O.C. Set for Day of Protests, With Multiple Events Planned for George Floyd


ANAHEIM (CNS) - Several demonstrations were planned today in Orange County tied to last week's in-custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Anaheim police closed several streets around the police station in advance of a 10 a.m. gathering planned for nearby City Hall.

Four separate Black Lives Matter protests were scheduled in Newport Beach, and at least another six protests were planned throughout the county, according to Newport Beach Police Chief Jon Lewis.

The Newport Beach events are:

-- Noon at MacArthur Boulevard and Pacific Coast Highway;

-- 2 p.m. at the Newport Pier;

-- 5 p.m. at San Miguel Drive and Avocado Avenue;

-- 5 p.m. at Back Bay View Park, Jamboree Road and Pacific Coast Highway.

And in Garden Grove, a protest against police brutality will be held at 3 p.m. in front of City Hall at 11222 Acacia Parkway.

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