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Supporters rally for Paul Revere teacher accused of racist comments

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Supporters of a Los Angeles Unified School District teacher who is accused in a lawsuit of making racially charged remarks in class rallied outside his Brentwood school today, saying his comments were taken out of context and demanding that he be returned to the classroom. Dozens of people gathered outside Paul […]

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Activists rally to support Ringling’s move to end elephant acts

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Wearing an elephant-patterned tie and grasping a bullhook, a Los Angeles city councilman who authored a ban on using bullhooks to train circus elephants joined animal welfare activists at City Hall today to praise the decision by Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus to phase out its elephant acts. Councilman […]

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Protesters rally at downtown LAPD over Skid Row shooting

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Protesters rallied today outside Los Angeles police headquarters in reaction to the weekend fatal shooting of a homeless man by police on Skid Row, while multiple investigations continue into the gunfire that was caught on camera and viewed millions of times online. The homeless man, identified by acquaintances only as “Africa,” […]

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UCLA bonfire scrapped due to protesters against tuition hikes

WESTWOOD (CNS) - An annual bonfire rally at UCLA in advance of Saturday’s football game against USC turned into a political standoff tonight, as protesters upset about tuition hikes approved earlier in the day staged a sit-in and prevented the fire from being lit.   As many as 70 protesters gathered late this afternoon and […]

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George Lopez to host Dodger rally

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Comedian George Lopez will host a postseason rally immediately following today’s Los Angeles Dodgers-Colorado Rockies game at Dodger Stadium. The rally will also include performances by hip-hop violinist JoshVietti and the all-female mariachi group Trio Ellas. The Dodgers will play host to Game 1 of a National League DivisionSeries Friday against […]

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