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SoCal heat wave: Massive crowds
expected at beaches on Labor Day
weekend amid of fears of COVID surge

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 9/5/2020 3:40:21 PM

Amid a sweltering temperatures and and an ongoing pandemic, hundreds of thousands of beachgoers are expected to flock to the sand in Southern California on Labor Day weekend. Officials urged people to conserve electricity to ease strain on the state's power grid and, in an effort to prevent a surge in coronavirus cases, to follow physical distancing and mask requirements when they hit recreational areas. By 8 a.m. Saturday, a parking lot near the Manhattan Beach pier was already full as visitors arrived early to secure a spot. All beaches in Los Angeles and Orange County are scheduled to remain

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Authorities are suddenly timid about closing the beaches when it's 110 degrees. They would probably have Rodney-King style riots on their hands.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: MMC 9/5/2020 3:47:56 PM (No. 532463)
Rolling blackouts, high heat- and you want to keep beaches closed- that is ridiculous! Riots will appear from ordinary citizens from heat induced madness!!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Hobbitmom 9/5/2020 4:07:03 PM (No. 532474)
Hopefully more people will see what so many already know. That covid is a means to an end, used to control, with a triple dose of fear. Leftists are sick with fear that everything else they've tried hasn't worked. I'm sick of leftists. Such one-trick ponies.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 9/5/2020 4:12:20 PM (No. 532477)
And if you are under 40 or even 50 and don't have health problems like asthma, liver disease, diabetes, etc....you won't even likely know if you get it.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: halfnorsk 9/5/2020 4:14:18 PM (No. 532478)
Somebody please explain to me how a virus can thrive amid dry heat, sunshine, and salt water. Even a moron should be able to figure out that this will be a low-risk environment.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Sandpiper 9/5/2020 4:19:14 PM (No. 532482)
I’m in the SF Bay Area, NorCal, and the two counties with the closest beaches HAVE closed their beaches, plus their local parks. Temps by the ocean are supposed to be in the 70’s - 80’s - inland well over 100*. Oh! If you stay home (any choice?) you are are supposed to conserve power - no appliance use, personal electronics and set that thermostat high if you have AC! Can’t even head to the coastal hills to cool off - they are recovering from the massive fires from a few weeks ago. Bureaucrats want us to suffer so that we know who is really in control.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 9/5/2020 4:27:04 PM (No. 532486)
Was just at the beach in Santa Monica lifeguard station 26 this AM. Parking lot near full by 10. Amid what fears of Covid surge? Everyone was out having a good time - screeching kids, families, surfers. The timid 20% kept their masks on, and there was a big sign warning of $100 fine.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 9/5/2020 5:10:29 PM (No. 532525)
#6, that timid 20% is going to have some odd tan lines.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: earlybird 9/5/2020 6:53:08 PM (No. 532597)
113 here right now. So glad for A/C!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: earlybird 9/5/2020 6:54:44 PM (No. 532598)
Re the “rolling blackouts”, some Edison company customers sign up each year for the possibility of those in exchange for a lower rate. No thanks. We had no blackouts.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Lawsy0 9/5/2020 7:04:55 PM (No. 532608)
Memo to LA: What if on Nov. 4th all mention of your beloved COVID-19 just stopped being reported? No mention of the Chinese virus nor its promised vaccine ever again. What would you think about that?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Trigger2 9/6/2020 12:44:46 AM (No. 532770)
Did SoCal get their blackouts yet? Or did Northern Cal. get the blackout to support the demonrats and illegals in the south? Is SF considered north or south or privileged so no blackout ever hits it. Enquiring minds want to know.
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