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Restaurants shutter as restrictions increase, dining out declines

Gov. Newsom orders all bars to close, restaurants to cut occupancy by half

by Elena Kadvany

In a March 15 press conference, Gov. Gavin Newsom directed all bars, wineries and breweries in the state to close. He ordered that all restaurants reduce their occupancy by half, "focus on takeout for those isolating" and "practice deep social distancing."

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Elena Kadvany is a staff writer for the Palo Alto Weekly, The Almanac's sister publication.


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