who were protesting in front of the Lacey’s home and threatened to shoot them. Jackie Lacey would … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Husband of District Attorney Pulls Gun on Black Lives Matter Activists

LOS ANGELES: DSA-Backed Candidate Hosts Event at Boycotted Gentrifier Cafe

PHOTO: Frances Yasmeen Motiwalla’s promotion of her outreach event at the boycotted Weird Wave Coffee Brewers By Felipe Vera On February 8 and 9, the Our Revolution political action committee (PAC) hosted an outreach event to promote the campaign of Frances Yasmeen Motiwalla at the gentrifying café, Weird Wave Coffee Brewers, in the working class Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights. Since its opening in … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: DSA-Backed Candidate Hosts Event at Boycotted Gentrifier Cafe

Los Ángeles: Inquilinos y Activistas Protestan en la Casa del Casero

Foto: Inquilinos y activistas protestan afuera de la casa del casero, Charles Quarles Este artículo es una traducción. Por Felipe Vera El 12 de enero, inquilinos y activistas de Servir el Pueblo – Comité del Barrio de la Calle 28 de Los Ángeles realizaron una manifestación frente la casa del casero, Charles Quarles. Antes de Navidad, el 23 de diciembre, los inquilinos del Comité del Barrio … Continue reading Los Ángeles: Inquilinos y Activistas Protestan en la Casa del Casero

LOS ANGELES: Mayor Endorses Imperialist Presidential Candidate Joe Biden

Photo: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti holds a press conference to endorse Joe Biden in the Democratic primary for the 2020 Presidential election  By Audrey Hellenbrecht In a press conference on January 9, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti gave his endorsement to former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign to become the Democratic Party’s nominee for the 2020 Presidential election. Calling Biden “a close personal friend … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Mayor Endorses Imperialist Presidential Candidate Joe Biden

LOS ANGELES: Tenants and Activists Protest at Slumlords House

Photo: Activists and Tenants protest outside the home of slumlord Charles Quarles By Felipe Vera On January 12, Tenants and activists from Serve the People-Los Angeles’ 28th St. Barrio Committee held a demonstration in front of the slumlord Charles Quarles’ home. Right before Christmas on December 23, the tenants of the 28th St. Barrio Committee received a “pay or quit notice,” demanding that they pay … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Tenants and Activists Protest at Slumlords House

OXNARD: Southern California Activists Host Anti-Gentrification Event

Photo: Attendees listen to a presentation on the revolutionary movement against gentrification By Felipe Vera On January 4, the Los Angeles Incendiary Support Committee and Oxnard Revolutionary Study Group (OxRevStudy) held an anti-gentrification event in Oxnard, California. They also hosted a speaker from Defend Boyle Heights (DBH), a revolutionary anti-gentrification organization based in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights. Nearly all the seats were … Continue reading OXNARD: Southern California Activists Host Anti-Gentrification Event