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Riot police descend on oversold L.A. Pride festival

Oversold festival leads to police intervention.

The Los Angeles Pride festival was the scene of police helicopters, fire code enforcement agents and police in riot gear on Saturday night due to an oversold music event.

“What were they expecting, Stonewall?” said a visiting Jerwyn Morton from New York.  “I have never seen so many cops in my life wearing riot gear at a gay event.”

Art show to celebrate West Hollywood's rainbow crosswalks

To celebrate the permanent installation of rainbow crosswalks in West Hollywood, the artist who came up with the idea will host a special exhibit in celebration of the landmarks, Oct. 19-21 in Santa Monica.