LAGUNA BEACH (CNS) – Hundreds of people rallying against illegal immigration and counter-protesters opposing their stance were squaring off today along the shore at Broadway and Pacific Coast Highway in Laguna Beach.
The organizer of the”America First” event, Orange County resident Johnny Benitez of Orange County, said the group hopes to keep the gathering — their fifth rally in Laguna Beach — peaceful.
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All of the group’s previous demonstrations went off without incident.
Police aren’t taking any chances, however, with additional patrols on site. And, several local businesses boarded up their storefronts as a precaution, according to reports from the scene.
Less than an hour before the official 6 p.m. start of the rally there were already hundreds gathered representing both sides of the issue, with some verbal
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