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Bucking California's relaxed guidelines for large venues, Santa Clara County to keep stadiums, theme parks closed

Original post made on Oct 21, 2020

Professional sporting events will not be allowed to have audiences and theme parks will not resume operation anytime soon in Santa Clara County, despite the state's decision that allows them to reopen, county leaders said on Tuesday.

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Posted by Jennifer
a resident of another community
on Oct 21, 2020 at 12:04 pm

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I've been in favor of opening California for months, but NOT large gatherings - regardless of capacity. Way too many people could easily be affected. Keep your gathering small, indoors and outdoors.

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Posted by jr1
a resident of Greenmeadow
on Oct 21, 2020 at 4:27 pm

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Poor Californians mixed messages all over. Everyone is flexing power, and the public is getting frustrated. The problem with California to many commissions making different decisions. No wonder people are leaving. Even people in "south Palo Alto" are packing up leaving. Since people are leaving California regardless of wins the Presidency will lose 1-2 House seats. When you lose House seats you loose power.

Posted by MVresident2003
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on Oct 21, 2020 at 6:35 pm

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Posted by Jennifer
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on Oct 21, 2020 at 9:11 pm

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MVresident2003 - Just because we haven't heard of any COVID cases tied to NFL stadiums doesn't mean there hasn't been any cases. We don't read about 99% of the cases for the same reason we don't hear about 99% of any illnesses. It's not newsworthy every time someone is ill.

Concerts would be a disaster. People are packed together so closely. I agree that it would provide badly needed jobs and it would be "normalcy." At what expense?

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Posted by chris
a resident of University South
on Oct 22, 2020 at 12:48 pm

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Many sports fans are not mask-abiding citizens. Have you watched any sports events on TV? They make the superspreading event at the a White House look like a Rose Garden.

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