Official Statement from the City of West Hollywood
“The City of West Hollywood supports the right of people to peaceably assemble. Today’s protests across region have taken a turn and there is now a generalized risk to public safety.
The City of West Hollywood has implemented an Executive Emergency Order establishing a curfew. The curfew is hereby in effect starting tonight, Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 8 p.m., and ending at sunrise daily. The curfew order states: “No person shall be upon the public street, avenue, alley, park, or other public place or unimproved public realty.” This curfew will remain in effect until such time as it is lifted. This curfew is consistent with curfews in the City of Los Angeles and City of Beverly Hills, which neighbor the City of West Hollywood.
Residents should remain at home; hotel guests should remain safely indoors; and businesses should close in time for employees and patrons to be off the streets by 8 p.m. The aim of the curfew is to project public safety, maintain order, and keep community members safe.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is monitoring the situation and will provide education and enforcement about the curfew.
Emergency Executive Order 2020-5 is available on the City’s website at www.weho.org/home/showdocument?id=46429.
The City of West Hollywood encourages community members to follow @wehocity on Twitter and Facebook and Instagram and to turn on notifications for up-to-date information.The City of West Hollywood refers all press inquiries to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Headquarters at (323) 526-5541.”