[46], On June 2, around 300 protesters marched from 47th Street East and Avenue S down to 25th Street where the crowd appeared to triple in size. The protest was kid-friendly, and its goal was to educate kids about racism. “There always has to be a progressive move to do something that hasn’t been done, then the cities will follow.”. On June 2 and June 3, hundreds of protesters marched in Calabasas in temperatures exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit to support racial justice. Looting and vandalism occurred in the surrounding area as the crowd broke up. (Staff photo by Pierce Singgih/SCNG), Irma Zamorano, an El Monte resident, wants a stronger eviction moratorium. According to police, some arrests were made and the crowd largely dispersed by 9:30 p.m.[29], On June 1, speakers at a protest in El Monte said "All lives matter" instead of "Black lives matter", which caused many people to go onto social media to criticize the speakers. They also set off fireworks which hit several buildings. ", "Prosecute killer cops", and "I can't breathe." [citation needed], On May 31, hundreds of protesters showed up to condemn police brutality on Ocean Avenue in Long Beach. El Monte. in Journalism in 2019 from Biola University, where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Chimes Newspaper. [16], On June 1, over 100 protesters in Claremont gathered at the corner of Indian Hill Boulevard and Foothill Boulevard at 3:00 p.m. [64], On June 4, a few hundred people gathered at a rally at Sierra Vista Park in Sierra Madre, which included speeches and a sing-along commemorating Floyd's death. The Times endorses one incumbent and three newcomers for the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees. [60] Numerous buildings were also vandalized, looted and burned along Santa Monica Boulevard, with the most visible destruction being at the site of the popular Japanese-themed restaurant Sake House. South El Monte Help Center; General Municipal Election NOVEMBER 3, 2020 . [28], On July 25, the LAPD declared a tactical alert in response to reports of vandalism, including broken windows and graffiti, at the federal courthouse amid downtown protests reportedly in solidarity against the deployment of federal agents in Portland, Oregon. (Staff photo by Pierce Singgih/SCNG), Jonathan Hawes, a former El Monte City Clerk, protests in front of City Hall for a stricter eviction moratorium. [58], On May 28, at 3:00 p.m., protesters gather at Santa Monica Police Station at 333 Olympic Dr. curfew. However, some activists want more protections from the city’s approach. [50], On June 6, hundreds of protesters gathered at a Black Lives Matter rally to denounce police violence against black people and to stamp out systemic racism in Pasadena. When do we want it? Activists say the current moratorium doesn’t do enough to protect renters. This photo appeared in the Jan. 13, 1972, Los Angeles Times. Two others were arrested for felonious assault, police said.