Countywide curfew extended through Monday night

By Kathryn Dunn | editor@claremont-courier.com

Los Angeles County officials announced a curfew is in effect again tonight from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday morning.

The order does not apply to those traveling to and from work, people in a medical emergency or police and fire fighters. Credentialed media, people working on a public improvement construction project and the homeless are also exempt.

Violation of the order is a misdemeanor, the county said, punishable by a fine not to exceed $1,000 or by imprisonment not to exceed six months. If a city curfew has been set with a later start time, the county’s order applies within that city.

The county may renew or extend the order if public safety is at risk.

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