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Activism

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  • ICE starts deportation proceedings against Costa Mesa immigration activist

    ICE starts deportation proceedings against Costa Mesa immigration activist
    Costa Mesa immigrant-rights activist Luis Bravo was detained by federal immigration agents early Thursday, triggering an outcry from his supporters demanding that he be set free. He was released hours later. Bravo, a 22-year-old community organizer with...
  • Anti-abortion activists won't face charges over chalk writing near Newport doctor's home

    Anti-abortion activists won't face charges over chalk writing near Newport doctor's home
    Law-enforcement officials said Wednesday that they will not file charges against a group of protesters who wrote anti-abortion messages in chalk outside a Newport Beach doctor's home. Police had said the demonstrators technically may have vandalized...
  • Law could keep picketers from homes

    Not long after anti-abortion protesters gathered outside the home of a local doctor, Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday will discuss a proposed ordinance that addresses picketing at residences. City officials said protests within residential...
  • Public statement follows postponement of 'Irvine 11' arraignment

    SANTA ANA — The arraignment for 11 student activists accused of disrupting a speech at UC Irvine by the Israeli ambassador to the United States was delayed Friday until April 15. But the debate over who is fighting for free speech — Orange...
  • 'Irvine 11' plead not guilty in disruption

    SANTA ANA — Orange County prosecutors didn't flinch Friday when a group of university student activists charged with disturbing an Israeli ambassador's speech last year at UC Irvine brought more than 60 supporters with them to court, a contingent...
  • New plans still irk activists

    An office developer has finally submitted plans to Newport Beach officials for an addition to an historic building designed by famed architect Richard Neutra. Preservationists succeeded in preventing the demolition of the Mariner's Medical Arts Building...
  • Editorial: Activism is alive and well in O.C.

    A wonderful upswing in activism is taking place in Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Irvine and much of Orange County, and it's assuring to see that a community once wrongly assumed apathetic is making itself heard on a wide range of issues. We're not here today...
  • Occupy O.C. wins extension

    IRVINE — Occupy Orange County protesters have been granted another extension, permitting overnight camping at the Civic Center through noon Dec. 21, according to the city website. The latest amendment to the agreement between protesters and the...
  • Occupy OC plans to move, continue movement

    IRVINE — Occupy Orange County protesters have agreed to end overnight camping at the Irvine Civic Center in January, but the movement will continue in other forms, a lawyer working with the group said. "What is not correct is that it is being...
  • Corona del Mar woman known as 'Mrs. Santa Claus' dies

    The woman known to many area residents as "Mrs. Santa Claus" has died. Jean Mallow Boyd, a longtime Corona del Mar resident, was 87. For years during the holidays, she flew in an AirBorne Law Enforcement helicopter to Newport-Mesa Unified elementary...
  • Puppy store owner files restraining order against activist

    CORONA DEL MAR — The owner of a Corona del Mar puppy store has filed for a restraining order against a Los Angeles woman who claims the shop sells dogs that come from puppy mills. I Heart Puppies owner Brooke Ann Bradford filed a request at the...
  • Newport activists want to ground proposed helipad near JWA

    A Costa Mesa developer has applied to build a helicopter landing pad atop an office building next to John Wayne Airport, and Newport Beach officials and activists are lining up to fight it. At Tuesday's City Council meeting, Newport Councilman Keith...