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California: Tens Of Thousands Defy Commie Governor Newsom’s Stay-At-Home Orders – Flock to the Beaches

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Published on: April 25, 2020

This has to happen or the Democrats will succeed in destroying the economy and making slaves of us all. People sick and dying from the pandemic panic is far greater than the disease itself. We must be freed to live while the medical and scientific furiously pursue a cure and vaccine.

Tens of thousands of Californians escape their homes to open beaches during a heatwave despite Gov. Newsom’s pleas for them to stay home as state reached 40,000 cases

  • California recorded its deadliest day yet, with 115 fatalities in the 24 hours from Wednesday to Thursday
  • As of Thursday there were more than 40,000 confirmed cases in the state; the death toll stands at 1,597
  • Californians locked down for weeks during the pandemic came back to beaches as the weather warmed
  • Gov. Newsom on Friday pleaded for social distancing during the continued heat wave expected this weekend
  • Pictures taken in Huntington Beach on Friday show crowds enjoying as the state roasted in a spring heat wave
  • Up to 40,000 people are said to have headed to Newport beach Friday; many of those pictured Friday did not appear to be keeping six feet apart in line with social distancing guidelines and few were in face coverings
  • Officials are bracing for even larger crowds this weekend as the warm weather continues

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Thousands of Californians flocked to open beaches during a heatwave Friday despite Gov. Gavin Newsom’s pleas for them to stay home.

The nation’s most populous state recorded its deadliest day yet in the pandemic, with 115 fatalities in the 24 hours from Wednesday to Thursday. As of Thursday there were more than 40,000 confirmed cases in the state; the death toll stands at 1,597.

But Californians locked down for weeks during the coronavirus pandemic came back to local beaches as the weather warmed, prompting Gov. Newsom on Friday to plead for social distancing during the continued heat wave expected this weekend.

Newsom tweeted Friday: ‘It’s going to be nice outside this weekend. You might be feeling cooped up. Ready for life to go back to “normal.” But can’t stress this enough: CA can only keep flattening the curve if we stay home and practice physical distancing. You have the power to literally save lives.’

California has been under a mandatory stay-at-home order since March 19.

Pictures taken in Huntington Beach, an Orange County city, on Friday show crowds gathering to enjoy as the state roasted in a spring heat wave. Dozens of locations reached 90 degrees Fahrenheit or higher well before noon, the National Weather Service said, and officials are bracing for even larger crowds this weekend.

Above-normal temperatures were forecast for much of the rest of the state into next week, with some brief interruptions.

‘A below normal snowpack exists over the Sierra Nevada and it’s likely to diminish during the next several days due to unseasonably warm weather,’ the Hanford National Weather Service office said in social media posts.

This week in Huntington Beach as well as the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, surfers could be seen in the water on either side of a closed pier as sunbathers watched from the sand and joggers used pedestrian paths.

Lifeguards at Huntington Beach’s main stretch of shoreline counted about 9,000 people on the sand and in the water on Thursday, according to local CBS television affiliate KCBS.

Up to 40,000 people are said to have headed to Newport beach Friday.

Many of those pictured Friday did not appear to be keeping six feet apart in line with social distancing guidelines and few were in face coverings.

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Newsom tweeted: ‘It’s going to be nice outside this weekend. You might be feeling cooped up. Ready for life to go back to “normal.” But can’t stress this enough: CA can only keep flattening the curve if we stay home and practice physical distance

California’s beaches are under a patchwork of state and local jurisdictions, which means some have remained open while others were shut.

Los Angeles County closed all its beaches – including parking lots, bike paths, showers and restrooms – during the coronavirus outbreak, but leaders in neighboring Orange County voted to keep some open.

Amid a debate over whether residents are safer in open spaces such as the beach, officials in San Clemente in southern Orange County voted this week to reopen city beaches that they closed two weeks ago, the Orange County Register reported.

Article posted with permission from Pamela Geller

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