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The day after Dr. King’s assassination, students from University of California, San Diego, rallied outside the City Council chambers. A memorial was held for Dr. King at the Balboa Bowl three days after his assassination. Over 5,000 people attended the service which was organized by the Southeast San Diego Ministerial Alliance. Religious leaders from Catholic, African American Methodist Episcopal, Jewish and other faith communities were present to honor King.