George Floyd Protests in CA: What you need to know
In Los Angeles:
Los Angeles County M.T.A stoped all bus and rail service until Sunday at 5:30 a.m.
LA Mayor Eric Garcetti called for a city-wide curfew and Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in Los Angeles county and activated the National Guard to provide help to police after two days of rioting.
Between 500 and 700 troops were requested for the city, while another 500 were summoned for Los Angeles County, per KTLA
Protesters in L.A's Fairfax district escalated quickly, with stores at the Grove vandalized and looted, per L.A Times.
Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Culver City, Pasadena, and Santa Monica also instituted a curfew starting from 8 p.m. Saturday to 5:30 a.m. Sunday.
+500 people have been arrested
Read Mayor Eric Garcetti's Curfew Order:
In Santa Ana:
Santa Ana police say it began operations at about 8 p.m. at the intersection of McFadden Ave and Bristol Street. There are videos online of police using tear gas on demonstrators, per the L.A Times.
Local law enforcement and Sheriff’s deputies were dressed in riot gear and claim 400+ protesters were in attendance, per the O.C Voice.
Santa Ana police confirmed reports of looting.
In Long Beach:
There are barricades across L.B.P.D headquarters
LBPD spokesperson, Lt. James Richardson told MTLB, that the LBPD is on a "modified tactical alert and has not requested assistance from the National Guard."