LA City Council Slashes LAPD Funding By $150MA portion of the money would be used to limit the furlough of municipal employees. The rest of the money saved would be invested in underserved areas and communities of color.
Demonstrators Call For Closure Of Carson Nail Shop After Social Media Post Compared George Floyd To Coronavirus, Said He Received KarmaDemonstrators gathered outside a Carson nail salon on Saturday in a petition to close the business following a social media post comparing George Floyd to the coronavirus, saying he got karma, and other comments.
LA City Council Moves Forward With LAPD Budget Cuts Proposed By Black Lives Matter CoalitionThe committee voted to send the proposed cuts to the full council, which will consider directing city staff to compile a report that would examine how the reductions could be made without impacting basic policing services.
Man Arrested In San Bernardino Gas Station Looting Which Was Livestreamed OnlineThe suspect also ransacked a Wienerschnitzel restaurant. The entire incident was allegedly posted to Facebook Live.
3 Calif. Police Unions Unveil National Reform Agenda To Improve PolicingThree powerful California police unions, including the Los Angeles Police Protective League, have unveiled a national reform agenda they hope improves the relationship between officers and the communities they serve.
Police Investigate Video Of Truck Driving Through Ventura ProtestersPolice are asking anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.
UCLA Professor On Leave After Students Blast Response To Request To Postpone Final Exam As 'Woefully Racist'A longtime UCLA professor has been placed on leave after facing backlash over his response to a student's request to postpone the final exam for African American students, considering the impact of George Floyd's death.
HBO Max Backtracks On 'Gone with the Wind' Move, Will Offer Commentary On Racist UndertonesA spokesperson for HBO Max says the film would eventually return to their streaming catalog with additional content that would contextualize the film's controversial historical depictions.
Long Beach Police Ban Controversial Carotid RestraintThe carotid hold applies pressure to the sides of the neck, cutting off blood flow. Its intended to make a combative person momentarily unconscious.
New Silver Lake Installation A Tribute To Black Americans Gunned Down By PoliceIt has more than one hundred people listed so far on a chain link fence which circles the reservoir, along its 2.2-mile loop trail.
Santa Ana Police Suspend Use Of Carotid RestraintSeveral local agencies have also suspended use of the controversial maneuver, including Pasadena and El Monte.
'People Aren't Going To Be Able To Receive Their Medication': Van Nuys Pharmacy Owner Speaks Out After LootingA family-owned pharmacy in Van Nuys is sharing the story of how they're recovering after becoming the target of looting during unrest last week over the death of George Floyd.
Looters Steal 29 Guns From Santa Monica Big 5 StoreThe burglary occurred on May 31, the same night that several other businesses were looted and vandalized amid the George Floyd protests.
20,000 People Protest In Hollywood, Smaller Groups March Throughout LA And Orange CountiesApproximately 20,000 protesters speaking out against racism and police brutality marched at Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue in Hollywood on Sunday. Smaller demonstrations were held across other parts of LA County and Orange County.
Pasadena Police Ending 'Carotid Hold' That Blocks Blood FlowThe Pasadena Police Department said it will no longer use the carotid restraint control hold while making arrests.