• Santa Monica Daily Press
    A “bias incident” involving a noose and multiple Malibu High School students will be the center of an upcoming discussion held by The Committee for Racial Justice beginning this Sunday at 6:30 p.m.
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    The morning march began on Main Street at 9 a.m. and then moved deeper into the city, passing by city hall. In addition to every-day citizens, members of the City Council, city leadership and the police chief marched with the protesters.
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    The Santa Monica Police Department tweeted Thursday morning that they do not plan on issuing a curfew tonight after five consecutive days of curfews that ranged from the early afternoon to the late evening.
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    Clergy and faith leaders from several spiritual communities gathered at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church Wednesday to praise the social justice movements in American and condemn President Trump’s use of an Episcopal church as a photo opportunity.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    Malibu Unified School District will hold its final meeting of the 2019-2020 academic year this Thursday at 5:30 p.m., and there are a number of items related to the district’s budget as well as social justice work currently underway.
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    The Santa Monica Public Library announced Wednesday that it will start offering curbside pickup in the near future. With the green light from county officials to deliver books to library patrons at the curb,
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    The curfew aligns with a 6 p.m. curfew issued by Los Angeles County Wednesday morning to prevent protests against police violence, which have often been accompanied by property damage and looting. Later Wednesday morning,
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    Officials said the military presence will remain until local officials have determined the threat of more protests and looting has passed.
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    Protesters knelt by the pier Sunday afternoon in memory of George Floyd and other victims of police violence. (Matthew Hall) Until Sunday, Santa Monica had been largely shielded from the consequences of institutional racism.
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    What happened in Santa Monica Sunday afternoon was different, Patterson said. Using a heavy-duty drill, looters bored three-inch wide holes in Hi De Ho’s door until the doorknob fell off. “If this was a riot,
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    The looting, the violence, the threats against fellow human beings: That has no place in this state and in this nation,” Newsom said. “Those that want to express themselves and have: Thank you. God bless you.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    Public health authorities are worried there could be a spike in coronavirus cases as thousands of people march in protests that in turn have forced some virus testing centers to close. Los Angeles County officials said Monday that plans to re-open restaurants and retail continue with the same precautions as before the widespread protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    People descended on downtown Santa Monica carrying brooms, dustpans and trash bags the morning after looters hit dozens of downtown stores during a protest against police violence Sunday. Community members came out early Monday morning to clean up debris and scrub graffiti,
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 22 new deaths and 978 new cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
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    My phone was buzzing most of the afternoon as the reports poured in from the various news stations about the protests and the looting. Friends were asking if I was okay, and expressing their horror and concern.
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    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti denounced the mayhem as having nothing to do with protests by those outraged by the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man seen in a video pleading for air as a white Minneapolis officer pressed a knee on his neck.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    Santa Monicans came out early Monday morning to clear the debris and aftermath from Sunday’s looting. Business owners and volunteers worked along Main Street, Lincoln Boulevard and in downtown Santa Monica.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    Dozens of people protested in Santa Monica Sunday following several days of demonstrations in Los Angeles over the killing of George Floyd. (Matthew Hall) Protesters knelt by the pier Sunday afternoon. (Matthew Hall) This story was updated May 31 at 9:33 p.m. Hundreds of people held a protest in downtown Santa Monica early Sunday afternoon ...
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    Santa Monica College (SMC) student photojournalist Yasamin Jafari Tehrani—who is on the staff of SMC’s student-run news outlet The Corsair—has won the 2019 Richard Turner Student Photojournalist of the Year from the Press Photographers’ Association of Greater Los Angeles (PPAGLA).
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