BURLINGAME (KPIX 5) — Amid the saws and construction workers at the Airport Hyatt in Burlingame, California GOP signs are starting to go up, and the convention preps are coming together.
“The hardest thing is trying to get everyone space. We’ve managed to get a lot of people in the room,” Kaitlyn MacGregor, Communications Director for the Republican Party said.READ MORE: Fire Burns Abandoned Home In San Jose Near I-280 / Highway 87 Interchange
There’s no telling how many people will be there, but the California Republican Party says most events are sold out, especially ones with presidential and vice presidential candidates.
The biggest and most talked about even being Donald Trump’s noon address.READ MORE: UPDATE: Police Shoot, Kill Armed Suspect Outside San Francisco Airport International Terminal; Bullet Hits Bystander
With big names, come big security.
The Hyatt brought in its head of security, and dozens of extra security personnel for the event. The secret service does its sweep Friday morning, and local police will be joined by officers from other local state and federal agencies in anticipation of protests.MORE NEWS: Santa Rosa Hostage Standoff Ends; Knife-Wielding Suspect Arrested; Victims Including Small Child Unharmed
“I’m making combinations so everything goes smoothly and peacefully. I have contingencies in place for everything that could go wrong,” Burlingame Police said.