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Monday, August 27, 2012

Venice Beach - Late August

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Ronald Weekley Jr- Skater Punched by LAPD During Arrest

 Ronald Weekley Jr. (center) stands with his sisters Lashan Smith (R) and Cheyenne Weekley outside his home following a news conference in Los Angeles, California, August 22, 2012. Weekley was skateboarding in front of his home on August 18 when he claims four LAPD officers used excessive force to arrest him, and he has retained nationally-prominent civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who also represents Trayvon Martin's family. REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn (UNITED STATES)

Alleged police beating victim Ronald Weekley Jr. (2nd from L) stands while his father Ronald Weekley Sr. (R) speaks during a news conference in Los Angeles, California, August 22, 2012

Check out the youtube video of the arrest and beatdown below from August 18 in Venice

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals in Los Angeles

 Wednesday was the first day of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and I was assigned to photograph at CHIRLA and near UCLA in Los Angeles. The U.S. government began accepting applications from young illegal immigrants seeking temporary legal status under relaxed deportation rules announced by the Obama administration in June

Friday, August 10, 2012

Peace Returns To The Downtown LA Artwalk

A member of Occupy LA writes on a wall with chalk at Pershing Square near the ArtWalk in downtown Los Angeles, California, August 9, 2012. Tonight's ArtWalk event in Los Angeles remained peaceful with no arrests after last month's violent clashes between police and protesters. 

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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Friday, August 3, 2012

Chick-fil-A Kiss-in Day

The Hollywood Chick-fil-A Kiss-In 
Painter finishes cleaning up a vandals protest tag on a Chick-Fil-A in Torrance, CA

Same sex loving in Hollywood