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Thousands march to LA County’s Hall of Justice to confront DA Jackie Lacey

Thousands of protesters in Los Angeles Wednesday converged at the office of District Attorney Jackie Lacey, demanding that she step down in light of decisions not to prosecute officers involved in police abuse cases. Chants of “Jackie Lacey must go” echoed among the marchers as they filled the street in front of the Hall of Justice, not far from City Hall. Another massive growd of demonstrators had gathered for an eighth straight day in Grand Park, at what has become the epicenter of L.A.’s civi...
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LA Public Works crews collect hundreds of tons of trash, remove graffiti after protests

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Department of Public Works said Wednesday that its staff and hundreds of volunteers collected nearly 400 tons of trash between Friday and Tuesday, after protests against police brutality. “As we continue to provide services and support during a global pandemic, I’m proud of the dedicated members of our Department of Public Works family, who have once again stepped up and acted swiftly to aid in the city’s emergency efforts,” said Los Angeles Board of Public Works Pr...
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LA city leaders call for cutting police funding amid protests against police brutality

With calls to reduce police spending circulating among protesters who have taken to the streets to protest police brutality, several powerful Los Angeles city leaders on Wednesday called for the scaling back of the Los Angeles Police Department budget. Council President Nury Martinez and four other members of the 15-person City Council are calling for the police department budget to be slashed by between $100 million and $150 million. This proposal comes as the council has been under pressure fr...
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Garcetti, LA city leaders call for cutting police funding amid protests against police brutality

With calls to reduce police spending circulating among protesters who have taken to the streets to protest police brutality, several powerful Los Angeles city leaders on Wednesday called for the scaling back of the Los Angeles Police Department budget. Mayor Eric Garcetti announced in his briefing that he has called on top city budget advisers to find $250 million in cuts to the city budget, “so we can invest in jobs, and health and education and healing.” Police Commission President Eileen Deck...
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Curfews scaled back in Southern California as protests remain peaceful

Los Angeles County and cities throughout Southern California pushed back their curfews to 9 p.m. Wednesday, the latest so far since officials declared a state of emergency May 30 in response to violent protests. The decision came a day after the Los Angeles Police Department and the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department praised protesters for their peaceful conduct throughout the day on Tuesday. Some, such as Hemet and Riverside County, ended curfews entirely. Others continued even stricter curfews, ...
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Dozens arrested in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday night after day of peaceful protests

A day of peaceful protests in downtown Los Angeles that drew thousands on Tuesday, June 2, ended for dozens of demonstrators in arrests on Broadway between 4th and 5th streets and some others in surrounding blocks. At least one person was injured. Los Angeles police officers fired rubber bullets as dozens entered an apartment building seeking refuge with the help of one of the residents it appeared who opened the door. One of the hard rubber bullet rounds struck a homeless man in a wheelchair ri...
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LA pizza shop weathers pandemic, takes beating from looters

By CHRISTOPHER WEBER LOS ANGELES (AP) — After his Los Angeles pizza shop was crippled for two months by the coronavirus pandemic, Bobby Alt reopened Saturday excited to finally dish out slices to customers in person. By the time he closed for the night, he feared the worst for his little business. A largely peaceful protest earlier in the day, which had delivered a steady flow of hungry customers, had given way to unruly groups of vandals tagging and breaking into businesses in the upscale Bever...
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White House tweets, then deletes, false claim that Sherman Oaks Chabad barrier were bricks placed by antifa

The White House Twitter account posted and then deleted a tweet Wednesday that falsely claimed antifa had placed bricks outside the Chabad of Sherman Oaks to incite looting and violence near protests over the death of George Floyd. The video, which has since been deleted, showed a months-old security barrier that was erected outside the synagogue in the wake of the deadly antisemitic shooting at the Chabad of Poway in April of last year. The barriers are meant to protect worshipers from antisemi...
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National Guard protects Westfield mall in Culver City

CULVER CITY — The National Guard was stationed Wednesday at the Westfield Culver City mall, which police say has been been targeted by potential looters in recent nights. By early afternoon, 25 National Guard servicemembers were providing security to the mall, which has been an apparent target for would-be vandals and thieves, with up to 100 cars circling the shopping center each of the past several evenings, according to Culver City’s City Manager John Nachbar. The National Guard patrols th...
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Newsom lands in LA as protests continue in wake of George Floyd death

