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Newport Beach Keeps Beaches Open, Despite CA Governor’s Criticism

On April 28th, the Newport Beach, CA city council rejected an ordinance that would have closed beaches (by a vote of 5-2). This comes despite criticism from California governor, Gavin Newsom.

Over the weekend, Newport Beach saw tens of thousands of people show up to their beaches. Pictures of the crowded beaches quickly filled headlines and articles.

Some thought it was great to see people getting back to semi-normal. Others were not impressed.

Among those upset about the crowds was governor Gavin Newsom. He said,

This virus does not take off weekends…. This virus doesn’t go home because it’s a beautiful, sunny day along our coast.

This is kind of an ironic statement.

Read the full story from Big League Politics

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