SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – After many protests over the death of George Floyd have turned violent and are leading to vandalism and looting across the Bay Area, several Bay Area cities are enforcing curfews to keep residents safe.
The curfew does not apply to first responders, law enforcement, people seeking emergency medical services, essential city employees, credentialed media/press, and the homeless.
The following cities and counties are now under a curfew order, which requires everyone to stay home during those designated times (list will be updated as necessary):
LIFTED – Alameda County
Alameda County has issued a countywide curfew from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. in effect until further notice.
LIFTED – Contra Costa County
The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to issue a countywide curfew order.
The hours of curfew are between 8:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. and is effective immediately.
The curfew was lifted on Thursday.
LIFTED – San Mateo County
San Mateo County issued a curfew beginning Tuesday night at 8:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.
The curfew is in effect for Tuesday and Wednesday night in order to protect residents and prevent looting.
Solano County announced a countywide curfew Tuesday that will go into effect immediately.
The curfew requires people to stay indoors from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
The Napa County Sheriff’s Office is enacting a curfew for all residents in American Canyon and a small portion of unincorporated Napa.
The curfew is from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
The Sheriff’s Office said this is a precautionary measure to keep the community safe and secure.
The city of Antioch announced a citywide curfew beginning at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 1 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, June 2.
The city will determine at a later time whether the curfew will need to be extended.
LIFTED – Berkeley
Berkeley’s curfew was from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. and lasted until June 3.
The City of Concord is under curfew from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. in effect until Monday, June 8, according to the Concord Police Department.
Danville’s curfew from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning Sunday, May 31 is in effect until further notice.
Danville has also declared a local state of emergency due to civil unrest.
LIFTED – Fremont
The city of Fremont is implementing a curfew from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
It will go into effect immediately and will last through Friday, June 5.
The curfew requires that people be indoors and not in the streets, parks, or other public places within the city of Fremont.
The following road closures are in effect during the dates and times of the curfew order:Road Closures – Pacific Commons:
- Christy Street, south of Auto Mall
- Pacific Commons Blvd, from Auto Mall to Bunche Drive
- Boscell Rd, from Auto Mall to Bunche Drive
- Cushing Parkway, from Auto Mall to Bunche Drive (both directions)
- Nobel Drive, from Auto Mall to Bunche Drive
Hayward’s curfew is in effect from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly from now until June 8.
“The emergency order and curfew is in response to vandalism, looting and violence that followed peaceful and lawful demonstrations and protest in our community, around the Bay Area and nation over the killing of George Floyd in the custody of four Minneapolis, Minn., police officers,” the city said in a statement.
Violation of the curfew is a misdemeanor, and violators are subject to arrest or citation at the discretion of law enforcement.
The curfew in Lafayette will be from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. and will be evaluated each day until further notice, according to the police department.
Oakland’s curfew is in effect from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. until further notice.
Orinda’s curfew is in effect from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. until further notice.
LIFTED – Palo Alto
Palo Alto has issued a curfew beginning Tuesday night at 8:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.
The curfew was in effect until June 4.
Pleasant Hill’s curfew went into effect at 9:30 p.m. Sunday, May 31.
On Monday, the curfew was updated to begin at 7 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. until further notice
The curfew applies to “commercial areas only.”
The curfew remains in effect until further notice.
LIFTED – San Francisco
Mayor London Breed said Wednesday the city is lifting the curfew starting Thursday morning at 5 a.m.
San Francisco’s curfew will still be in effect from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. tonight.
LIFTED – San Jose
San Jose’s curfew from 8:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. starting Sunday, May 31 remains in effect until 5 a.m. Thursday, June 4.
San Jose has declared a local emergency in response to the current situation in the city.
LIFTED – Santa Clara
Santa Clara has lifted the curfew order Tuesday.
” While two businesses – Walgreens and Skechers – experienced some vandalism Monday night, June 1, the eminent threat of larger scale looting throughout Santa Clara can now be managed through regular police authority. The local state of emergency remains in effect as the City maintains vigilance and the ability to respond quickly to any threats to public safety,” a statement from city officials said.
Santa Rosa has issued a citywide curfew that will go into effect each night from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. until June 4.
San Leandro’s curfew is in effect from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning Monday, June 1 through Morning morning, June 8 unless otherwise rescinded.
In a statement, police said there were “indications of additional unrest that may happen Monday, June 1.”
Additional patrols will be deployed throughout the city, according to police.
The city has also declared a local state of emergency in response.
A curfew will be enacted; more details to be announced Monday, June 1.
Vallejo’s set curfew will continue Thursday night, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., the Vallejo Police Department announced.
Vallejo’s curfew will begin Monday night at 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
The curfew will remain in effect until further notice.
Walnut Creek’s curfew started 6 p.m. Sunday, May 31 after looting was reported near the Broadway Plaza.
The curfew is in effect from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through June 8.
The town of Windsor will be under a mandatory curfew from 9 p.m. Monday night until 5 a.m.
The curfew will be in effect until June 4.
Contra Costa County has not issued a countywide curfew order but residents are encouraged to stay indoors between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Cities within the county however have implemented their own curfews, as displayed above.
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