Gov. Gavin Newsom rolled into Los Angeles on Wednesday, June 3, as protests continued to roil the region and a nation shaken by the death of a black unarmed man at the hands of a white Minneapolis police officer. As part of the visit, Newsom was in Leimert Park, where he visited businesses such as Hot and Cool Cafe, and met with local leaders, including L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas and State Sen. Holly Mitchell. Related links Newsom declares state of emergency for LA County Cu...
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Cornyn calls on Justice Department to release report on FBI’s handling of Nassar case

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) is calling on the Justice Department’s inspector general to release his report on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s handling of its investigation into former U.S. Olympic and USA Gymnastics women’s national team physician Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse of young gymnasts. Cornyn in a letter to Michael Horowitz, the inspector general, Tuesday said he is “deeply concerned about evidence of the FBI’s lack of urgency” in investigating allegations against Nassar in ...
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Author Jim Ruland’s ‘Do What You Want’ offers all-access look at punk band Bad Religion

Author Jim Ruland is fascinated by the history of punk rock in Southern California. The area is the birthplace of noteworthy acts including X, Minutemen, Descendents, Social Distortion, Adolescents, The Germs, The Vandals, Black Flag, Circle Jerks and Bad Religion. “The story of Southern California punk rock and the way that it took hold here in ways that it maybe didn’t in other places like New York or London that have more infamous scenes … it’s interesting,” Ruland said during a recent phone ...
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'MARCH WITH US' — Keke Palmer brings armed National Guard members to their knees during LA protest in viral video

Her name is Keke Palmer. She is amazing. She's an actor in Los Angeles, and an activist. Watch the entire video. Watch all of this. — Gadi Schwartz (@GadiNBC) June 2, 2020 “Control this area?” Keke Palmer asked the guardsman. “What is it to control, man? March with us. It would send a huge message if we just march. Just march with us. March the whole round with us.” The National Guard member's name is Koenig. She literally brings a group of Guardsmen to their ...
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Coronavirus rebound: Irvine’s Great Park home sales back to ‘normal velocity’

Overhead view of Rise Park, the Great Park Neighborhoods’ sixth new-home community in Irvine (Courtesy: Five Point Holdings) Pool at Rise Park, the Great Park Neighborhoods’ sixth new-home community in Irvine (Courtesy: Five Point Holdings) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Overhead view of Rise Park’s pool, the Great Park Neighborhoods’ sixth new-home community in Irvine (Courtesy: Five Point Holdings) Show Caption of Expand Homebuying at Irvine’s hig...
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How this East LA singer’s mariachi roots grew into Latinx alternative sounds

Inspired by her mariachi father, bilingual singer/songwriter Nancy Sanchez was raised on the sounds of the traditional Mexican music, starting her career as a teenager playing in a mariachi band. And while her latest album, “La Gran Civilización,” has firm mariachi roots, it’s anything but traditional as the 33-year-old musician produces a vibrant tapestry of pop, jazz, hip-hop, son Cubano, bossa nova and cumbia and her own take on a popular 1970s disco hit. “If I had to put a label on it I thin...
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Bad Religion’s Greg Graffin talks about the band’s 40 years of punk rock

This was set to be a big year for Bad Religion. The San Fernando Valley-based punk rock band had plans to commemorate its 40th anniversary, but the coronavirus global pandemic forced the cancellation of its 2020 global jaunt. As well, this year marks anniversaries for three of Bad Religion’s biggest albums: Its 1990 album “Against the Grain” turns 30, 2000’s “The New America” turns 20 and 2010’s “The Dissent of Man” celebrates its 10th anniversary. “We’ve always done something important in the y...
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U.S. protesters, angry at Floyd's death, defy curfew but violence subsides

On the same steps where civil rights activist Martin Luther King delivered "I have a dream" the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC featured a wall of US National Guard troops on Tuesday (June 2). The soldiers stood in rows on the steps, some wearing military police vests, barricading one of the nation's most iconic monuments. A group of protesters had marched toward the monument calling for justice after the death of black man George Floyd and other victims of police...
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LA Protesters Detained In Cruelly Ironic Location

The site honors "an icon of the long and unfinished struggle for Black freedom," an outraged professor wrote.
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Tear gas deployed in Atlanta, protesters arrested in NYC and LA, while 10,000 take to the streets in Portland

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Another day of protests in Southern California marked by calm

