San Francisco, California – Following the disappointing loss by the San Francisco 49ers to the Seattle Seahawks, Mayor Ed Lee signed an executive order declaring Tuesday, January 21 as a “Day of Silence” in San Francisco.
Lee said that this will give 49er fans the much-needed time to process their team’s failure to earn a spot in this year’s Superbowl and to recuperate from all the shouting, cheering and screaming that marked Sunday’s NFC championship game.
All city and county offices will be closed on Tuesday, making it a four-day weekend for most San Franciscans. Monday is also a holiday, being Martin Luther King Day.
San Francisco’s City Hall which in the past week has been illuminated with the red and gold colors, will go completely dark starting at midnight Sunday until midnight Tuesday.