In a crowd of almost 8,500 immigrant-rights activists at MacArthur Park Thursday, the police stood out as the proverbial elephant in the room. May 1 last year, the park was the scene of what William Bratton, Los Angeles Police Department Chief, referred to in an interview with National Public Radio as an embarrassing scene.
I chop it up line by line. The high is unsurpassable. It’s production day in the Roundup newsroom at Pierce College and we’re into our twelfth hour. The rush of seeing our final product on newsstands keeps us going more than the 16.ozs of sugar we’ve downed with a side of coffee.
After a rainy day at Pierce College, clouds seemed to part ways for students to enjoy the last lunar eclipse until 2010 tonight, just before night classes began. While teachers began preparing for the night’s lecture and students walked to class from crowded parking lots, everyone seemed to be looking up at the phenomenon.