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Arrests at Nocturnal Wonderland raise ongoing questions about music festival safety

Because of fatal drug overdoses that have occurred in recent years, raves have for the most part left Los Angeles and moved east.

Nocturnal Wonderland — produced by the Live Nation subsidiary called Insomniac — took place over Labor Day weekend at the San Manuel Amphitheater, which is owned by San Bernardino County.

There were reportedly more than 400 people arrested over the three days, and five people were taken to local hospitals. Loma Linda Hospital had two people admitted who were treated and released. The Frame also reached out to San Bernardino Community Hospital, which did not comment on the condition of any festival patrons who may have been admitted.

Earlier this summer, a vote by the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors to cancel the event fell one vote short of passage. Supervisor Curt Hagman voted against the ban. He spoke with The Frame about his vote to allow the event to proceed, and ongoing concerns about raves on public property.