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National Socialist Rally Draws Crowds, Reports of Violence
A planned march, rally, and press conference organized by the National Socialist Movement may find itself over before it's due to start at 12:30 this afternoon thanks to the thousands of counter protesters and early reports of violence from among the crowd assembled on the South Lawn of LA's City Hall.
A strong LAPD presence is reportedly evident as the event is due to get underway, as many on scene have remarked via Twitter and other social media networks. The rally may have already triggered violence, as an LA-based photojournalist remarked via Twitter:
"Just saw a guy w swastika and lightning bolts get pummeled at neo nazi demo in LA."
The counter-protesters have much strength in numbers, as well. "Sounds like there are more counter-protesters than protest[e]rs at the Neo-Nazi/white supremacist rally in L.A. Good!" remarked tinyrooster, although crowd estimates have not yet been made public by the LAPD or city officials.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.