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Shaken La Mesa tries to recover after night of riots, destruction; Curfew imposed to thwart violence

Jun 01, 2020 - The San Diego Union-Tribune

As volunteers rushed to clean up the destruction in La Mesa after protests turned riotous Saturday night, the city imposed a new curfew in the hopes of preventing a repeat episode.

The decision was made in an emergency closed session meeting Sunday and authorized City Manager Greg Humora to close the Civic Center parking lot and several streets near City Hall and the La Mesa Police Department headquarters. Humora also serves as La Mesa's Office of Emergency Services manager.

"La Mesa...