Internet chatter of a planned protest through neighborhoods in Walnut Creek Wednesday prompted local police to request contact from protest organizers, something the organizers indicated they were not ready to do.
Billed as a noisy Twilight March details of the event remained sketchy as organizers appeared to be communicating with participants directly through social media platforms.
In a screenshot organizers posted to announce the event, a commencement time was given as 9 p.m. with other details, such as any planned route, intentions, withheld as to “avoid interference” from police.
Walnut Creek PD countered the social media campaign with one of their own, asking organizers to contact a designated officer in order to ensure “a safe event for everyone.”
The department also confirmed inconsistent Internet chatter of a “potential looting” in the city’s retail district, saying they did not know if the threat was credible or where it appears to be coming from, but they did say “we are encouraging business owners to take precautions to protect their employees and businesses.”
Seriously? What have we ever done to these people?
Made them insecure and jealous with our enviable lives and community
Lol you guys are funny as hell…dont speak on wut you kno nothing about….
1. We pulled Western Civilization courses out of many colleges.
2. We let radicals take over colleges.
3. We didn’t confront all of the PC garbage
4. We let the “white man is evil” narrative run for 20 years, despite spending Trillions on the War on Poverty.
5. We went from a state run by two partys, to a one-party state.
6. We allowed No Bail to become common.
7. We allowed the false narrative that the police are mean or racist; when the facts show the exact opposite. Murders are down 86% in New York City while Chicago is anarchy.
8. We promoted a victim culture.
9. We iimported IT people from India & China; and imported 30+ Million illegal workers from Central and South America – unfair & illegal labor.
10. We sold our manufacturing jobs to China, again hurting the low and middle classes.
These all contributed to despair. Then add in Covid19 and weak Democrat Mayors & Governors.
Walt and Daniel, are you guys for real? https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=AGUwcs9qJXY
That’s right! Let’s be clear who the victims are. It’s us white folks, minding our own gardens. Why don’t they tend to their own? Why can’t they pass the Western Civilization courses taught at our colleges. Why o why?
This has nothing to do with civil rights. The organizers are using BLM as a cover for criminal behavior. I hope no one gets hurt.
Give me a break.
You have had amazing and IMO worthy support from east bay communities in recent days and you’re in danger of losing it. Being the loudest, most destructive kid on the block does not make you a leader or agent of change. And we need both of those things right now.
Look up the name George Soros, he funds these type of things
No, you are confusing him with Zorro, defender of the oppressed. Google Zorro. Zorro was of noble birth, of course. Soros, escaped persecution in Nazi occupied Hungary as a child. Not a noble birth. George Soros, the real person, will be 90 in August if he lives until August. If Soros is the adversary in your nightmares, I think you need to refine your internet search skills. Or better yet, pick up the Times once in a while.
I don’t know what’s going to happen tonight. These problems fester and fester over 400 years, and then whoa, “why can’t we talk about this?” sounds like a reasonable question to one side and an insult to the other.
In the 60’s and 70’s it was revealed (yet again) that the police become a militarized arm of the status quo when they are placed between aggrieved citizens and powerful corporate or governmental forces run amok. Those who truly want to “protect and serve” do not want to be placed in this no-win situation, but this is their destiny, time and time again. Disruptors of all stripes will seek to exploit the chaos. Looters will pile on. But what happened over days and weeks in 1970 happens in minutes now. If this turns out to be orchestrated flash mob looting, we are not prepared for it, and whatever “law and order” response comes next does not bode well for the future of our quasi-democracy. I am hoping for a peaceful night, and I am hoping for real change, but I have no right to.
Twilight March!! Twilight March!! YOU put out this ALERT! ALERT! Not the police. YOU sent out this alarming notice. It is 9PM. What can you report?
Underway. Traffic stopped at Ygnacio Valley and Kinross.
And the Capone Vault is still secure. I am standing down.
News24680: “The department also confirmed inconsistent Internet chatter of a “potential looting” in the city’s retail district, saying they did not know if the threat was credible or where it appears to be coming from, but they did say “we are encouraging business owners to take precautions to protect their employees and businesses.””
“did not know if the threat was credible or where it appears to be coming from”
That is inflammatory and unconfirmed. We don’t know if it’s credible. We don’t know where it comes from, says your reporting. You are reporting on “internet chatter”, you know, like George Soros is the Anti-Christ kind of internet chatter.
It’s well after 9 PM. What information can you offer your readers now?
I am a little taken aback, frankly.
WTH are they doing there? A pharmacy run?
Are they screaming “Fund the Police”