Newsom clears way for hair salons to reopen in Riverside County

Gavin Newsom
Gov. Gavin Newsom proposes $14 billion in budget cuts due to decreased state revenue from the coronavirus. Valley News/Courtesy photo
RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Gov. Gavin Newsom has cleared the way for barbershops and hair salons to open in counties that have been cleared to move deeper into California's reopening roadmap, including Riverside County.Riverside is one of 47 counties in the state that have been granted "regional variances" needed to open more types of businesses. The variances are based on criteria such as the rate of coronavirus infections and deaths and availability of testing and contact-tracing.The variances allow counties to move deeper into Stage 2 of the state's reopening roadmap, most notably allowing the resumption of limited dine- in service at restaurants and in-person shopping at retail establishments."Along those lines, they (counties) will be able to add in barber shops and hair salons to
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