With flags held high, the smell of sage burning through the wind and the voices of over 15,000 fellow marchers, the May Day General Strike closed down Spring Street in downtown Los Angeles on May 1.
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Marching down the Pacific Coast Highway on the Alameda Street overpass, Native American leaders Grey Wolf, Shannon Rivers and Oslo Chiowani lead thousands of community members and activists to the Tesoro refinery in Wilmington Saturday.
Audience members filled out surveys identifying their role models, important people in their lives, and activities that are important to them and possessions that hold value for them. Nikki Shipley, assistant professor of public and health administration, instructed everyone to cross out one item on each list.
The protests began on Inauguration Day. Enter protesters in the streets. Thousands of people swarmed the steps of City Hall, chanting in solidarity against the new administration.
Over 17 miles of road was cleared for bikers, walkers, skaters, runners and joggers Sunday from South Pasadena to Azusa for the 626 Golden Streets presented by Metro.
The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension, a new 23-mile extension to Metro’s light rail system, will soon connect areas such as La Verne, Pomona and Claremont to the existing Gold Line stations that expands from Downtown Los Angeles to Pasadena.
Jack Meek, professor of public administration, discussed the issues of complex systems in cities and analyzed his recent research on the topic in the faculty lecture “Metropolitan Systems and Networks as Complex Adaptive Systems” Monday in the President’s Dining Room.
Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, discussed “Migration and Modernism in Los Angeles, 1900-1960” Monday in the President’s Dining Room.
Jon Leaver, associate professor of art history, presented his faculty lecture titled “Urban Sublime: Visualizing the Immensity of L.A.” in the President’s Dining Room Monday.
‘Tis the season to be jolly unless you’re a homeless person living in Los Angeles, as two City Council members have proposed a ban on feeding homeless people in public spaces.