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Apple closes 11 stores in the Bay Area after widespread looting and violence



Just a few days after opening a handful of shops in the Bay Area for in-store and roadside sales and service, Apple announced on Monday that almost all retail stores in the region and across the country have closed due to unrest and unrest following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Apple said 11 stores in the Bay Area would remain closed on Monday as multiple regional cities were looted over the weekend. Among the places affected by violence, San Jose, Santa Clara, San Francisco, Walnut Creek, Danville, Pleasant Hill and San Leandro have imposed curfews to curb violence on their streets.

“Given the health and safety of our teams, we decided to keep some of our businesses in the US closed today,”

; an Apple spokesman said in a statement to the news organization.

Apple said the following stores in the Bay Area are closed on Monday, but are currently scheduled to reopen on Tuesday at 11 a.m.

  • 4th Street in Berkeley
  • Bay Street in Emeryville
  • Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek
  • Burlingame
  • Chestnut Street and Union Square shops in San Francisco
  • Corte Madera
  • Los Gatos
  • Palo Alto and Stanford Shopping Center shops in Palo Alto
  • Hillsdale in San Mateo


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