Although Governor Gavin Newsom has given the inexperienced mild for extra restrictions to be lifted this Friday, many of the Bay Space received’t be seeing any adjustments.
Enterprise homeowners in Downtown Martinez hoped they’d get to reopen however Contra Costa County, together with many of the Bay, says it’s too quickly.
“They’re not treating us pretty,” mentioned Steve Lipary. “It’s not proper.”
Steve Lipary is determined to reopen his Martinez sports activities memorabilia retailer. He’s been utilizing his financial savings to remain afloat. However retailers in Contra Costa County are going to have to attend a bit of longer.
“We now have to take small steps,” mentioned Contra Costa County Well being Officer Chris Farnitano.
The Bay Space simply loosened the order Monday permitting outside enterprise and recreation to renew. He says not less than just a few weeks are wanted to investigate the affect earlier than making any extra adjustments.
“We now have to go sluggish as a result of if we go quick we’re simply going to see extra unfold and simply must shut issues down once more,” Farnitano mentioned.
However for a lot of companies ready two extra weeks could possibly be devastating. Vintage furnishings store proprietor Fred Morse fears the worst.
“When a few of these cities and cities reopen they’re going to have a very totally different look as a result of numerous these retailers are going to be gone they’ll merely exit of enterprise,” Morse mentioned.
The proprietor of Char’s Flowers isn’t letting the county sluggish him down. He’s nonetheless promoting flowers, taking on-line orders solely and making no-contact deliveries.
“I’ve been doing it to my data the appropriate approach, the secure approach,” mentioned proprietor Neil Janes.
Mom’s Day is an important time for florists, he says he’s not about to cease delivering pleasure.
“Lots of people have been shut in and wish one thing to lighten their load and elevate their spirits,” mentioned Janes.
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