Oxnard: Activists Protest Second Police Shooting In A Month

By Serran Soledad Last Friday, around 20 people gathered for a protest led by Oxnard Revolutionary Study Group(OxRevStudy). The impromptu action was held in response to the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Javier Magana, who was killed by Ventura Police following a vehicle pursuit the previous night. The action began as activists gave speeches condemning the shooting and attempts by the ruling class media to justify … Continue reading Oxnard: Activists Protest Second Police Shooting In A Month

Los Angeles: Police Arrest 40 Protesters, Press, Legal Observers, Bystanders

By Felipe Vera As the election concluded on the night of November 3, in response to night protests that went from Downtown to South Central, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) indiscriminately arrested over 40 people, including nearly a dozen legal observers from the National Lawyers Guild (NLG), journalists, and other bystanders standing on the sidewalk, waiting for the metro. Some of the protesters came … Continue reading Los Angeles: Police Arrest 40 Protesters, Press, Legal Observers, Bystanders

Los Angeles: Police Detain Rapper Offset During Trump March

By Jakob Stein On Saturday in Beverly Hills in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, Offset, famous rapper from the Atlanta-based group Migos, was detained by armed police during a rally of approximately 2,500 Trump supporters. The incident was viewed by over 25,000 people live as Offset streamed the encounter with police from his phone. Police outside the vehicle can be seen with their weapons drawn, … Continue reading Los Angeles: Police Detain Rapper Offset During Trump March

Oxnard: Student Journalists Protest School Administration Repression

By Serran Soledad On Tuesday, Revolutionary Student News (RSN) and Oxnard Revolutionary Study Group held a protest outside of Oxnard High School, in response to recent threats of police repression from the school administration and being escorted off campus for distributing copies of RSN’s paper to their student peers. Around 25 youth, activists, and community members gathered in front of the school, which sits in … Continue reading Oxnard: Student Journalists Protest School Administration Repression

Los Angeles: ‘People’s Art Show’ Raises Funds For Protesters Facing Repression

by Serran Soledad On Saturday, Serve The People (STP) Los Angeles hosted an art show in Lincoln Heights, to raise funds for protesters facing charges due to their participation in the fight for Black Lives. The event managed to raise $1400 for Black Unity LA and Jail Support LA, as well as Austin’s Targeted Three. Slated as a ‘People’s Art Show,’ the event drew over … Continue reading Los Angeles: ‘People’s Art Show’ Raises Funds For Protesters Facing Repression

Oxnard: Student Journalists Face Threats of Repression for Campus Distribution

By Serran Soledad Only one week after the release of Revolutionary Student News’s (RSN) first anti-imperialist newsletter, students were interrogated, then escorted off the Oxnard High School campus by Assistant Principal Lauren Rodriguez, for attempting to distribute copies of the paper to their peers. Accompanied by a campus security guard, Rodriguez told RSN supporters that the Oxnard Police Department had been called and that an … Continue reading Oxnard: Student Journalists Face Threats of Repression for Campus Distribution

Oxnard: Activists Present on Local History of Police Brutality

By Serran Soledad On Saturday, Oxnard Revolutionary Study group held a presentation on the history of police brutality in Oxnard. The event, which was held at Rio Lindo Park, comes a week before the 8th anniversary of Alfonso Limon Jr’s death. Limon was murdered by the Oxnard Police Department in 2012, while walking home from a workout at Pacifica High School. Around 40 community members … Continue reading Oxnard: Activists Present on Local History of Police Brutality

Oxnard: Protest Denounces Ventura County Jail Amid Covid Outbreak

By Serran Soledad On Saturday, a protest was held outside of the Ventura County Jail in response to an outbreak in which 81 inmates tested positive for Covid-19. As court dates have been delayed and legal resources have been kept from inmates due to the strict lockdown put in place, many have been held indefinitely without being found guilty of a single crime. The action … Continue reading Oxnard: Protest Denounces Ventura County Jail Amid Covid Outbreak

Los Angeles: Two Sheriffs Shot in Ambush, Massive Manhunt Follows

Photo: Still from Surveillance footage of man shooting Sheriff’s Deputies in a parked police vehicle By Felipe Vera On Saturday September 12, two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies were shot in an ambush by an armed individual in Compton. Over the past few days, agencies such as the FBI have become involved in the case, resulting in a massive manhunt for the gunman. That evening, … Continue reading Los Angeles: Two Sheriffs Shot in Ambush, Massive Manhunt Follows

Fires Cause Unparalleled Damage Across the West Coast

By Brian Martel Devastating wildfires have torn through areas of the west coast over the past week, causing multiple deaths and in some cases, burning entire towns. The fire’s impact can be seen across the western US as ash rains down from red, smoke filled skies. For some time, these wildfires have been getting worse every year. Many people have been put at greater risk … Continue reading Fires Cause Unparalleled Damage Across the West Coast