Local businesses navigate ‘a moving target’

Though the team at E.A.T. Extraordinary Artisan Table has been cut back, the eatery offers takeout and curbside delivery with limited hours throughout the week. Valley News/Jeff Pack photo
The streets are quiet, the businesses in southwest Riverside County that line them are even more quiet.And yet, many of the businesses deemed essential by the powers that be are fighting tooth and nail to stay open and eke out a living.“We’re hanging in there,” Brad Trevithick said, while manning the front counter of The Goat & Vine. “I mean, we feel fortunate that our menu is very adaptable for to go business and the community knows our product well. So, we’ve been able to keep the doors open so far. “That said we’re still down 75% in sales and had to let go 50 employees,” he said.Brad Trevithick, co-owner of The Goat & Vine, bumps elbows with one of his employees behind the takeout counte
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