Updated: Countywide Curfew Pushed to 9 p.m.

Update: 4:57 p.m., June 3: For the fourth night, all of Los Angeles County was under a quarantine order put forth by the LA County Supervisors and the LA County Sheriff’s Department. The curfew on Wednesday night was pushed back to 9 p.m., after three evenings of 6 p.m. curfews.


Update: 4:05 p.m., June 1: It was unclear whether an emergency alert notifying county residents of a 5 p.m. curfew was correct. County officials state on social media that curfews will begin at 6 p.m., but a public alert stating curfew would start at 5 had not yet been retracted.


Update: 3:52 p.m., June 1: All areas of LA County will be under a mandatory curfew beginning at 5 p.m. on Monday, June 1, and running until 6 a.m. on Tuesday, June 2. 

As with the Sunday, May 31, curfew, “Traveling to and from work, seeking or giving emergency care and emergency responders are exempt.”


Update: 11:55 a.m., June 1: The countywide curfew will continue for a second night, according to information provided by the City of Malibu on Monday, June 1. 

“The city [of Malibu] and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will not tolerate looting or violence and the city is in close coordination with the sheriff’s department and LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl’s office on any potential response in Malibu,” the statement from the city read. “No civil unrest incidents have been reported in Malibu over the weekend. The city emergency operations center (EOC) remains activated, the city continues to monitor the situation together with the sheriff’s department and will put out emergency alerts and public safety information as needed.”

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May 31, 2020: All of Los Angeles County, including the City of Malibu and 90265 zip code, will be under a mandatory countywide curfew beginning at 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 31, running until 6 a.m. on Monday, June 1.

The curfew was called in response to protests over the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis on Monday, May 25. Since then, activist groups including Black Lives Matter have called for protests nationwide, leading to clashes between police and protestors in major cities from New York to Seattle. On Sunday morning, National Guard troops arrived in Los Angeles after LA Mayor Eric Garcetti requested backup following protests that turned violent.

No protests have been reported in Malibu.

“The County of LA is declaring that a curfew will be in place from 6 p.m. tonight to 6 a.m. tomorrow for all Los Angeles County including all cities within the county,” reads an emergency alert sent to cell phones in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon. “Traveling to and from work, seeking or giving emergency care, credentialed media and the homeless who are sheltering in place are exempt.”

“The City of Malibu has not received any reports of protests or other issues related to the civil unrest occurring in other parts of Los Angeles,” an alert issued by the city on Sunday afternoon stated. “The Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station has extra deputies available who are ready to respond, if needed. City staff will continue to monitor the situation and respond as needed.”

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