Labor: 1910

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Fresno police revoke the IWW’s permit to conduct street meetings after IWW member Elmer Shean is arrested for trying to recruit members on a Fresno street. Wobblies respond by descending on Fresno, getting arrested for street corner orations, and filling the jails.

Los Angeles Bridge and Structural Iron Workers go on strike. At the prompting of business leaders, the city council passes an anti-picketing ordinance.

A bomb destroys the Los Angeles Times building, owned by anti-union publisher Harrison Gray Otis.