As we rolled into 2020, nothing could have prepared the businesses on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for what was about to happen to them. Business was booming. Tourism was at record high levels.
When we started Totally LA a few years back, it was to show people all the reasons to visit Los Angeles and show off just how beautiful our city is. I never dreamed I would be writing about the things I am now.
The coronavirus, or more so the lockdowns implemented In a misguided effort to contain the virus, has burned a wide swath of destruction through Los Angeles.
As we show in the videos above and below, Los Angeles businesses are boarding up in anticipation of post-election violence and riots. It’s the wakeup call few noticed.
Do you really know what’s going on? Not if you listen to the mainstream media!
Ahead of a solidarity march that was planned down Hollywood Boulevard with Black Lives Matter and the LGBTQ community, a two block long mural was painted at the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland.
Video of the National Guard stationed in various parts of Los Angeles after the Black Lives Matter protests turned violent and resulted in vandalism and looting.
Driving around Los Angeles to the locations where the larger protests have been held, I’ve noticed art beginning to appear on the boarded up windows of the shops.
It felt a spooky to grab my camera and walk into a large group of heavily armed National Guard men on Hollywood Boulevard. From what I have been seeing in the media, this was a very dangerous action to undertake.
One of the most notable figures to pass through Hollywood is Charlie Chaplin.