City of Fresno Ends Shelter-in-Place Effective Tuesday

Calling it a dramatic change in policy, Fresno Mayor Lee Brand announced in a Thursday news conference the end of the city's shelter-in-place order effective 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, May 26. The new COVID-19 rules also ended a requirement that people wear a face...
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Hard-Hit Restaurants Await Word on California Reopening

SACRAMENTO — California restaurants waiting for permission to reopen to diners have been preparing for the “new normal” in the age of the coronavirus. “We work in the food industry so safety, cleanliness, that’s top of the list. We’re thinking on our own, w...
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Sen. Borgeas Wants COVID-19 Legal Immunity for Businesses

Restaurants and other businesses on the verge of reopening face legal uncertainty from COVID-19 after they open their doors. State Sen. Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno) says the threat of coronavirus lawsuits against businesses is real and wants to stop them befo...
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California Sees Possible Restaurant Openings on Horizon

LOS ANGELES — For Marc Simon, the president of Rubio’s Coastal Grill, the challenge for restaurants amid the coronavirus crisis is not just reopening their doors, it's rebuilding trust with customers. "If we don't do that — we don't rebuild confidence — thi...