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How To Watch Dianne Feinstein’s Funeral on Thursday

Written by Garrett LeahyUpdated at Oct. 04, 2023 • 5:22pmPublished Oct. 02, 2023 • 3:52pm
An American flag is hoisted by two San Francisco Fire Department trucks outside of City Hall, where Sen. Dianne Feinstein will lie in state for public viewing on Wednesday. | Source: Benjamin Fanjoy for The Standard

The funeral service for U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who died last week at age 90, will take place Thursday in San Francisco.

Feinstein's funeral is set for 1 p.m. Thursday.

Though the public was initially invited, Feinstein's office on Wednesday announced a change of plans: "Due to increased security, tomorrow’s memorial service for Senator Dianne Feinstein will no longer be open to the public. Only invited guests will have access to the service."

Our media partners at ABC7 News will live-stream coverage of all the memorial events for Sen. Dianne Feinstein this week.  Click the link to watch live.

Those planning to attend remotely should monitor the late senator's pages on X and Facebook for the link.

READ MORE: What We Know About Dianne Feinstein’s Final Hours

An armed forces color guard carries a casket containing the body of U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday. | Source: D. Ross Cameron/Associated Press

Leading up to the service, Feinstein's casket will lie in state at City Hall from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Members of the public are invited to pay their respects and sign a condolence book.

Following the funeral Thursday, the senator will be buried during a private, family-only ceremony.

Feinstein, a Democrat, served as a senator representing California from 1992 to 2023. She and Barbara Boxer, also elected that year, were the first women senators to represent California. Feinstein previously served as mayor of San Francisco from 1978 to 1988.

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