California Civil Disorder
This is a general Thread to Discuss civil strife in California where protests are causing clashes with authorities.
When riots happen in California how are they normally quelled?
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Police hit with bottles, rocks; 6 arrested
SAN DIEGO Hundreds of demonstrators marching in response to a grand jury decision not to indict a police officer in the fatal shooting of a Missouri teenager twice blocked a freeway ... Ref. SignOnSanDiego.com
Small protest again in City Heights
SAN DIEGO Demonstrators gathered Wednesday evening in City Heights for the second night in a row, marching in another protest against a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer ... Ref. CNN
Massive L.A. Fire shuts down parts of 2 freeways
More than 250 firefighters were battling a huge fire that broke out in a residential structure in downtown Los Angeles on Monday. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman David Ortiz said he did not believe anyone was living or working there when the fire broke out. He says the 101 Freeway was closed in both directions. The California Highway Patrol says transition lanes between the 110 and 101 freeways were shutdown. Ref. USAToday
I was watching some of the protests in the Santa Monica area on TV. They have a 4:30 curfew but people were totally ignoring that.
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