Police Saturday called for a citywide tactical alert as hundreds gathered for two demonstrations in Leimert Park to protest the not guilty verdict of George Zimmerman in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Police in riot gear dispersed about 500 skateboarding fans who turned out for a free movie premiere at the Vine Theatre.
Police clashed with scores of demonstrators Thursday evening downtown near ArtWalk LA, leaving at least one officer injured.
“The Hunger Games” is still the first item on the menu for movie fans, taking in $61.1 million to remain the No. 1 film in its second weekend.