Most California counties now approved for faster reopening, but so far not Riverside County

KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated Press SACRAMENTO (AP) — As California moves through its methodical four-step process for reopening, some counties are pushing the boundaries by bypassing the state's orders or refusing to enforce rules against businesses that reopen without state permission. Tulare County, in the middle of the state's vast Central Valley agricultural region, was the latest. Its Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to move into "Phase 3" of reopening, giving barbershops, movie theaters and churches the go-ahead even before the county had been approved by the state to go deeper into Phase 2. The state called the county's actions "hasty and careless" and warned in a letter it could lose state and federal disaster relief money. State officials made the same threat to three othe
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