City seal courtesy of Long Beach

The California National Guard was deployed to Long Beach to help the Long Beach Police Department restore order after an overnight curfew was imposed following a protest downtown that turned into looting.

At the request of the City and County of Los Angeles, California Governor Newsom declared a State of Emergency in Los Angeles County, allowing the deployment.

Lakewood

Lakewood Connect sent out an alert:

Sheriffs made arrests quickly for commercial looting in Lakewood and are handling the issue. Please stay home.

There is a countywide curfew in effect this evening (May 31) from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.

If you are out and traveling home, please do so directly.

Lakewood’s Sheriff personnel are fully deployed. Lakewood’s primary and reserve Sky Knight helicopters are up and watching the city. Lakewood City Council and city staff are fully engaged.

The city will provide updates as necessary. Stay home and stay safe.

Huntington Beach

In Huntington Beach, a protest at Main and Pacific Coast Highway was declared unlawful after protestors blocked traffic on PCH.

Santa Ana

In Santa Ana, a protest downtown was declared unlawful after objects were thrown and a crowd seemed to threaten the headquarters of the Orange County Sheriff.

Anaheim

Costa Mesa

The City of Costa Mesa has also declared a curfew:

Irvine

In Irvine, a peaceful protest and no curfew:

1 Comment

  1. Looters are disgracing the name of George Floyd and all black people. No honorable Blacks nor any other honorables are looting. LOOTERS ARE TAKING AWAY THE RIGHT FOR PEACEFUL FOLKS TO PROTEST. SHOOT THE LOOTERS ESPECIALLY THE OUT-OF-TOWNERS!

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