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brooklynite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-27-11 10:54 PM
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Villaraigosa says protesters will have "ample time" to leave park
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Source: Los Angeles Times

As the midnight deadline approaches for the closing of the City Hall encampment, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued a statement saying Occupy LA protesters will have "ample time" to leave before police begin clearing their tent village.

"Though the park will officially close tonight at 12:01 a.m., the department will allow campers ample time to remove their belongings peacefully and without disruption," Villaraigosa said in a written statement Sunday night.

The mayor reiterated his earlier statements that the seven-week occupation of City Hall's south lawn had run its course and that it was time for protesters to move on.

"I am proud of the fact that this has been a peaceful, nonviolent protest," the mayor said. "I trust that we can manage the closure of City Hall Park in the same spirit of cooperation."


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  -Villaraigosa says protesters will have "ample time" to leave park brooklynite  Nov-27-11 10:54 PM   #0 
  - Hope he doesn't just mean they will have 30 minutes. And hope he informed  kestrel91316   Nov-27-11 11:05 PM   #1 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-27-11 11:06 PM   #2 
  - Yeah, your first amendment rights have run their course, now shut up while  OffWithTheirHeads   Nov-27-11 11:06 PM   #3 
  - First amendment rights are so 20th Century..........nt  Enthusiast   Nov-28-11 02:55 AM   #22 
  - The question is  quakerboy   Nov-27-11 11:22 PM   #4 
  - I'm sick and tired of the Police Militias, moving in under the cover of darkness.  SoapBox   Nov-27-11 11:47 PM   #5 
  - Withdraw  unionworks   Nov-27-11 11:53 PM   #6 
  - Thanks, but no thanks. Things will change over the winter, but OWS  kestrel91316   Nov-28-11 12:00 AM   #7 
  - +1000!!!  FirstLight   Nov-28-11 12:38 AM   #8 
  - I am dreaming  unionworks   Nov-28-11 12:40 AM   #10 
  - When the snow melts in Los Angeles? Did you really type that?  Bluenorthwest   Nov-28-11 08:23 AM   #29 
     - please read comment 11  unionworks   Nov-28-11 10:51 AM   #32 
  - I was down at City Hall tonight. The parking spots on the streets close to the Parker Ctr around  JDPriestly   Nov-28-11 12:38 AM   #9 
  - Folks on scene reported ICE vans and DHS. And 2000 cops reportedly massing  kestrel91316   Nov-28-11 01:12 AM   #12 
     - Why they gotta be so freaking brutal?  tblue   Nov-28-11 02:15 AM   #16 
  - Villaraigosa will have ample time to kiss my remote.  EFerrari   Nov-28-11 01:10 AM   #11 
  - Sounds like a lot of BS to me.  pam4water   Nov-28-11 01:30 AM   #13 
  - LAPD is on the way.  UnrepentantLiberal   Nov-28-11 01:54 AM   #14 
  - keep us informed  unionworks   Nov-28-11 02:08 AM   #15 
  - I'm not there.  UnrepentantLiberal   Nov-28-11 02:18 AM   #18 
  - Please let them be safe. Don't hurt them please!!!!!!!  tblue   Nov-28-11 02:17 AM   #17 
     - take it easy, TB  unionworks   Nov-28-11 02:53 AM   #21 
  - Live streams.  UnrepentantLiberal   Nov-28-11 02:25 AM   #19 
  - thank you  unionworks   Nov-28-11 02:33 AM   #20 
     - Did you try installing ustream?  UnrepentantLiberal   Nov-28-11 04:40 AM   #27 
        - done!  unionworks   Nov-28-11 10:45 AM   #31 
  - nothing happening  unionworks   Nov-28-11 03:38 AM   #23 
  - Occupy LA protesters say Villaraigosa will have "ample time" to go fuck himself  DRoseDARs   Nov-28-11 04:02 AM   #24 
  - installed ustream  unionworks   Nov-28-11 04:20 AM   #25 
  - my guess  unionworks   Nov-28-11 04:36 AM   #26 
  - Just reported:  Le Taz Hot   Nov-28-11 07:41 AM   #28 
  - And now the world knows the truth about the mayor of Los Angeles.  Fire Walk With Me   Nov-28-11 08:44 AM   #30 
     - I take it  unionworks   Nov-28-11 10:58 AM   #33 
     - Los Angeles, and thanks but no...I'm disabled and last night bravely ran away away.  Fire Walk With Me   Nov-28-11 02:46 PM   #35 
        - even more heroic  unionworks   Nov-28-11 05:08 PM   #36 
        - Firewalk  unionworks   Nov-28-11 06:28 PM   #37 
     - A hero  unionworks   Nov-28-11 11:02 AM   #34 
 

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