Occupy PMC Meets a Candidate

  • Fifteen people and two small dogs in sweaters occupied the road into Pine Mountain on Saturday, Feb. 4. The group was joined by Laura Molina, a candidate for the new 25th U.S. Congressional District which covers Neenach in the Western Antelope Valley as well as L.A. County east and south. Molina says she is a genuine &quotOccupy Candidate."[Hedlund photo]

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    Fifteen people and two small dogs in sweaters occupied the road into Pine Mountain on Saturday, Feb. 4. The group was joined by Laura Molina, a candidate for the new 25th U.S. Congressional District which covers Neenach in the Western Antelope Valley as well as L.A. County east and south. Molina says she is a genuine "Occupy Candidate."[Hedlund photo]

  • Mindy Moffat began the local group after visiting Occupy L.A. It has greeted motorists on Mil Potrero Highway for over two months, every Saturday morning (9 a.m.-noon) and Sunday afternoon (noon-2:30 p.m.).

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    Mindy Moffat began the local group after visiting Occupy L.A. It has greeted motorists on Mil Potrero Highway for over two months, every Saturday morning (9 a.m.-noon) and Sunday afternoon (noon-2:30 p.m.).

  • Candidate Laura Molina (in red cap) talks with Occupy demonstrators. Laura Molina says if California got back more of what is sent to Washington D.C. in federal taxes, that money could help this state fund its schools.[Hedlund photo]

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    Candidate Laura Molina (in red cap) talks with Occupy demonstrators. Laura Molina says if California got back more of what is sent to Washington D.C. in federal taxes, that money could help this state fund its schools.[Hedlund photo]

  • Occupy demonstrators wave, hold signs and count honks in a friendly tail-gate party, tea and cookies spirit.[Hedlund photo]

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    Occupy demonstrators wave, hold signs and count honks in a friendly tail-gate party, tea and cookies spirit.[Hedlund photo]

  • Candidate Laura Molina is running for U.S. Congress in the newly created 25th Congressional District which covers Neenach in the Western Antelope Valley as well as L.A. County east and south. She said she likes to come out to support Occupy demonstrators throughout the area.

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    Candidate Laura Molina is running for U.S. Congress in the newly created 25th Congressional District which covers Neenach in the Western Antelope Valley as well as L.A. County east and south. She said she likes to come out to support Occupy demonstrators throughout the area.

Notes and photos by Patric Hedlund

Fifteen people and two small dogs in sweaters occupied the road into Pine Mountain on Saturday, Feb. 4. The group was joined by Laura Molina, a candidate for the new 25th U.S. Congressional District which covers Neenach in the Western Antelope Valley as well as L.A. County east (into Lancaster) and south. Molina says she is a genuine “Occupy Candidate.”

Mindy Moffat began the local group after visiting Occupy L.A. It has greeted motorists on Mil Potrero Highway for over two months, every Saturday morning (9 a.m.-noon) and Sunday afternoon (noon-2:30 p.m.).They wave, hold signs and count honks, in a friendly tail-gate party, tea and cookies spirit.

Laura Molina says if California got more back of what is sent to Washington D.C. in federal taxes, that money could help the state fund its schools.

This is part of the February 17, 2012 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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