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RandySF

(60,507 posts)
Sun May 31, 2020, 03:37 PM May 2020

San Francisco's mayor says 8 p.m. curfew will be extended indefinitely

San Francisco’s mayor and police chief said Sunday the city’s 8 p.m. curfew will be extended indefinitely and that people who are out after that time will be stopped.

Mayor London Breed said Gov. Gavin Newsom had approved sending in about 200 extra officers from other agencies.

Breed, who grew up in San Francisco, expressed sadness about the destruction but said she was not going to tolerate the violence. She said the fire department was inundated with calls because of fires and medical emergencies and had fire bombs thrown at them.

“In watching the videos, I was extremely upset because unfortunately with some of the vandals, they thought this was a game, they thought this was funny. And this is not funny. To damage property, to set fires that could lead to someone else’s death, to do the kinds of things that destroy and tear down our city as a symbol of what is going on … this is not who we are. We should not be OK with this.”

She said there were a lot of juveniles among the protesters: “So parents, where are your kids? Where are your kids?”

Police Chief Bill Scott said he sympathized with the message of the peaceful protests.

“As an African American man, I think I know probably more than most how it feels. I know both sides of this equation. We’re seeing violence across the country, we’re seeing peaceful protests across the county … We do hear you. We do hear you. Your mayor hears you, your chief of police hears you, the San Francisco Police Department hears you,” Scott said.



https://ktla.com/news/local-news/san-franciscos-mayor-says-8-p-m-curfew-will-be-extended-indefinitely/

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San Francisco's mayor says 8 p.m. curfew will be extended indefinitely (Original Post) RandySF May 2020 OP
One more good reason for me to leave SF on Thursday. secondwind May 2020 #1
I am a native San Franciscan and still live there kimbutgar May 2020 #2

secondwind

(16,903 posts)
1. One more good reason for me to leave SF on Thursday.
Sun May 31, 2020, 04:09 PM
May 2020

I love the city, but am headed for the Caribbean where I have family. Will vote Blue from there.

kimbutgar

(21,350 posts)
2. I am a native San Franciscan and still live there
Sun May 31, 2020, 04:51 PM
May 2020

These were outside agitators who don’t live in the city Contra costa about 25 miles away has a lot of MAGAs living there who would drive up to the city and start shit.

They also need to close the Bay And Golden Gate bridges down coming into the city down at curfew also.

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