Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Monday, 07.28.2014
Classifieds
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1  2  3  4  5
 6  7  8  9  10  11  12
 13  14  15  16  17  18  19
 20  21  22  23  24  25  26
 27  28  29  30
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local




Members Of



Poll: Today's Live Poll
Email to a friend | Print this | PDF version | Comments (0 posted) 
  Blogger |   del.icio.us |   digg |   newsvine

Apr 08,2008
S.F. bolsters Olympic torch security
by UPI

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco's mayor said security plans for Wednesday's Olympic torch relay were being updated following tense protests in Europe.

Activists accosted runners in London during the weekend and in Paris Monday, and more trouble is expected when the flame makes its sole North American appearance in San Francisco.

The flame has become a target of supporters of Tibet following Beijing's crackdown on Tibetan separatists.

"I have great expectations that it is going to be a successful event,

but I am not naive to the realities of hosting an event where people are very intense on both sides," Mayor Gavin Newsom told the San Francisco Chronicle.

The mayor met with China's ambassador to the United States Monday night to discuss security. No details of the conversations were released. However, the Chronicle said the 6-mile route has already been simplified and plenty of law enforcement will be on hand to prevent disruptions.

Copyright © 2008, by United Press International. All Rights Reserved.

582 times read

Related news
Olympic torch relay rocky in Paris by UPI posted on Apr 07,2008

Bay City to protest Olympic torch by UPI posted on Apr 02,2008

Olympic committee may cancel torch relay by UPI posted on Apr 08,2008

IOC chief calls for Tibetan resolution by UPI posted on Apr 07,2008

Newsom remains San Fran's mayor by UPI posted on Nov 07,2007

Did you enjoy this article? Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00 (total 15 votes)

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County
Fairgrounds

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum

Advertisements



Deschutes County

Google  
  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
Advertisement
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?