DON THOMPSON Associated Press SACRAMENTO (AP) — California hair and nail salons may provide services outdoors under new rules announced Monday that aim to provide a lifeline for personal care services decimated by the state's shutdown orders but an industry organization says the changes give little help to many owners. The announcement came as Gov. Gavin Newsom reported that infections, hospitalizations and intensive care cases continued increasing but at a slower rate after the state scaled back reopening earlier this month. "We saw a big increase, now we're seeing some stabilization," Newsom said. He noted the rate of positive coronavirus tests fell slightly in the last week to 7.2%. Virus cases have surged in many parts of California in the last month. In the last two weeks alon
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