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February 3, 2011 | By Timothy M. Phelps and Amro Hassan, Los Angeles Times
Mohamed Sami Fahmi started out on the other side of the barricades. When protesters first went into the streets last week to demand changes from Egypt's entrenched, authoritarian leaders, the clean-cut 26-year-old travel guide was with them. But frustrated as he was by high-level corruption, he was more inclined to view President Hosni Mubarak as a fellow victim of officials he had appointed. So when the 82-year-old Mubarak told the nation Tuesday that he would step down this fall at the end of his term, Fahmi thought that was enough.
November 23, 2011 | By Kate Linthicum, Los Angeles Times
The first outlines of an endgame for Occupy Los Angeles began taking shape as protesters considered a controversial package of incentives to encourage the peaceful resolution of their seven-week demonstration and details emerged of a possible Monday deadline for protesters to leave their City Hall camp. Protesters who have been in negotiations with city officials said that they have asked for an extension of the departure deadline and that officials are considering their request.
October 30, 2012 | By David Ng
Wherever the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra goes, protests seem to follow. Concert-goers planning to attend Tuesday's performance by the orchestra at Walt Disney Concert Hall can expect to see a colorful outdoor demonstration of activists who say they oppose Israel's policies toward Palestinians. A group of protesters is planning to congregate on the sidewalk outside Disney Hall starting around 7 p.m. Organizers said they are expecting 35 to 50 people who will engage in various forms of demonstration and street-theater protest.  Tuesday's concert, which begins at 8 p.m., will feature the Israel Philharmonic, led by Zubin Mehta, in performances of pieces by Schubert, Chopin and Brahms.
August 28, 1997
More than 200 people listened to speeches by actor Martin Sheen and officials of the United Farm Workers on Wednesday while demonstrating on Wilshire Boulevard in support of union efforts to organize strawberry pickers. The four-hour demonstration was held to call attention to an organizing campaign aimed at strawberry growers, primarily in Northern California.
March 13, 1994
The Latinos of Los Angeles finally came out to the streets to protest the way some conservatives and liberals alike are attacking with racial fury the immigrants of this frontier land. The Valley Edition of the Los Angeles Times did not report this event. The demonstration, which took place on a sunny Feb. 26, was organized by Proposition One Coalition, a network of political, religious and community organizations which have the common objective of reforming the current immigration law and stopping anti-immigrant hysteria of this recessionary time.
July 16, 1989
We at Doctors Family Planning in Tustin wish to express our appreciation for the superb job the Tustin Police Department did in handling the mass demonstration held here July 8. After seeing what occurred in Chicago, Atlanta, Boston and elsewhere, it made us very proud of how well-organized and in control our local "small-town" Police Department is. As was stated in the press, this Tustin demonstration was the largest nationwide, and yet no...
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