Another day of protest in Southern California opened Tuesday morning with a moment of solidarity as officers outside of the Los Angeles Police Department’s headquarters knelt with protesters. The ministers, pastors and priests in attendance at the rally said it was important to remain peaceful and that the actions of rioters were not helping their cause. “We cannot allow this moment to go by without all of you understanding that we are here in the spirit of George Floyd,” said the Rev. K.W. Tull...
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LAPD SUV with 4 officers crashes into Studio City Coffee Bean

A Los Angeles Police Department SUV carrying four officers crashed into a Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in Studio City Monday night, with two officers hospitalized with minor injuries. A car accidentally cut off the police vehicle, and the SUV swerved to avoid hitting the car, instead crashing into the coffee shop at 12501 Ventura Blvd. near Whitsett Avenue, about 7:40 p.m., officials said. The crash remained under investigation. An LAPD SUV carrying four officers Monday, June 1, 2020, swerved to a...
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Police officers kneel with church leaders at peaceful demonstration in Downtown L.A. Tuesday

Los Angeles police officers knelt with demonstrators near LAPD headquarters in Downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday morning to show solidarity during a rally led by more than 100 church leaders from the African American community. Related Articles Biden blasts Trump’s ‘narcissism’ in new phase of campaign Curfews in place Tuesday night for these Southern California cities, counties Venice protesters demand justice for George ...
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Thousands march in Hollywood, where they say ‘the looting has nothing to do with us’

Thousands joined in chants of “Black Lives Matters” on Tuesday, June 2, as protests began anew in Hollywood, a night after marches and looting in the famous L.A. district. By shortly before noon, hundreds of people, carrying signs of protest — “All Lives Matter,” “I Can’t Breathe!” “No Justice No Peace” – marched, joining what has become a regionwide, and national demand for justice in the wake of the death of George Floyd — a 46-year-old black man who died after being arrested by a Minneapolis ...
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TV reporter tries to stop LA police arresting black store owners and good Samaritans instead of looters

Police arrested black business owners and good Samaritans who were defending a neighbouring store from alleged looters, despite a reporter’s pleas.The arrest was broadcast live on Fox 11 as reporter Christina Gonzalez described the situation unfolding on the street outside a Van Nuys, Los Angeles, liquor store on Monday.
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George Floyd protest begins anew Monday afternoon in Downtown LA

Protester on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall in Los Angeles, Monday, June 1, 2020. The protest was in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis by former police officer Derek Chauvin one week ago. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Chelsea Saldana, Sun Valley, protests on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall in Los Angeles, Monday, June 1, 2020. The protest was in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis by former police officer Derek Chauvi...
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KLOS 95.5 axes Frosty Stilwell from Frosty, Heidi & Frank Show

Frosty Stilwell, who KLOS-FM/95.5 furloughed in March, is now permanently out of his job at the station, according to a social media post by Stilwell on Monday. “Yes it is true,” Stilwell wrote on Facebook to announce he would not return to the Frosty, Heidi & Frank Show. “Sadly, management at KLOS has terminated me and I am no longer on the show. “It is now the Heidi & Frank Show, and I hope you will continue to give them your support,” he continued. “Don’t blame them, they had no say in this. ...
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Casey Wasserman calls on LA 28 staff to help transform community

Sunday afternoon with many of the nation’s cities, including Los Angeles, on fire and in shambles in the aftermath of George Floyd’s alleged murder by a Minneapolis police officer, Casey Wasserman, the chairman of LA28, the local organizing committee for the Olympic Games, called on his staff to become more involved, saying they had the chance to transform the community in a positive way. Wasserman sent articles, links and information from leading African American activists and organizations to ...
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The Secret, Absurd World Of Coronavirus Mask Traders And Middlemen Trying To Get Rich Off Government Money

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. It was 10 p.m. on a Tuesday, and I was watching footage of secret stockpiles of N95 masks, so-called proof-of-life videos sent to me by strangers, when Tim, the juicer salesman, called. “My name is Tim, and I heard you’re looking into VPL,” the man said in a squeaky, nervous timbre. “I distanced myself from ...
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‘We were worried’: Downtown LA businesses – damaged and not – fear more violence

Shellshocked Downtown Los Angeles business owners got back to work Monday, albeit with frayed nerves and concern as a new curfew was imposed on the county after a weekend of protests that turned into looting. It was something of brief a return back to normal on Monday in L.A.’s Jewelry District — with some exceptions, and some nervousness. Even as residents walked the streets or rode their bikes, they’re now wearing masks as the threat of the coronavirus continues to loom. Many businesses boarde...
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