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.