California officials halt indoor dining as coronavirus surges

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that California restaurants would be ordered to halt indoor operations immediately to combat the resurgence of COVID-19.
Garrett Snyder, Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • July 1, 2020
California restaurants in 19 counties — including Los Angeles County — must halt indoor dine-in operations effective immediately, a measure intended to slow the aggressive resurgence of COVID-19 across the state. The restrictions will be in place...
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