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500 National Guard Personnel will Join the LAPD to Protect the Community from Violence and Looting
May 31, 2020
Garcetti explained that the small percentage of people who are causing destruction, are hi-jacking a moment and movement and re-directing the focus away from the cause. Tactics and strategies are geared to maintain order, further measures have been taken to gain control over the violence happening across the city. ... read more »
Column: A glimpse into my first violent protest
May 31, 2020
I felt the shifty eyes of the white residents of Beverly Hills on my back. I get it. The sound of rubber bullets being deployed a block away were very much evident from the Black Lives Matter protest gone violent Saturday afternoon. ... read more »
State of Emergency and curfew declared in LA amidst ongoing protests
May 31, 2020
Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in Los Angeles as protestors and police clashed during a protest Saturday. Earlier in the afternoon, LAPD police cars were set on fire and vandalized near the CBS Television City on Fairfax Ave. and 3rd Street. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayor Pleads for George Floyd Protests to ‘Take a Step Back’ due to Violent Acts in L.A. over 300 arrested
May 30, 2020
Saturday, May 30, thousands came together in protest, closing the L.A. streets from Fairfax all the way through 3rd street, as the aftermath from the current murder of George Floyd by police hand in Minneapolis. Garcetti reiterated what he said yesterday, acknowledging the injustice of police brutality within the Black Community and pleaded with all residents to keep a level head while fighting for peace. ... read more »
GALLERY: Los Angeles protest George Floyd killing
May 30, 2020
Photo gallery of Los Angeles George Floyd killing protest. Saturday, May 30, 2020 ... read more / view gallery »
L.A. Police Face More Mass Demonstrations After Friday’s Violence
May 30, 2020
Police were out in force across Los Angeles today, trying to hold the peace amid multiple protests tied to the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, as Mayor Eric Garcetti announced an overnight curfew for an area downtown Los Angeles. ... read more »
L.A. Prepares for More Demonstrations After Friday’s Violence
May 30, 2020
Police were planning for another challenging day today after multiple businesses were looted and hundreds of protesters arrested Friday night in downtown Los Angeles, amid demonstrations against police brutality following the in-custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on Monday. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayor Acknowledges the Murder of George Floyd
May 29, 2020
Protection is the number one priority, as Los Angeles glides into a new sense of reality. Before the mayor began his briefing on COVID-19, he acknowledged the murder of George Floyd. An African American man from Minnesota, killed by a Minneapolis Police Officer on May 25. The police officer was kneeling on Floyd’s neck with all of his weight, suffocating Floyd to death. ... read more »
Hair Salons, Barbershops, and Dine-in Services are Approved to be Open Immediately; Los Angeles Enters Phase Two of COVID-19 Recovery
May 29, 2020
Today hair salons and barbershops can start opening for in-person appointments. The decision was based on upholding the basic requirements of hospital stability, testing capacity, and integrated social distancing health orders specific to each sector. Los Angeles is ranked to be in the advance stages of phase two of the states Resiliency Roadmap. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayor Commemorates First Shipment of N95 Masks from Honeywell 24-Million Mask Deal
May 28, 2020
Thursday, May 28, marks the preliminary arrival of N95 masks from the 24-million inventory deal with Honeywell. Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti commemorated the day by speaking at the allocation center where the masks are housed. ... read more »
L.A. Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson to Host Veterans Grocery Giveaway
May 28, 2020
Attendees are required to wear face coverings and observe 6 feet of social distancing guidelines at all times. ... read more »
California Launches CalMoneySmart Program Based on Bradford Bill
May 28, 2020
The California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) announced the launch of CalMoneySmart. This $4 million grant program was set in motion by SB 455, introduced by Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) in 2019, which created the California Financial Empowerment Fund to remove financial barriers and improve monetary security.  ... read more »
A Privacy Bill Kobe Bryant’s Death Inspired Moves Forward
May 28, 2020
On May 20, the California Assembly Public Safety Committee approved a bill that would make it illegal for first responders to take pictures or record video of a deceased person at the scene of an accident or crime. ... read more »
L.A. Faith Leaders Decline to Reopen Local Churches on May 31
May 28, 2020
Although the California Department of Public Health announced the statewide reopening of places of worship on May 25, L.A.-area faith leaders are not rushing to resume religious services on Sunday, May 31. ... read more »
The State of Re-Entry in South Los Angeles
May 28, 2020
In response to public outcry about the safety of low-level offenders during this Coronavirus pandemic, thousands of men and women are being released and re-entering our communities from prisons and jails. They face all of the traditional barriers to re-entry and are forced to navigate a world devastated by COVID-19. ... read more »
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