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Danville cancels weekend street closures due to COVID-19 concerns

Original post made on Oct 28, 2020

Faced with repeated COVID-19 health order violations by a handful of downtown Danville establishments, and capped by an Oct. 17 fight, the town of Danville will cancel the weekend closure of the street for the immediate future.

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Posted by Claudette McDermott
a resident of Del Prado
on Oct 28, 2020 at 9:41 am

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City leaders are acting very appropriately in this case, and closing down the opportunities that the downtown enjoyed, when they were no longer complying with the safety measures for the community. It's true that a few rotten apples spoiled it for the bunch. Had those businesses kept their patrons in line, the rest of the community as well as their own businesses, could be enjoying more business, that the street closures had offered. A lesson that we all should take into consideration as COVID19 is not going away.


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Posted by SFGirl
a resident of Parkside
on Oct 28, 2020 at 10:17 am

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Why not deal with the businesses violating the orders or close down that block. This sounds like the punishment dealt out to a 1st grade class - bad apples?? Choking off every business's livelihood as we head into winter seems short-sighted and punitive.


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Posted by Rich Buckley
a resident of Livermore
on Oct 30, 2020 at 5:53 am

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10/30/2020 Dr. Fauci should be exonerated or indicted.

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