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Articles from the June 5, 2020 edition

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 By Stan Greene    News    June 5, 2020

Using Legitimate George Floyd demonstration as cover, looters descend on DTSM

As one group of people chanted "Black Lives Matter!" another group of people looted Santa Monica place. " I live in Santa Monica & all the instigators are from out of town - one had Florida...


Letters to the Editor about the Santa Monica Lootings of May 31, 2020

I am woefully disappointed in what we saw yesterday..for hours our police force stood in stark formation confronting and protecting the mostly peaceful protesters on Ocean Ave and the Pier. This was...

 By Leonard Brophy    News    June 5, 2020

George Floyd Looters Come to Santa Monica as "Demonstrations" Continue

Sunday afternoon began positively in Santa Monica with a peaceful march protesting police violence that moved down Ocean Avenue from the Montana Avenue intersection to Colorado Avenue and back. But...

 By DTSM    News    June 5, 2020

DTSM Organizes Broom Brigade to Cleanup Downtown Santa Monica after Looting

This is a press release from Downtown Santa Monica Inc or DTSM DTSM is working to keep residents and businesses safe while providing support to help the community recover from the ongoing economic cha...

 By Observer Staff    News    June 5, 2020

City of Beverly Hills Cancels Curfews Until Further Notice

The City of Beverly Hills has cancelled all planned curfews, effective immediately. "The protests in our City have remained peaceful over the last several days," said Mayor Lester Friedman. "We thank...

 By Alyssa Erdley    News    June 5, 2020

438 People Arrested During Sunday's Santa Monica Riot, Only 17 Charged

On Sunday, a protest in Santa Monica regarding the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police shifted toward violence and looting later in the afternoon and on into evening. Fires were...

 By Observer Staff    News    June 5, 2020

Santa Monica Files No Charges So Far Against Looters for May Rioting

Public Information Officer Constance Farrell responded to our questions regarding the George Floyd riots. Note: The Los Angeles County District Attorneys' office files felony charges against...

 By Observer Staff    News    June 5, 2020

Santa Monica PD Appeals for Public Health in Identifying Looters

The SMPD is appealing for your help in identifying people who participated in an unlawful way, in the events of May 31, 2020 in downtown Santa Monica. This from Lt. Joseph Cortez, SMPD Public...


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