LIST: Protests Continue Across SoCal, Nation with 'Trump/Pence Out Now' Theme

Ameera Butt
June 05, 2020 - 5:25 pm
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Ongoing protests are continuing this weekend across the nation sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.

Trump/Pence Out Now Sign KNX

Officials in Washington, D.C., are expecting some o the largest demonstration yet to take place Saturaday, with tens of thousands expected to arrive.  

According to the Washington Post, researchers say demonstrations over the last few days are historic; having included 650 cities across the country. 

Rallies are also planned near the Trump golf club in Doral, Fla.; in front of Philadelphia’s famed art museum; outside Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz’s official residence; and in many lesser-known places, from Collegeville, Pa., to Poquoson, Va.

Other planned protests in Los Angeles County include:

-- 10 a.m., the USC Black Alumni Association will march in support of Black Lives Matter. The march begins at Jefferson Boulevard and McClintock Avenue, near the USC Village. Participants must wear a mask and be prepared to socially distance. Attendees were asked to remain peaceful and not attempt to destroy or vandalize;

-- 10 a.m., a peaceful youth protest in support of Black Lives Matter is scheduled at 4946 Balboa Boulevard, near Moorpark Street, in Encino;

-- 10 a.m., the NAACP and members of Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Division will march from the police station, 2175 John S. Gibson Blvd., in San Pedro to Councilman Joe Busciano's office at 638 S. Beacon St.;

-- 10 a.m., a peaceful protest at King Hall at Cal State LA. Masks and social distancing required;

- 11 a.m., protesters will march from Porter Ranch Drive and Rinaldi Street to Harvest Street near Van Norman Park;

-- 11 a.m., a peaceful protest against police violence in front of the LAPD's West Valley station, located at 19020 Vanowen Street;

-- 11 a.m. a march and demonstration for George Floyd begins at Bonita and Carson streets in Carson and will proceed to the steps of City Hall. Attendees are asked to wear a mask

-- Noon, Black Lives Matter will hold a protest at Figueroa Street and Pacific Coast Highway in Wilmington;

-- Noon, a peaceful protest against police brutality and racial injustice on the steps of Pasadena City Hall, 100 Garfield Ave. Protesters are asked to wear masks and practice social distancing;

-- Noon, a demonstration of solidarity with Black Lives Matter is scheduled at Liberty Park, 3700 Wilshire Blvd., in Koreatown. Masks are required and social distancing is recommended;

-- Noon, a protest in Hollywood near Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street;

-- Noon, a protest outside ICM Partners Building, 10250 Constellation Ave., in Century City. Protesters must wear a mask and practice social distancing;

-- Noon, a Justice for Breonna Taylor rally at Pan Pacific Park, 7600 Beverly Blvd.;

-- Noon, bicyclists will participate in a Ride for Justice for George Floyd in Leimert Park. A a specific location was not announced;

-- 1 p.m., Black Lives Matter will protest at 3331 Torrance Blvd., near Torrance City Hall. Protesters are asked to wear a mask;

-- 1 p.m., a Black Lives Matter rally and march begins at the San Gabriel Library, 500 S. Del Mar Ave., and will continue through the city of San Gabriel;

-- 2 p.m., Black Lives Matter will protest at Artesia and Crenshaw boulevards in Torrance. Protesters must bring a mask and are asked to remain peaceful;

-- 2 p.m., the ICNA Council for Social Justice will hold a rally outside the Federal Building, 11000 Wilshire Blvd., in West Los Angeles. Masks and gloves are required;

-- 4 p.m., a We Need a Change protest is scheduled at Lancaster City Hall, 44933 Fern Ave.

Scheduled protests in Orange County include:

-- 9 a.m., a march from University High School, 4771 Campus Drive, in Irvine to Northwood High School, 4515 Portola Parkway;

-- 9 a.m., a paddle out at the Huntington Beach Pier;

-- Noon, a protest scheduled at Commonwealth and Highland avenues, near the Fullerton Community Center;

-- Noon, a rally outside the Placentia Police Department at 401 E. Chapman Ave.;

-- 2 p.m., protesters will march from Newport Beach High School, 600 Irvine Ave. to Back Bay;

-- 2 p.m., a rally is planned for Chaparral Park, 1770 W. Broadway, in Anaheim;

-- 3:30 p.m., a march in Costa Mesa will begin at Schiffer Park, on Bear Street, south of the San Diego (405) Freeway;

-- 4 p.m., a rally at Westminster Park, 14402 Magnolia St.;

-- 4 p.m., a rally at El Toro and Trabuco roads.

Here's a list and images from protests that took place around SoCal in the last 12 days: 

ARCADIA STUDENT PROTEST

DOWNTOWN LA 

VENICE BEACH 

OUTSIDE MAYOR'S HOUSE 

BURBANK 

DOWNTOWN LA AND HOLLYWOOD 

ANAHEIM

OUTSIDE MAYOR'S HOUSE 

HOLLYWOOD

DOWNTOWN LA

VENICE

AFTERMATH

Meanwhile, hundreds of people were arrested in Hollywood after more violence and looting spread across the city.

Four LAPD officers were injured and a group of looters stormed a Rite Aid on Sunset Blvd.

A Van Nuys cell phone store, on Van Nuys Blvd, was hit by looters overnight. And a Walgreens at Sherman Way was vandalized.

HOLLYWOOD

VAN NUYS

WEST SIDE

SANTA MONICA

As of mid Sunday afternoon, looting had occurred at a Citibank as well as Amazon trucks being looted in Santa Monica, according to various Twitter reports.

There is a protest happening in Santa Monica Sunday afternoon that was peaceful so far in response to the police killing of George Floyd. On Sunday afternoon,  KNX reporter Pete Demetriou said there were about 500 to 600 people on Colorado Boulevard and another 200 or so protesters on Ocean Avenue.

LONG BEACH

TORRANCE