Changes implemented at this weekend’s U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach will hopefully deter the rioting and vandalism that marred last year’s event.
A popular spring break celebration near the University of California, Santa Barbara campus turned violent Saturday, prompting officers to release tear gas into crowds.
Huntington Beach Police Wednesday announced the arrest of a suspect they said committed arson during the post US Open of Surfing disturbance.
Bicycle salesman Bert Etheredge locked down the shop where he works and sent customers and co-workers into a back room when he saw a raucous mob moving up the main street of a California beach town after a popular surf contest.
LAPD Commander Dennis Kato described Wednesday night’s riot as a “flashmob”.
Students at a high school in Victorville said violent fights have been breaking out between African-Americans and Latinos for the past two days.
Anaheim police say they have finally restored order Wednesday morning following a violent protest that led to property damage and several arrests overnight.
Amid a national debate over the Trayvon Martin case, most LA residents are upbeat about race relations in the city.
A Los Angeles man faces charges in connection with last month’s riot on Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue.