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Newsom: State leaders could issue stay-at-home order

Original post made on Dec 1, 2020

The majority of California could be subject to a state stay-at-home directive to stop the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Gavin Newsom warned.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 9:15 AM

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Posted by Native to the BAY
a resident of Greenmeadow
on Dec 1, 2020 at 4:48 pm

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And Palo Altans are so self involved, busy organizing a referendum to bar public , open space access. Do BLM and All Lives matter? Absurd. Why don’t these snobs organize a food, toilet paper or utility payment drive, instead. Put any extra personal wealth , energy for something for the larger common good . Get your head out of the Internet Zoom hole and live life .


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Posted by Lee Forrest
a resident of Crescent Park
on Dec 2, 2020 at 8:44 am

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Governor Newsom's advisements could gain some additional public acceptance if he and other Democratic leaders throughout the state (including London Breed/SF, Sam Licardo/SJ, Sheila Kuell/LA, & Nancy Pelosi) actually practiced what they preach.


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Posted by Nayeli
a resident of Midtown
on Dec 2, 2020 at 11:26 am

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@Native to the BAY - I believe that you're commenting to the wrong article. This has nothing to do with the attempt by radical and perpetually-offended activists (who claim that Palo Alto and its residents are "racists") to sue to stop the city from having a nature preserve that limits access to residents.


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Posted by Jane
a resident of Ventura
on Dec 2, 2020 at 12:14 pm

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State overreach, and lockdowns don't work. Figure out how to manage with the risk, not multiply the harm. My god they haven't learned anything.

You can't stop people from drowning by telling them to hold their breath longer -- they are going to breathe and live. What the state wants to do however is hold everyone's head underwater indefinitely.

If you are at risk or afraid, then take measures to protect yourself. *That* is the responsible way to manage this.


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Posted by mauricio
a resident of Embarcadero Oaks/Leland
on Dec 2, 2020 at 3:24 pm

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This is much more than about protecting yourself. When you are out in public you will infect others if you are infected, or you might get infected and then infect others, or infect family members or people you meet in person who will then infect others, which is exactly why we can't slow down the pandemic and are closing in on 300,000 fatalities.

We lost many of our personal freedoms when the nation went into hysteria in the aftermath of 2700 fatalities on 9/11, but trying to deal with millions of infected people and almost 300,000 fatalities is "state overreach". Speak of a parallel universe.

In the absence of an effective vaccine, lockdowns and mask wearing are the ONLY measures that work. Not only isn't a lockdown state overreach, the state should have enforced a lockdown back in March.


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