Protest

Jon Baird
February 11, 2019 - 10:08 am
(KNX 1070) - There was a brief demonstration at Thousand Oaks High School by members of the Westboro Baptist Church from Kansas Monday morning. The protesters said the town has incurred the “wrath of God” as evidenced by the mass shooting and fire. There were dozens of counter-demonstrators who...
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AP
November 01, 2018 - 7:45 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google engineers and other company workers around the world walked off the job Thursday to protest the internet company's lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual misconduct. Employees staged walkouts at offices from Tokyo to Singapore to London. In Dublin, organizers...
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Karen Adams
October 12, 2018 - 12:36 pm
BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) - Hundreds of Beverly Hills High School and elementary students staged a protest at a park adjacent to President Donald Trump's home today, decrying plans to build the Metro Purple Line subway extension beneath the high school. The Beverly Hills Unified School District and the...
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Karen Adams
August 14, 2018 - 9:17 am
(KNX 1070) - Bird and Lime say they’re cleaning up their act beginning Wednesday to get back in the running to launch Santa Monica’s e-scooter pilot program next month. A city staff’s recommendation to go with Uber and Lyft for Santa Monica ‘s program prompted Bird and Lime to disable their...
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LA Sheriff's Dept.
July 28, 2018 - 8:48 am
(KNX 1070) -- There's been emotional and angry protests against a decision not to prosecute a wealthy Democratic Party donor over the drug-overdose death of a young man at his home in West Hollywood. The DA's office says there's just not enough evidence to prove that Ed Buck had any role in last...
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AP
July 19, 2018 - 4:25 pm
(AP/KNX 1070) -- After announcing Thursday that Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem could face suspended for up to four games under a team policy, the NFL is taking a step back. The league has put its official policy concerning the behavior "on-hold" for the...
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USA Today
July 19, 2018 - 8:57 am
(KNX 1070) - They came - they saw - and they turned around and went home. The Oath Keepers didn't show up but @RepMaxineWaters supporters did, reports @knxpete . "They folded," says one supporter. @KNX1070 pic.twitter.com/v9sRq4sTuW — Claudia Peschiutta (@ReporterClaudia) July 19, 2018 A planned...
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AP
July 07, 2018 - 12:18 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of anti-violence protesters marched along a Chicago interstate on Saturday, shutting down traffic in an effort to draw attention to the gun violence that's claimed hundreds of lives in some of the city's poorest neighborhoods and pressure public officials to do more to stop...
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USA Today
June 30, 2018 - 4:24 pm
(KNX 1070) -- In just days after the veteran California Democratic lawmaker said she had to cancel speaking events in Alabama and Texas due to the death threats, Rep. Maxine Waters spoke at Saturday's downtown Los Angeles "Families Belong Together," rally. Referring to the numerous threats she's...
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Karen Adams/KNX1070
May 24, 2018 - 2:58 pm
(KNX1070) - Los Angeles City Council president Herb Wesson says he's still determined to put up a temporary homeless shelter in Koreatown despite protests by many people living in the area. But he also says he understands their anger at not being consulted before the plan was announced and is...
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