Protesters confront the police during a massive street protest over the killing of George Floyd in Los Angeles, the United States, May 30, 2020.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the order at a press conference Sunday noon after a night of looting and vandalism in the city’s downtown and shopping streets.
Other cities in Southern California, including Santa Ana, Culver City and West Hollywood, which joined Los Angeles in proclaiming an overnight curfew on Saturday, also extended the curfew to local time 5:30 a.m. Monday.
The document signed by Newsom attributed the Los Angeles protests to a response to the death of George Floyd.
The Consulate General of China in Los Angeles issued a note to Chinese citizens living in the area, reminding them to follow curfew imposed by local authority and skip places where the protests and riots erupted.