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Los Angeles County Restaurants Defying Health Orders, Call Outdoor Dining ‘Peaceful Protest’ in Possible Loophole

[aggregation-styles] FOX11 News LOS ANGELES - Numerous restaurant owners are defying California's order to close their doors, but they say it isn't because they don't think the virus is dangerous. It’s a matter of survival. As the owners put it — when outdoor dining stops, the rent isn’t put on...

Fresno, Other Counties Face Restaurant Wrath Over Booze, Health Fees in Pandemic

California's financially battered restaurants filed government claims Monday to recover more than $100 million in fees for liquor and health permits and tourism charges that they say were assessed even though their businesses were shuttered or only partially operating under long-running coronavirus orders. The owners contend they have been being...

Clovis Restaurant Gives Up Alcohol License After Citation. Agency Conducts Area Sweep.

One Clovis business owner has decided that fighting with agents from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control over COVID-19 regulations is no longer worth it. House of JuJu co-owner Julie Glenn said she's given up her restaurant's license to serve beer and wine after being cited in early July...

With Loan Money Gone, Restaurants Are at Mercy of Virus

NEW YORK — The check has arrived and beleaguered restaurant owners across America are looking down on their empty wallets. Government coronavirus loans in the spring helped eating establishments rehire laid-off employees and ride out the pandemic's initial surge and wave of shutdown orders. But that Paycheck Protection Program money...

Fresno County Gets Chance to Plead With State: Allow ‘Dine-in’ Food Service

Letter sent, letter received, and a Monday phone meeting is set. The subject: Allow Fresno County to open restaurants. Fresno County's interim health officer Vohra and health director David Pomaville got the immediate attention of state Health Director Dr. Sonia Angell with a two-page letter. "We are requesting to move further...

Table for Two on Sidewalk, Patio or Parking Lot? Fresno Explores Its Options.

Fresno is joining other cities in looking at using sidewalks, patios, and parking lots to help restaurants get back to serving food on tables again. Mayor Lee Brand is open to the idea and discussed the opportunity and challenges with his Recovery Advisory Committee on Thursday. The California Restaurant Association hosted...

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